Archive - 2013
A partnership between Mississippi State University and the Starkville Consolidated School District is taking shape as cost estimates for a partnership begin to emerge.
Mississippi State presented its recommendations for a partnership school with the Consolidated Starkville School District at the Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structureâ€™s meeting earlier in the week.
When Oliver arrived at Kristen McCaskillâ€™s Starkville home on Wednesday morning, he was hanging head-first into a stocking. Oliver, who will live with the McCaskills until Christmas Eve, is an Elf on the Shelf.
Tucked away on Highway 389 sits Pleasant Grove Robinson M.B. Church. The small congregation that meets at Pleasant Grove Robinson is working to make big things happen on Saturday when the church will offer free meals for the community.
Dennis W. Kilborn, 45,Â diedÂ December 8, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 13,Â 2013 @ Blackjack Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, MSÂ with Reverend Maurico Clark officiating,Â Starkville,Â MS.
Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, December 12, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
Mississippi State senior quarterback Tyler Russell will miss the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
Russell had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder earlier this week, a MSU spokesperson said. The procedure was done by Dr. James Andrews and ends the Meridian native's Bulldog career.
IJ Ready has already made an impact with the Mississippi State Bulldogs this season.
The true freshman point guard's presence has been felt on the court early this season. Although he has played in just three games this season, the fans, the coaching staff and players are talking about him.
Area basketball teams are getting a little extra playing time thanks to the Choctaw County Tournament.
"It means an opportunity to get more games under your feet," Chargers coach Gary Beals said. "We played four games last week so we have been playing steadily, but this gives the opportunity to play folks that you normally don't get to play."
Little has been much when it comes to the progress of the Starkville 9th grade boys basketball team so far this season.
After transferring from Starkville Christian School, Jesse Little is leading the SHS 9th grade team in scoring and rebounding.
Little has scored 23 points the last two games for the Yellowjackets and averages 16 points and eight rebounds per outing.
A downed Tennessee Valley Authority power pole left roughly 6,000 4-County Electric Power Association customers without power on Tuesday, keeping hundreds in the dark for more than 10 hours.