February 11th, 2015
The Starkville Board of Aldermenâ€™s Comprehensive Plan Advisory team is moving closer to having a plan recommendation to present to the full board.
The team, which is comprised of Jason Walker, Scott Maynard and Roy A. Perkins from Wards 4,5 and 6 respectively, met Tuesday morning in the Starkville city hall courtroom to continue discussions on the cityâ€™s comprehensive plan.
Last Thursday, Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray was singing in front of President Barack Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. On Tuesday, Murray was signing autographs and greeting students at Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary School in Starkville.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees approved tile upgrades at Sudduth and Ward Stewart Elementary schools and approved the solicitation of bids for tile work at Armstrong Middle School during its monthly meeting Tuesday.
Mississippi State baseball and Mardi Gras will come together Thursday as Dudy Gras 9.5 rolls through downtown Starkville.
The parade begins at 4:30 p.m. at Rickâ€™s Cafe on Highway 182 and will head west, turning onto Douglas Conner Drive towards Mugshots Grill and Bar. Once the parade reaches Main Street, it will roll east towards campus, ending at the MSU Amphitheater.
Neither Mississippi State or Alabama brought the offense Tuesday night.
But in the end, the Crimson Tide had a little bit more scoring than the Bulldogs did.
MSU fell 55-51 to Alabama at Humphrey Coliseum even though the Bulldogs had a better field goal percentage than the Tide.
"You hold a team to 32 percent from the field and you end up with a loss," MSU head coach Rick Ray said.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer knew how difficult this three-game stretch was going to be.
When it comes to traveling to Tennessee, hosting Texas A&M and making the trip to Kentucky in consecutive games, that's a tough schedule for any team to endure.
EUPORA â€“ New direction leading to a familiar place.
That could very well be the title of the book about the hiring of Stephen Edwards as the new head football coach and Athletic Director at Eupora High School.
The Mississippi Horse Park will host one of its largest events of the year this weekend as the annual Rotary Rodeo begins.
Horse Park manager Bricklee Miller said this yearâ€™s event marks the rodeoâ€™s 10th iteration, and will be the eighth one that the Starkville Rotary Club has produced.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is hosting its ninth UnWINE Downtown event on Thursday.
Sheldon Webster grew up on the peaceful land of the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge, but his book series has him traveling to the site of what he sees as â€śa very dark chapter in mankind.â€ť