Archive - Jan 31, 2013
Changes in life can be hard and no one understands that more than Starkville High School point guard Blair Schaefer.
In one year, the young athlete saw herself moving from College Station, Texas, to Starkville, which brought with it a new school, new people and a new role on the basketball court.
It usually takes a strong senior class in order to have a successful season.
The Starkville Academy boys soccer team has found that to be true this year.
A total of nine seniors can be found on the Volunteer roster this season and they have led the team to a 10-win season and a spot in the upcoming Class AAA playoffs.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Mississippi State University landscape architecture associate professor Jason Walker qualified Thursday to run as a Democrat for Ward 4â€™s alderman seat in this yearâ€™s municipal election.
Walker is a member of the Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission. He is the first candidate to qualify for the Ward 4 seat.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Five-term Starkville Alderman Roy A. Perkins officially qualified Thursday to run as a Democrat for an unprecedented sixth term.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The leader of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine will also lead a total of 65 veterinary education organizations beginning this summer.
State Rep. Gary Chism confirmed an Oktibbeha County school consolidation bill with several amendments to the potential district's governance passed the Miss. House Education Committee today.
Miss. H.B. 716, as filed by Republican Rep. Toby Barker, would consolidate Starkville School District and Oktibbeha County School District into the Starkville Consolidated School District in 2015.
It looked like Mississippi State was going to cruise to an easy victory after a hot first half Wednesday night.
That wasn't the case.
The Bulldogs (7-12, 2-5) couldn't hold off the Texas A&M Aggies (13-7, 3-4) and dropped a 55-49 decision in overtime at Humphrey Coliseum.