Archive - May 2013
By MARY GARRISON
Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity is heading in a new direction, with a new executive director behind the wheel.
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The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors declared May Mental Health Month in Oktibbeha County on Monday.
After experiencing first-hand the emotional challenges veterans encounter while trying to readjust to civilian life, Terra Robinson â€” a Starkville resident who served for nine months in Iraq in 2005 â€” said she wanted to help other veterans achieve a smooth transition. To help promote this mission, the Richard E.
Mississippi State University has become a finalist for a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society, clearing the first segment of a three-year selection process.
By next week, residents of Starkville may find driving on some of the cityâ€™s streets to be a more pleasant experience.
Niles David Puckett, Attorney, died March 16, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. He will be missed by his parents, Benny Ronald â€śRonnieâ€ť and Tara Bouchillon Puckett; his sister, Ginger Michelle Puckett; and many relatives and friends. He was the Grandson of the late Joyce and Jimmie Bouchillon and the late Joel and Flora Puckett, all of Louisville, Mississippi.
Pheba, Mississippi - David Forrester, 83, passed away, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at his home, in Pheba. Mr. David was born August 23, 1929, in Webster County, MS, in the Dancy Community, the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Rosa Oletha Martin Forrester. He was a member of Pheba Baptist Church, where he was a Deacon.
HOOVER, Ala. â€“ Mississippi State was not ready to play another extra-inning game.
Wes Rea took care of that in the top of the ninth.
Rea singled to right field with the bases loaded bringing home the go ahead run and the No. 18 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs outlasted the No. 15 South Carolina Gamecocks 5-3 Wednesday night in the Bulldog's 100th Southeastern Conference Tournament game.
HOOVER, Ala. - There was the feeling of "here we go again" during the first full game Wednesday of the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament.
After Mississippi State and Missouri played 17 innings to close the first round of the event on Tuesday night that lasted into Wednesday morning, the first scheduled game on Wednesday also went into extra innings.
Starkville Academy athletic director Glenn Schmidt didn't have to look far to find a replacement for the coach of the soccer program.
After the departure of Robert Gardner following the school year, Schmidt has turned to his assistant on the boys team.
Cole Andrews, a former Volunteer athlete, will assume the leadership of both the boys and girls teams at SA.