July 16th, 2014
The list of preseason honors for Mississippi State junior quarterback Dak Prescott keeps getting bigger.
On Wednesday, Prescott was a part of the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list and was nominated for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.
Jay Hughes was not going to let an injury keep him down.
After tearing his Achilles in Mississippi State's first football game of the season in 2013 against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Hughes knew it was going to be a long process to get back onto the field.
The injury happened on the sixth defensive play for the Bulldogs, while Hughes was breaking up a pass.
There are certain players who exhibit an All-Star quality.
Starkville High School tennis coach Rob Fyke believes he has been fortunate to have had one of those players in Emily Turner.
Turner will be one of the players from Mississippi that will be participating in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star match today in Jackson.
The East Webster tennis team brought home the Class 2A State team championship.
Now one of those players finds himself taking the court once more as part of the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Tennis Games.
Mississippi State continues to fill its non-conference basketball slate.
It was announced Wednesday that the Bulldogs will participate in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic at the American Bank Center. The event will take place during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 28-29. MSU opens the tournament against St. Louis. The Bulldogs will then either play TCU or Bradley.
Funeral services for James F. "Jimmy" Stevens will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Welch Funeral Home Chapel.Â Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.Â
Henry Arthur Rives passed away on July 12, 2014, at Belleville Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Illinois.Â He was born in Starkville, MS, on March 10, 1927, to Jeffie Lee and William Rives.
Services will be held on Friday, 12:00 Noon, at North End Missionary Baptist Church, 463 N. 88th Street, East St. Louis, Illinois.Â Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, East St. Louis, IL.
Mrs. Dixie Sue Mullins Clark passed away at Oktibbeha County Hospital on Saturday, July 12, 2014.Â Visitation will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014.Â Funeral services will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.Â Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery of Macon, MS.
During a lengthy board meeting Tuesday evening where Starkville aldermen failed to reach a consensus on some issues, they did manage to unanimously approve a letter of intent to further its negotiations with Cadence Bank to purchase its main branch downtown for use as Starkville Police Department headquarters.
After tornados ripped through Louisville on April 28, Mary Francis Wilson lost her house.
But she found something interesting, too.
Amongst the rubble and debris that lay in her yard, Wilson found a rather unexpected item â€” a wedding dress. But it wasnâ€™t hers.
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