October 10th, 2014
Dorothy June Prisock Parish, 91, passed away on October 10, 2014 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS.Â She was a retired office manager with Templeton Motor Company in Starkville, MS and a member of First Baptist Church in Starkville.Â She enjoyed sewing, travelling, and reading.Â She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, and square dance group.
Brenda Kay Hazel McKenzie, 59, passed away on October 9, 2014 at her residence in Sturgis, MS.Â She was a homemaker, quilt maker, and a member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Beth Clark; parents, Oliver Roscoe Hazel and Mildred Alice Wallace Hazel; and two brothers and one sister.
The Starkville Christian School Cougars opened the basketball season Friday night with a sweep over the Meridian Flyers at home.
In the varsity boys game, Starkville Christian defeated Meridian 57-45. Isaac Jameson led the Cougars with 15 points, while Zack Tucker added 12 points.
ESPNâ€™s College GameDay bus arrived at Mississippi State University for the first time ever to the warm, raucous welcome of hundreds of MSU fans and students.
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission faces a packed agenda for its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the City Hall courtroom, including renewed and contested efforts to rezone property between Jackson Street and a subdivision, rezoning for construction of the $10 million Innovation District, and a rezoning request to replace a mobile home park with an apartment complex.
Student volunteers showed up Thursday to help their fellow students as they moved out of Oak Hall.
A Sunday night fire temporarily displaced more than 150 students from the dormitory.
Mississippi State's defense is looking for some redemption this Saturday.
Last year in Auburn, the Bulldogs allowed the Tigers to march 88 yards and score the game-winning touchdown with 10 seconds left in the game.
That touchdown still stings.
More than just homecoming festivities surround tonightâ€™s game between East Oktibbeha and West Oktibbeha.Â
Defensive lineman Lorenzo Dantzler proclaimed that the Starkville Yellowjackets wanted to shut out all division opponents.
They are off to a good start.
After two Class 6A, Region 2 games, Starkville has outscored Columbus and Northwest Rankin 85-0.
The Jackets go for number three tonight when they host the Greenville Hornets. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
What constitutes a win streak?
Is it two games, three games or even four games in a row?
No matter what the definition, the fact that French Camp Academy (4-3, 4-0) comes to Starkville this week on the heels of winning four in a row is impressive.