July 28th, 2012
By GARY BACHMAN
Daylilies are extremely easy-to-grow flowering perennials, and their variety gives gardeners plenty of ways to create unique, colorful landscape designs.
By EMILY JONES
Some people will go to extreme measures to save money these days.Â With gas prices inching back up, and being a bit on the cheap side anyway, Iâ€™m always game for money-saving ideas.
By MATT CRANE
In the past five years, I have moved to six different places around the Starkville-MSU area and, quite frankly, Iâ€™m sick of it.
Moving is a specific form of first-world torture that claims the souls and disturbs the sleep-cycles of millions of young adults during the last two weeks of July every year.
By MATT CRANE
Dogs have longed been described as manâ€™s best friend, but for Marines fighting in Afghanistan, one special dog proved to be their savior.
When she was only two years old, Lucca K458 joined the Marine Corps on April 23, 2006 as a specialized search dog.
The first couple of days of practice are usually the ones that set the tone for the entire season in any sport.
That is no different for high school football, and the Starkville Academy Volunteers are hoping to get off to a great start.
Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell said it feels like Christmas in July for several reasons.
First and foremost, it's the opportunity to get back on the field for the 23rd year of coaching the sport he loves. The Yellowjackets begin preseason practice on Monday.
By STEVEN NALLEY
When John Cohen was at Mississippi State University, he had the opportunity to see Eudora Welty at a campus venue, but he missed it.
Cohen, now baseball coach at MSU, said he regrets the decision. At the time, he said, he didnâ€™t think going to see an author, even a Pulitzer Prize winner like Welty, was â€ścool.â€ť