Archive - Aug 2013
Robert Ford of Hoover, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2013, at the age of 88. He served in the U.S Navy in the Pacific during WWII. Mr. Ford graduated from Mississippi State University on May 23, 1949, and was married to his wife, Dorothy that same day. He retired from South Central Bell after 36 years service.
Due to a Mississippi High School Activities Association rule change, soccer players throughout Starkville are forced with a heavy decision when it comes to where they will play.
There is a good bit experience and depth on the Mississippi State defensive line, but the key word this year is consistency.
In his second stint with the Bulldogs as the defensive line coach, David Turner inherits a vast amount of talent and big bodies.
Although there's some experience with the defensive line, last Saturday in practice his squad took a step back.
Injuries are a part of football.
It seems like more and more the issue of safety is creeping into the game and there are rules being implemented in the college game to keep concussions from happening.
Starkville aldermen will consider formally issuing intent to raise citizensâ€™ ad valorem taxes by 2.78 mils during the boardâ€™s recess meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at City Hall.
Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors heard presentations from the Mississippi Horse Park and the American Red Cross for continued support at Monday eveningâ€™s recess meeting at the courthouse.
The meeting began with Bricklee Miller, facility manager at the horse park, providing the supervisors with information on the horse parkâ€™s local impact.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is in the midst of moving his office from Jackson to his hometown of Houston.
Hood said he believed the move would not affect his job. His job still took him all over the state, he said, and new technology made it possible for him to conduct much of his business remotely.
Libby Story and Hotel Chester are welcoming students back with Fashion in the Garden at 7 p.m. tonight at The Beer Garden.
SCOOBA â€“ Starkville High School has produced some good college and junior college players over the past few years.
Gabe Myles is in his first season with the Mississippi State Bulldogs. while Quez Johnson was the starting quarterback for the East Mississippi Community College Lions last season.
This year EMCC head coach Buddy Stephens has two new Yellowjackets on his roster.
SCOOBA â€“ Marcus Wood considers two special places when thoughts of football emerge and he really doesn't think there can be one without the other.
Wood, a Starkville native, is also the offensive coordinator for East Mississippi Community College. There has always been a bond between the two locations, but Wood has worked on making the relationship between the two areas even closer.