November 5th, 2014
Starkville Parks and Recreation Director Herman Peters gave the first of several monthly budget reports for his department and fielded several aldermenâ€™s questions centered around its $1,939 shortfall for October at Tuesdayâ€™s meeting of the Board of Aldermen at City Hall.
Fundraising is on the rise at Mississippi State University, and MSU Foundation Executive Director for Development Jack McCarty said he has seen several examples of that in just the past week.
Mississippi State University will celebrate its Homecoming this coming Saturday, but that won't be the only homecoming this weekend.
The top-ranked Bulldogs host UT Martin, and the Skyhawks have several Mississippi connections. The most notable is former Bulldog quarterback Dylan Favre.Â
The road to Starkville begins for three of our area teams this Friday.
It still sounds kind of strange to write "road to Starkville," but that's the destination that Mississippi High School Activities Association football teams want to reach for state championships this season.
Not too many years ago Brad Vickers made a name for himself as an all-American swimmer at Delta State.
These days there is another member of the Vickers family topping swimming podiums.
28 New Orleans (4-4) @
10 Carolina (3-5-1)
New Orleans took over sole possession of first place in the NFC South, as running back Mark Ingram continued his strong season as he ran for 100+ yards and 2 touchdowns. The New Orleans defense was able to stymy Carolina QB Cam Newton, who was 10-28 passing for 151 yards.
22 Cleveland (5-3) vs.
17 Tampa Bay (1-7)
Emergency mass notification may soon get a little more crowded in Oktibbeha County, as supervisors are considering adding another service to what E911 is already using.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider approving a $1.1 million bid for construction on the long-planned multi-use path along Lynn Lane at its regular meeting this evening.
The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom.
Aldermen are set to consider approval of the bid from Columbus-based Phillips Contracting Company, Inc. for the project.
One little girl changed Cecilia Heardâ€™s life.
Mrs. Autry Jean Taylor, 81,Â ofÂ Starkville, MS, died Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services willÂ be held 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at New LightÂ Church, Starkville, MS withÂ Minister Ross Crawford, officiating.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 12:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.