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December 2nd

Mary Esther Mullins Goodman

December 3, 2014

Mary Esther Mullins Goodman, a long time resident of Starkville, Mississippi, and resident of Las Vegas, Nevada since October, 2010, died November 27, 2014.  Esther was born April 20, 1924, to C.S. and Mary Mullins.

MSU women shoot well from long range to pile up points

December 3, 2014

Points tend to come quickly in basketball when a team is successfully making 3-point field goals.
That was the case Tuesday night for the Mississippi State women.
The No. 23 Bulldogs used that shooting touch and tough play in the second half to their advantage as they knocked off visiting North Dakota State 109-58.

SMITH ON SPORTS: UAB shuts down football program, leaves memories

December 3, 2014

Never in my wildest imagination did I think that when I watched the UAB Blazers play against the Mississippi State Bulldogs in football this season that it would be the last time.
Back in September, our beat writer Ben Wait was out of town participating in his brother's wedding and I had the opportunity to cover the game between the Bulldogs and Blazers.

MSU's McDonald recognized for play

December 3, 2014

Mississippi State golfer Ally McDonald continues to receive recognition for her good play on the golf course.
It was announced Tuesday that she was selected to the All-Amateur second team by Global Golf Post. The Fulton native will be featured in the December issue.

Morris, SCS girls respond for victory

December 3, 2014

Starkville Christian School girls coach Mark Horstemeyer had a pat on the head for Charity Morris when she came out with 33 seconds left of Tuesday night's game against Kemper Academy.
It was much deserved.
Morris led the Lady Cougars with 18 points and performed well in a key stretch of the third quarter as her team won a 54-39 decision over the Lady Rams.

Residents looking for new ways to help needy this year

December 2, 2014

Families and organizations throughout Starkville are looking for alternative ways to give this year in the absence of Helping Hand’s Adopt-a-Family program.
Last year, the Adopt-a-Family program compiled a list in early November of 68 families who were in need. This year, Helping Hands has not released a list of families.

Residents fuming after fiber work damages home

December 2, 2014

C Spire’s claims its Fiber to the Home service will offer unmatched convenience for customers, but an installation accident Monday afternoon left internet speeds as the lest of one Starkville family’s concerns.

GTR airport director speaks at Rotary

December 2, 2014

Golden Triangle Regional Airport Executive Director Mike Hainsey shared updates in three areas in the airport’s operation with the Starkville Rotary Club Monday.
The three areas, as Hainsey described them, were airline service, economic development and airport improvements.

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December 1st

Troy Dempsey Criddle, Jr.

December 1, 2014

West Point, MS – Mr. Troy Dempsey Criddle, Jr., 60, passed away on November 30, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

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