July 2nd, 2014
Matt Roberts felt he was ready to be a head coach when he left his post as an assistant coach at Michigan State in 2012 to become an assistant coach at Mississippi State.
He wanted to be the head coach of a Southeastern Conference program.
Former Mississippi State Bulldog Chris Curry became the head coach of Arkansas-Little Rock earlier this week.
After playing two seasons at Meridian Community College, Curry played the 1999 season for legendary head coach Ron Polk and the Bulldogs. He led all Southeastern Conference catchers in fielding percentage before being drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 1999.
ACKERMAN â€“ One phrase quickly comes to mind when you ask Choctaw County coach Gary Beals about his basketball teams over the summer.
â€śThey were hungry,â€ť Beals said. â€śThey showed up in the gym to practice and they wanted to play. They were simply hungry and that is a sign I like.â€ť
Both set of Chargers hoop teams transferred that desire to playing time on the court this summer.
Odie Fred Wallace, II, 57, passed away on July 1, 2014 at his residence in Starkville, MS.Â He attended Longview Methodist Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher.
J. B. VanLandingham died on June 27, 2014.Â He was born to Corrie Pryor and J. B. VanLandingham, Sr. on April 4, 1916 in West Point, MS.
Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen set in motion a plan at its regular meeting Tuesday evening to explore purchasing the Cadence Bank main branch facility downtown as the future home of the city police department.
More than two months after the city issued a check for more than $400,000 to Starkville School District, at least one Starkville alderman wants the money returned.
Senate Bill 2681 was not the only law to go into effect on Tuesday.
But it is one that is arguably sparking the most public backlash.
Starkville Fire Department firefighters took to the water Tuesday during the departmentâ€™s first training day to get used to newly-acquired diving gear.
The department received nine new sets of diving gear worth $19,400 in early June through a donation from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
Mississippi State continues to show compliance with the new Southeastern Conference policy of playing series against power conference teams in the near future.
The MSU athletic department announced a home-and-home series with North Carolina State on Tuesday for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.Â