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May 13th, 2015

Slain police already provoke charity scams

May 13, 2015

Following the Saturday night shooting of Hattiesburg police officers Benjamin Deen, 34, and Liquori Tate, 25, the Better Business Bureau of Mississippi has warned that phone scams are popping up across the state, under the guise of collecting donations for the slain officers.

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MS Horse Park to open harness track

May 13, 2015

The MS Horse Park has just opened their new harness track and will be offering free harness training during the months of May, June and July. The park is located at 869 E. Poorhouse Rd.
“Our uniform five-eights (of a mile) track is the perfect mixture of sand and clay to accommodate harness racing,” said Bricklee Miller, the facility operator at the MS Horse Park.

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May 12th

By JAMES CARSKADON

May 13, 2015

Republican Mike Tagert captured 35 percent of all Oktibbeha County votes in the special election to fill the empty U.S. House of Representatives seat in Mississippi’s First Congressional District, but Tagert fell short of the total needed to make the runoff election.

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School bus, pickup truck in collision

May 13, 2015

No serious injuries were reported with a Tuesday morning collision between a Starkville School District bus and ...

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Man arrested after firing shots near officers

May 13, 2015

An Oktibbeha County man was arrested on a charge of disturbing the peace Monday night after he reportedly fired a shotgun near sheriff’s deputies.
Deputies were dispatched...

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Man killed in Hwy 25 accident

May 13, 2015

A Vardaman man is dead after a truck struck him early Tuesday morning, according to Mississippi Highway Patrol.
A highway patrol press release said ...

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MSU's Mullen puts players in pros

May 12, 2015

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen has proven he can put players in the National Football League.
The Bulldogs have produced 18 overall draft picks under the seventh-year head coach since 2010.
This month's NFL Draft proved that once again. The Bulldogs had five players taken in the first six rounds and seven sign free agent contracts.

Nicholson in midst of first spring drills as SA head coach

May 12, 2015

Spring brings along with it changes.
The grass is greener, the air is warmer and the dawning of a new football season begins. This spring brings those changes to the Starkville Academy football team, but the more things change, the more they will stay the same.

Wolverines pound out 13 hits to defeat Tigers

May 12, 2015

MABEN – Against one of the state’s hottest hitting teams, the East Webster Wolverines flipped the script on the Hatley Tigers.
The Wolverines pounded out 13 hits and used aggressive base running to take game one of the Class 2A North State championship series 12-2 in Cumberland.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Reaching NCAA Tournament a big deal for MSU softball

May 12, 2015

It's very difficult to reach the NCAA Tournament in any sport.
Making it to postseason should never be taken for granted and it should never get old.
The Mississippi State softball program has reached the NCAA Tournament in four-consecutive seasons under the leadership of head coach Vann Stuedeman and it has certainly been an impressive run.

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