June 15th, 2015
Hughbert Collier, 87, a retired welder, passed away Friday June 12, 2015 in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Collier was born April 13, 1928 in Choctaw County, MS. He was a member of the Ackerman Church of Christ and served in the U.S Navy during WWII.
Starkville Academy head coach Chase Nicholson saw a smooth transition and has a veteran coaching staff to help him out.
See Robbie Faulk's update on the Volunteers in Tuesday's Starkville Daily News.
Beef Stroganoff Meatballs
The sour cream and mushroom base of this sauce is rich and decadent. To save time and make this an easy weeknight meal, keep a batch of precooked meatballs in the freezer. Then, make the sauce and dinner is served.
2 lbs ground beef
3 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
3 tbsp gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
Travis Outlaw, a 12-year National Basketball Association veteran, is hosting the annual The Elite â€śTravis Outlawâ€ť Basic Skills and Fundamentals Basketball Camp June 23-25 in Starkville in the Travis Outlaw Center located at the Starkville Sportsplex, 405 Lynn Lane from 8 a.m. until noon. This is a three-day event with the cost for attendance being $75.
Mississippi State was able to capture an individual national championship on the final day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships Saturday.
Rhianwedd Price won the 1,500-meter run in Eugene, Ore., with a time of 4:09.56.
For more on Price's accomplishment and the final day at the NCAA Championships for the Bulldogs, see Monday's sports pages of The Starkville Daily News.
Mississippi State athletics enjoyed a good run during the 2014-15 school year. For a look at how the Bulldogs fared, see story by Starkville Daily News MSU beat writer Ben Wait and Danny P. Smith's column in Sunday's edition.
Mississippi State baseball signee Delvin Zinn will not sign with the Chicago Cubs and come play for the Bulldogs.
The Pontotoc shortstop was taken in the 28th round with 833rd overall pick by the Cubs. He joins Graceville, Florida, left-handed pitcher Jared Padgett as those honoring their commitments to MSU.
The lone Republican candidate in the race for Oktibbeha County chancery clerk has dropped out of the race, Republican Party Chairman Marnita Henderson told the Starkville Daily News Friday afternoon.
Frances Anne Tolar, 64, of Hixson, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 1, 2015.
She was born on September 7, 1950 in Columbia, MS to the late Thomas Ray Tolar, Sr. and Frances Love Tillery Tolar. Anne graduated from Pensacola High School, received her Bachelorâ€™s Degree from the University of West Florida and her Masterâ€™s Degree from Mississippi State University.
Starkville Academy quarterback Houston Clark celebrates the big victory over Jackson Academy last season.