Archive - Jun 2013
It has been a wild ride for the Mississippi State baseball team this season.
That all came to an end on Thursday night.
The Bulldogs were greeted by fans at Dudy Noble Field to celebrate the 2013 Bulldog campaign.
MSU finished the season 51-20 and were the national runner-ups to the UCLA Bruins.Â
Starkville Academy girls basketball coach Glenn Schmidt knew she was playing for a special coach during her high school days at Madison-Ridgeland High School in the 1970s.
It wasn't until later that Schmidt realized just how important Jerry Henderson was in her life.
Eddie Dean Jenkins "E.D." 80, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, JuneÂ 29, 2013 @ Sixteenth Section Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi withÂ Reverend Terry Outlaw, officiating.
Visitation will be Friday,Â June 28, 2013 from 1-6:00 p.m.Â at West Memorial Chapel.
It is often said that it takes a village to raise a child.
At the Elite 25 Travis Outlaw basketball camp held this week at the Starkville Sportsplex, that saying could not be more true as a whole host of volunteers came together to teach area children the game of basketball and life. It's an idea that Outlaw came up with about three years ago while talking with his brother John Outlaw Jr.
Mississippi State baseball fell short of winning a national championship in the College World Series, but its deep run through the postseason provided a welcome boon to Starkville businesses.
During summer months when many children leave for the beach and others complain of boredom, Starkville offers several options to get kids out of the house and into some water.
Brent Crocker, associate director of programming at the Sanderson Center, said the Sanderson Center offered swimming lessons to help children be safe while playing in water.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 7-1 to return a case concerning affirmative action in the University of Texas admission system to lower courts.
Student growth at East Mississippi Community College has reportedly reached its brim, and school representatives are now asking taxpayers in six counties to ante up toward expansion projects.
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Carolyn Falk Katz died on Tuesday, 6/25, 2013, in Houston, Texas at the age of 85.Â
Born in New Orleans on 8/13/27, she grew up in Kosciusko and Jackson, MS, the daughter of Amos Falk, a cotton merchant, and Edna Stiebel Falk.Â
She attended Millsaps College in Jackson for two years, leaving school to work at the phone company after her father died.Â
OMAHA, Neb. â€“ When John Cohen took over the Mississippi State baseball program, he knew he had an uphill battle in front of him.
Cohen was hired as the 16th head coach of the Bulldogs on June 7, 2008.Â