Archive - Feb 15, 2013
Chris Stratton found himself in a familiar position Friday afternoon.
The Tupelo native was standing on the mound at Dudy Noble Field to throw a pitch.
With his career with the Mississippi State Bulldogs complete, one toss was all he got Friday as he threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the series opener against University of Portland.
JACKSON â€“ Starkville Academyâ€™s girls are one step away from being Class AAA, Division II State champions after defeating Hillcrest Christian in the semifinals 79-37 on Friday.
â€śWe had a good one,â€ť Starkville Academy coach Glenn Schmidt said. â€śIt was a huge team effort. We had five players in double figures and two with double rebounds. Everybody really came together and we pulled it off.â€ť
Mrs. Mozelle Waits Murphy, 95, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at her residence in Eupora.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Eupora with Brother Travis Gray officiating.
Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Webster County.
Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at the church prior to services.
CANTON â€“ It wasn't the type of start that the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets were looking for, but the finish was more to their liking.
Even though the Lady Jackets lost a 58-51 decision to homestanding Canton in the finals of the Class 5A, Region 3 Tournament, they came back to make a run, only to see it fall a bit short.
Mr. William Albert Baldwin, 74, died Thursday,Â Feb. 7, 2013 in Meridian.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 atÂ Blackjack Missionary Baptist ChurchÂ in Starkville with Rev. R.T. Branson Sr. officiating.
Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens of Starkville.
Visitation was held noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at West Memorial Funeral Home chapel
MADISON â€“ Following a closely fought contest that extended into overtime the Eupora Lady Eagles ended Friday evening victorious over Madison St. Joseph's 56-53.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Nuances are important to Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Starkville Electric Department finished the first phase of its fiber optic network installation in December, which will allow for customers to monitor their use of electricity. In the coming months, many Starkville residents will also be able to monitor their gas usage when the installation of a similar system is complete.
Lowndes County deputies have identified a suspect in connection to a fatal shooting at a club near the Oktibbeha-Lowndes county line just after midnight Thursday.
Ronagal Lamar Outlaw II, 17, of 1859 Stowood Road faces one count of murder in connection to the death of 23-year-old Starkville resident Trumaine Macon and is being held at Lowndes County Jail on a $200,000 bond.
Mr. Marcus Lawrence Anderson, 65, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 in the Welch Funeral Home chapel with Rev. John Tolliver officiating.
Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at the funeral home prior to services.