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January 9th, 2015

Starkville Academy drops overtime soccer decision to MRA

January 9, 2015

The Starkville Academy boys soccer team didn't quit fighting during Friday's match against Madison-Ridgeland Academy even as the temperatures dropped in overtime.
Even though MRA scored in the second 10 minutes of overtime to take a 2-1 victory at the Starkville Sportsplex, the Volunteers came away with a positive feeling about what they can do.

MSU's McKinney decides to enter NFL Draft

January 9, 2015

Benardrick McKinney has seen his time at Mississippi State come to an end.
The junior linebacker announced on Friday that he will forgo his senior season and enter the National Football League Draft.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Things to Know for Today

January 9, 2015

Some of the stories that will be talked about today: House Republicans are on track to pass legislation to authorize the construction of the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline. It's still not immediately clear even within the Obama administration whether rogue hackers or other governments disrupted North Korea's networks last month.

Mayor issues equality repeal veto

January 9, 2015

Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman issued a pair of vetoes against the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s votes to repeal the city’s equality resolution and to amend the city’s adult plus-one health insurance coverage for city employees.
The board carried out both votes, which passed 5-2, behind closed doors during a three-hour executive session at its Tuesday meeting.

Carver Drive contractor halts work

January 9, 2015

The city of Starkville and a contractor working on the Carver Ditch Project have failed to solve a simmering feud and, if the current course holds, the matter is likely heading for a lawsuit.
Precision Construction LLC, a Hattiesburg-based contractor, has refused to finish work on the project, claiming that the city owes more than $163,000 for the work.

CJ’s Pizza closing shop on Thursday

January 9, 2015

Before Matt Trenary became owner of CJ’s Pizza in Starkville, he was part of the pit crew for NASCAR’s Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., changing tires, loading gasoline and performing other maintenance at a grueling pace.
“In practice, we would get (a car’s pit stop) done in under 10 seconds,” Trenary said. “In race day situations, it was more like 12 or 13 seconds.”

Grand opening set for new Yokohama boulevard

January 9, 2015

WEST POINT — The work on Yokohama Boulevard is complete, and the community will see a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the road at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of the boulevard and Eshman Avenue.

January 8th

Ledrekko 'Tut' Williams

January 9, 2015

Minister Ledrekko "Tut" Williams, 42, of Starkville, Mississippi died Friday, January 3, 2015 in Columbus, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi. with Pastor Joseph Lampkin, Officiating.

Lula Mae Shead

January 9, 2015

Mrs. Lula Mae Shead, 65, of Starkville, Mississippi died Friday, December 26, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 10, 2015 at New Zion United Methodist Church, Starkville, Mississippi.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 9, 2015 from 12:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

Dogs top Hogs, now 18-0

January 9, 2015

Nothing has come easy for the Mississippi State women this season even though their record doesn't indicate that.

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