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April 24th, 2015

Finding Innovation Park site ‘Job No. 1’ for LINK

April 24, 2015

Finding a new site for the proposed Innovation District Park in Oktibbeha County is a top priority for the Golden Triangle Development LINK, according to CEO Joe Max Higgins.
Higgins updated leaders and citizens from the three counties the LINK serves during an economic development forum at East Mississippi Community College Thursday.

Two arrested after fleeing police officers

April 24, 2015

Two men are in Starkville Police Department custody after an evasion attempt ended in an accident at the 911 Shopping Center on Highway 12.

April 23rd

SOLID SA: Volunteers use 11 hits to win first game, Templeton perfect on mound in second

April 23, 2015

The Starkville Academy Volunteers showed baseball games are not always won with a power display.
On Thursday, Starkville Academy used 11 hits, all singles, to defeat the Pillow Academy Mustangs 9-2 in the first game of a Class AAA-Division I doubleheader.
The Vols used the momentum of the first game win and had an even better outing in the second.

Starkville defeats Grenada on road to begin playoffs

April 23, 2015

GRENADA – The Starkville Yellowjackets opened the Class 6A playoffs with a 3-0 road victory over the Grenada Chargers.
Starkville, which improved its record to 14-12, scored all of its runs in the third inning. Tyler Barnes had a RBI double in the frame.

East Webster cruises in a sweep of twinbill

April 23, 2015

MABEN – East Webster cruised through the regular season with a 21-2 record and taking the Class 2A, Region 2 title.
The first round of the playoffs were much like the regular season for the Wolverines.
Coach Wes Johnson's club swept Coahoma County Thursday night, putting the finishing touches on the action with a 22-0 victory in three innings in the second game to move on.

Gail Elizabeth Brand Morgan

April 23, 2015

Gail Elizabeth
Brand Morgan

Gail Elizabeth Brand Morgan, 70, passed away on April 23, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS.  She was a homemaker and member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee H. Brand and Gwennell Porter Brand; husband, Charles Reed Morgan; grandson, Dustin Shannon; and son-in-law, Bill Roberts.

Arthur Lee Wordlaw

April 23, 2015

Mr. Arthur Lee Wordlaw, Sr., 81, of  Starkville, Mississippi died April 16, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 25, 2015 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Maben, Mississippi with Reverend Nelson Forrest, officiating.

Eupora earns pair of shutouts in doubleheader success

April 23, 2015

EUPORA – There were two games played with two wins by the home team and two zeros on the visitor's side of the scoreboard.
On Thursday, Eupora welcomed H.W. Byers to town for a Class 2A opening round doubleheader where in the end, the Eagles walked away with 9-0 and 12-0 victories.

Bulldogs have ample time to prepare for Razorbacks

April 23, 2015

Mississippi State needed a break after being swept by Florida this past weekend.
The Bulldogs didn't play a midweek game this week, giving them ample time to prepare for their next Southeastern Conference series.
MSU competes in Fayetteville, Ark., today against No. 30 Arkansas.

SPD to launch citizen police academy

April 23, 2015

Starkville Police Department Chief Frank Nichols said his department will offer citizens a chance to have a first-hand look at how it operates when it launches its citizen police academy this summer.

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