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April 22nd, 2015

Two local theaters prepare to stage spring productions

April 22, 2015

Theater MSU is offering playgoers an experience very different from the typical play seen at the McComas Hall theater.
“The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” directed by John Nara, will be presented today through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The audience will be invited onto the stage to view the play.
Platforms have been built on the stage, where about 110 seats will be placed.

Prosecution dropped in Manning case

April 22, 2015

The state of Mississippi’s case against Willie “Fly” Manning in the 1993 murder of two elderly women has come to a dead end after Mississippi 16th Circuit Judge Lee Howard approved an order ending the prosecution Monday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.

Academy students present ‘Annie’

April 22, 2015

The sun will come out tomorrow, when Starkville Academy’s production of “Annie” opens.

City approves bond resolution

April 22, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen approved a resolution to issue $2.7 million in general obligation public improvement bonds during a brief Tuesday evening meeting in Starkville City Hall.

April 21st

Skinner of Jackets takes basketball skills to Hinds CC

April 21, 2015

Everyone wants to be involved with a place where they are liked.
Josh Skinner believes he has found that at Hinds Community College in Raymond.
The Starkville High School boys basketball player signed a scholarship with Hinds on Wednesday afternoon inside the school gymnasium where he performed for the Yellowjackets.

SHS soccer defender Dunne to continue career at Millsaps

April 21, 2015

Who is Conner Dunne?
To his soccer coach Brian Bennett, he is “one of the best” to ever grace the field for the Yellowjackets.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Putting a name on scholarship always big deal

April 21, 2015

The process of a high school or junior college athlete putting a pen to a piece of paper should never be taken for granted.
Over the years, I've watched many young men and women sign scholarships and the significance of that act is always the same. It's very important.

Mississippi State gets young players in football mix

April 21, 2015

Mississippi State may have several veterans, but the Bulldogs have a good many young players who will play vital roles in the fall.
Although spring practice ended Saturday with the Maroon and White game, seventh-year head coach Dan Mullen's biggest goal was to see how some of the younger guys handled things.

SHS seniors recognized between region softball games

April 21, 2015

Starkville High School softball coach Wendy Jolly said seniors play an important role in the success of any team.
On the way to a playoff berth in Class 6A this fast pitch season, Jolly has gotten that leadership from seniors Iyuna Clark and Jocitta Buchanan.
Clark and Buchanan were recognized between the two games of a doubleheader Tuesday against Northwest Rankin.

Howland hires Ludwig to staff with Bulldogs

April 21, 2015

New Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland continues to compile his staff.
On Tuesday, he announced Jason Ludwig joined his staff as director of operations.
Ludwig comes to Starkville from Arizona State, where he was the director of operations for the Sun Devils the past two seasons.

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