September 4th, 2014
The Starkville Yellowjackets opened the season against the Noxubee County Tigers and a rivalry has developed between those teams over the years.
Starkville took a trip to Oxford last week for what has become the "Little Egg Bowl" and a rivalry has started between those schools.
It is early, but with two big wins, coach Junior Graham is pleased with the way his Eupora Eagles are performing so far.
Come tonight though, Eupora will face what might be its toughest test yet against Winona that has split its two first outings.
The Jackson Academy Lady Raiders got the attention of the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets in the first set of Thursday's volleyball match.
After pulling out a 29-27 win in that first set, the Lady Jackets knew they had to turn it up a notch in the second frame.
Starkville made a run with the help of the service game of Courtney Wilson and it took the second set easily 25-12.
MABEN â€“ The East Webster Wolverines powered their way through the French Camp Panthers in slow pitch softball Thursday night.
Getting off to a fast start, the Lady Wolverines cruised to a 15-0 victory.
Clifton Dale Jordan, 52, of Starkville, MS, entered heaven on September 3, 2014 at his home. Visitation for Dale will be held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS on September 6, 2014 from 9:00-11:00 a.m., with the homecoming service following at 11 a.m. at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. Jerry Lawson. The burial will follow in Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS.
Work is underway to transform Unity Park into a more open, pedestrian-friendly space ahead of its planned opening on Martin Luther King Day.
As of this year, Mississippi has two sales tax holidays â€” one in late July for clothing and footwear leading into the school year, and one this Friday-Sunday for guns and other hunting items leading into hunting season.
Normally, Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) plans a series of workshops in September because it is National Emergency Preparedness Month.
Mississippi State hopes to take a big step this week as it plays UAB at home.
The Bulldogs opened the season with a 49-0 win over Southern Miss, and there were some miscues and jitters in game one for MSU. Head coach Dan Mullen always likes to see improvement, but the improvement from week one to week two is crucial.