October 7th, 2014
There may be a chill in the air, but that has not stopped one group of Starkville Academy students from hitting the pool.
This past Wednesday the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools held its annual swim meet and amongst those taking part were the elementary and high school Volunteer swimmers.
After a night to evaluate the situation, Mississippi State University determined that 153 female students will be displaced as a result of a Sunday night fire in the Oak Hall residence hall, rather than the initially expected 198, according to university chief communication officer Sid Salter.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider authorizing a loan of up to $400,000 for a sewer rehabilitation project in the industrial park at its meeting this evening.
The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom.
Following months of debate on how Oktibbeha County will provide administrative office space for the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District, school superintendent Lewis Holloway wrangled county supervisors to what they called a â€śstarting pointâ€ť on Monday.
When members of Starkville Rotary Club meet at Starkville Country Club, many travel down South Montgomery Street, traveling south from downtown Starkville or Highway 12. And when they do, just before they arrive at Starkville Country Club, they see six acres of property under heavy construction.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen said "it's cool" to be the head coach of a top ranked team.
The Bulldogs beat then-No. 6 Texas A&M last Saturday and are now No. 3, along with in-state rival Ole Miss, in the Associated Press top 25 poll.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs and head coach Dan Mullen are turning some heads nationally with their recent success.
After defeating two top 10 teams in the last two games and reached No. 3 in the nation themselves, it has caused many to start talking about and praising the Bulldogs.
MABEN â€“ One inning stood out among the others Monday as the East Webster Lady Wolverines claimed a 14-8 victory over county and divisional rival Eupora.
It didn't take long for Mississippi State center Martha Alwal to feel the pressure during the preseason.
The All-Southeastern Conference player for the Bulldogs was on the free-throw line at the end of the first practice on Monday and she had the responsibility to hit two free throws or the running of sprints would continue.