August 19th, 2012
By MATT CRANE
The empowering story of Wangari Maathai is capturing the attention of Starkville and Mississippi State University.
On Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Starkville Public Library, author and MSU English professor Michael Kardos will host a presentation and discussion on âUnbowed: A Memoirâ by Maathai, the fourth Maroon Edition book selection.
By CARL SMITH
With the right investments and commitments, Mississippi Manufacturers Association President and CEO Jay C. Moon says Mississippi can position itself to revitalize its manufacturing industry as costs continue to rise overseas.
By CARL SMITH
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is expected to take the final step necessary to update its county 911 emergency system by approving a software upgrade purchase for dispatchersâ computer systems at its 5:30 p.m. Monday meeting at the courthouse.
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
JACKSON â Mississippi has nonpartisan judicial elections in name, if not in practice.
Mississippi State is gearing up for the 2012 football season and with 13 days remaining before the opening kickoff, the Bulldogs announced the resignation of Angelo Mirando.
Mirando, who served as the MSU receivers coach last season, indicated personal reasons was the cause for his departure from the program.
The rains passed through the Starkville area on Saturday afternoon just in time for coach Dan Mullen and his Mississippi State Bulldogs to hold their final scrimmage of fall camp.
The end result was a satisfied head coach.
The Starkville Academy softball team had seen its share of losses this season, but Saturday they finally had something to celebrate.
The Lady Volunteers beat Washington School 5-4 in four innings in the 10th annual College Exposure Tournament at the Starkville Sportsplex for their first win.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers are using any type of tournament situation to their advantage this softball season.
With two games played at the 10th annual College Exposure Tournament, Starkville Academy saw it as an opportunity to keep building for the future.
An early Saturday morning storm dumped a tremendous amount of rain upon the Starkville Sportsplex softball fields.
With the thought of how wet it was going to be to have a softball tournament, it was necessary to call tournament director Dan Moreland to see if the 10th annual Exposure Tournament was going to be played.
Sam Lenahan knows what hard work means as a member of the Mississippi State softball team.
In her transition from catcher to third base, it's nothing new for Lenahan to face the task at hand with the Lady Bulldogs.
Lenahan goes about her business the same way off the field.