April 29th, 2015
LOUISVILLE â€” A year after an EF4 tornado killed 10 people and left a long trail of destruction in Winston County, residents and area leaders gathered Tuesday to dedicate a memorial to the victims of the storm in Louisville.
The Starkville Community Market will open for the third year at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday in its new location at Fire Station Park, at the intersection of Spring Street and Lampkin Street.
Greater Starkville Development Partnership CEO Jennifer Gregory visited the Starkville Kiwanis Club to talk about how the Partnership operates and ongoing economic development efforts in Starkville.
Last Friday, Sushil Raj Poudel, a graduate student at Mississippi State University from Nepal, was celebrating his birthday when he heard the news that his home countrywas devastated by a massive earthquake.
â€śI thought it was a joke,â€ť said Poudel. â€śI saw a picture of a big landmark that was destroyed on Facebook, and I thought it was a prank, then more pictures started coming.â€ť
The rain held off long enough at Starkville Academy Tuesday night for the Volunteers to honor the seniors who have meant so much to the success of the program.
Harper Arnold, Billy McGee, John McReynolds, Ben Moorehead and Hunter Peeples were all recognized prior to Starkville Academy's game against Magnolia Heights.
MABEN â€“ Mother Nature has not been East Webster's friend this spring.
Head coach Wes Johnson is a testament to that.
Weather reared its nasty head again on Tuesday, postponing East Webster and Baldwyn's Class 2A playoff game until later in the week.
Malik Newman caused quite a buzz last Friday when he committed to play college basketball at Mississippi State.
After he caused the hearts of many Bulldogs to skip a beat by saying "the University of Mississippi State," Newman then put on an MSU cap and rang a cowbell to make his intentions clear.
Mrs. Eva O. Jones, 85, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at her home in Louisville, MS. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 29th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Dewayne Kelsey officiating. Interment will be at 3:30 PM in Liberty Cemetery in Booneville, MS. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bessie M. Cannon, 83, of Â Starkville, Mississippi died April 23, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M., Thursday,April 30, 2015 at Peterâ€™s Rock Temple Church of God In Christ, Starkville, Mississippi with Elder Joseph Hawkins, officiating.
Mississippi State is looking to do something that has never happened in the last eight years and thatâ€™s win three in a row against in-state rival Ole Miss in the Governorâ€™s Cup.
The Bulldogs (23-21) and Rebels (23-22) renew the rivalry today at Trustmark Park in Pearl in the ninth annual Governorâ€™s Cup. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.