June 2nd, 2015
Reaching the No. 1 spot nationally for five weeks attracts some attention and thatâ€™s whatâ€™s happening at Mississippi State these days in football.
Last yearâ€™s successful season was bound to make an impact on the Bulldogsâ€™ recruiting and itâ€™s showing already with a solid 2016 class already being put together.
Some fans have had some reservations about the projected $40 million baseball facility planned for Mississippi State, especially after the season the Bulldogs just experienced.
Many supporters have approached me in the last few months with concerns about biting off such a huge endeavor at this time while the results on the field have been subpar.
Both Mississippi State basketball teams got a boost on Tuesday.
It was announced that David Deets was hired as the new Director of Basketball Performance for both the men's and women's teams.
He takes over for Richard Akins, who retired in May after 33 years with the Bulldogs.
A former Mississippi State University cheerleader is seeking $500,000 for injuries sustained when an ESPN camera cart ran over her during the 2013 Egg Bowl.
Michaela Mills filed the suit Friday against ESPN and MSU in the U.S. Northern District Court of Mississippi in Aberdeen.
A Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge Ram and Jeep car dealership complex could be coming to Starkville as early as 2016, a representative of HPM Development said Monday.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors commissioned Oxford-based planning firm Slaughter & Associates to draft county subdivision regulations Monday to address infrastructure issues brought on by multi-tenant buildings.
Tuesdayâ€™s runoff will decide Mississippiâ€™s next U.S. Congressman.
Voters in 21 counties and five whole or partial precincts in Oktibbeha County will choose a successor to the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee, but election officials expect that choice to be made by a fraction of the First Congressional Districtâ€™s roughly 600,000 eligible voters.
Judge James A. â€śJimâ€ť Mills is seeking another term as District 3 justice court judge. Mills, on the bench for 18 years, has also worked with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, been a Starkville alderman and an auxiliary deputy with the Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Office, he said in his campaign announcement.
Dak Prescott is expected to have a big senior year.
The Mississippi State quarterback is coming off a record-setting junior campaign that saw the Bulldogs rise to No. 1 in the country for five weeks. He finished eighth in the Heisman Trophy voting after being in the discussion for most of the season.
Starkville Academy softball is in for a unique couple of years but excitement is growing for the program with the addition of Rob Barron as the new coach this year.
Coach Kayla Mosley isnâ€™t hanging up the cleats just yet, though, as she is taking a year of absence to do some promotional work in the Air National Guard.