July 3rd, 2014
William (Billy) Earl Hall, 87 passed away at his home in Lansing, Michigan on October 4, 2006. William Hall was born in Martensville, Mississippi on October 9, 1918 to the late Edward Earl Hall and Hattie Moody Hall. Â Mr. Hall was married to the former Frances Upchurch at First Baptist Church in Starkville.Â
Frances Lizzett Upchurch Hall, 96 passed away on June 8, 2014 at the Mid-Michigan Hospice House in Lansing, Michigan.
Age will not be an issue for coach Jeff Overstreet and the Starkville American All-Stars.
Even though American is an all 6-year-old team playing against 7-year-old squads at the Dizzy Dean South State Tournament this weekend, Overstreet said his players are showing they have what it takes to have success.
Hamburgers, hot dogs and fireworks are just a few words that come to mind when someone mentions the Fourth of July. For a select group of Starkville athletes, the word baseball will be added to that list.
Mississippi State has hired Zach Dillon as coordinator of baseball camps and a volunteer assistant coach the athletic department announced Thursday afternoon.
Dillon replaces Jake Wells who was hired as an assistant coach at Louisiana Tech earlier this summer. Along with his camp duties, Dillon will also coach first base during the spring.Â
As you wake up today, you may notice that there is a good bit going on in the sports world.
There is the Wimbledon men's semifinals matches, two FIFA World Cup quarterfinal games, golf from The Greenbrier, which I will be enjoying, and a full slate of Major League Baseball with a couple of those games on television, another sport that will have my interest.
Cadence Bank in Starkville is not planning to downsize, at least not according to Cadence Mississippi President Jerry Toney.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman took full responsibility on Wednesday for funds the city errantly sent to Starkville School District in April, adding that he had already taken steps to retrieve the money.
Fire officials are advising residents to take care with any fireworks usage ahead of the Fourth of July holiday.
Starkville Fire Chief Rodger Mann said fireworks have been banned from sale or use within Starkville city limits for decades.
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Starkville Police Department arrested two suspects Tuesday on charges related to counterfeit checks and are searching for a third suspect.