April 14th, 2015
Mississippi State University is set to begin on-campus interviews with four candidates over the next two weeks for the vice president for Student Affairs post. The position was left vacant last summer when then-VP Bill Kibler left to become the university president at Sul Ross State University in Texas. Bill Broyles has been filling in as the interim VP for Student Affairs since Kibler left.
Two of Starkvilleâ€™s dedicated volunteers were honored in Jackson Monday with GIVE Awards.
GIVE Awards â€” or Governorâ€™s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence Awards â€” are awarded to about 13 of Mississippiâ€™s community servants each year, all individuals with exceptional community service records and histories by Volunteer Mississippi, Governor Phil Bryant and First Lady Deborah Bryant.
Sherre Hudspeth Denson, 60, died Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Austin, TX.
Sherre was born October 9, 1954 in Louisville, MS.Â In her early life, Sherre moved throughout Mississippi and Louisiana with fond memories of Pickens, Bay Springs and Lafayette, LA.Â in particular.Â She also often reminisced about her family visits to Sturgis and Louisville.
Mary Hellen Massey Delivorias, 72, passed away on April 12, 2015 at her residence in Starkville, MS.Â She was an honor graduate of Philadelphia High School and a former Miss Neshoba County, Miss Philadelpia and Miss Hospitality.Â She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Mississippi State College for Women.Â While at MSCW, she was a member of the MSCW modeling squad and historian
There is no lack of confidence for the Mississippi State linebackers this spring.
The group lost several players from last year's core, but they return several players who made significant contributions and they add a few young players with a good bit of talent.
Expectations are high among the Bulldog linebackers.
Former Mississippi State University defensive back Jamerson Love was one of two people Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department arrested in a last Thursday evening domestic violence incident.
OCSD Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett said deputies responded at 6:02 p.m. Thursday to a call at 79 Inverness Road.
It may have been a slow start of the season for the Mississippi State Bulldogs on the tennis court.
Things have certainly picked up at the end.
The Bulldogs won several key Southeastern Conference matches down the stretch, including an upset over Georgia at home, and clinched the No. 3 seed in the league.
Starkville Academy's tennis players have developed a reputation of being competitors.
Despite being comprised of a relatively young field, the Volunteers never back down from the challenge and use each time on the court to improve.
Mississippi State campus radio station WMSV 91.1 FM and United Blood Services will continue their week-long blood drive in Starkville today at the Starkville Daily News.
A fire early Sunday morning destroyed a home in Southern Oktibbeha County.
At 3:25 a.m., Central and District 5 Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a structure fire at 119 Andrew Road. Although the fire was large, it was put out rather quickly, county fire services coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said.
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