March 27th, 2014
Mississippi State entered Southeastern Conference play losing three out of its last five games.
After an opening day loss to Georgia to start league play, the Bulldogs have rebounded and won four of their last five SEC games.
MSU (18-9, 4-2) looks to continue its hot start in conference play this weekend. The No. 16 Bulldogs host Arkansas (16-8, 3-3) in a three-game series starting tonight.
Very few players in athletes on any level get the right to be selected as an All-Star.
There will be 24 girls from across the state tipping off for the 50th annual Mississippi Sports Medicine North-South All-Star game tonight.
Among those selected for the North squad will be East Websterâ€™s own Quantesha Patterson.
Jimmie Martin Wilson, 62, passed away on March 27, 2014 at her residence in Starkville, MS.Â She was a retired Customer Service Representative for Hilton Corporation and a member of Arlington Presbyterian Church in Arlington, TN.Â She loved life, her family and friends.
Ellen D. Norris, 40,Â died Monday, March 24, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 29,Â 2014 at Choctaw County Community Center, Ackerman, Mississippi with Apostle Pete McKinnis officiating.Â
Narcissus Kelly, 101,Â died Monday, March 24, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 29,Â 2014 at Springhill Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Reverend Tyrone Orr officiating.Â
Visitation will be Friday,Â March 28,Â 2014: 12-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.Â
The Mississippi State women's basketball starting lineup continues to take shape in Vic Schaefer's second season as the head coach.
Starkville Police Department is seeking public assistance in finding a man wanted in connection with an alleged burglary.
Police are searching for 18-year-old Deangelo Dewayne Manning, whoâ€™s described as 6-foot-1and weighing approximately 175 pounds.
Oktibbeha County firefighters stopped a large grass fire near Highway 12 from damaging other property Wednesday afternoon.
Oktibbeha County Fire Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the firefighters dispatched at 1:46 p.m. to a grass fire near Lisa Lane off of Highway 12. He said the fire was spreading rapidly and threatening some structures and a tractor nearby.
The Oktibbeha County Humane Society (OCHS) has been awarded a $5,000 â€śI Care for Animalsâ€ť car tag grant.
The â€śI Care for Animalsâ€ť care tag grant will be used to financially assist the OCHS Pet Pals Spay/Neuter Program for low-income families. The car tag program gives Mississippians the opportunity to purchase a specialty license plate that benefits shelter animals within the state.
Llanes Bradford has been to more than a few Mississippi State University sporting events, but she said she had never been to other locales on the MSU campus â€” until Wednesday. Sheâ€™s a fifth-grader at Henderson Intermediate School, where her high scores on a nine-weeks benchmark assessments earned her and others in her grade a field trip to campus.