Archive - 2013
By NATHAN GREGORY
Oktibbeha County Circuit Court wrapped up the second and final week of its January term Friday.
The following cases were resolved.
Curtis Anderson Jr. was found guilty of aggravated assault. He was sentenced to one year in prison, four years of post-release supervision and a $1,200 fine.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Starkville Fire Department officials have identified the cause of a house fire that claimed the life an elderly woman and seriously injured another man.
Tyler Moore has had experience at several different positions during his baseball career.
As a member of the Washington Nationals last season, Moore spent time in left field, right field and first base.
It was a good experience for Moore as Washington won a division title and reached the National League playoffs.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers broke the huddle to open the second half with one word.
For the 34th time this season, that's exactly what the Lady Vols did Friday night.
Starkville Academy was locked into a close battle for a half, but ended up outscoring the Jackson Academy Lady Raiders 35-17 in the second half to take a 53-31 victory at home on senior night.
It wasn't the way Mark Alexander wanted to send his seniors out, but there was no lack of effort on his team's part.
Starkville Academy (15-14) fell to Jackson Academy 62-45 on senior night inside the SA Gymnasium.
Seniors Carnail Minor, Brandon Sharp and Matthew Christiansen played their last regular season game on Vols' home court.
ABERDEEN â€“ The Starkville High School basketball teams swept Aberdeen on the road to close out the regular season Friday night.
After the Lady Yellowjackets won a 61-44 decision against the Lady Bulldogs, the SHS boys completed the successful night by knocking off the home team 68-63.
MABEN â€“ Friday night brought a little extra something to the West Oktibbeha gymnasium.
Amidst the basketball action, the Timberwolves took a few moments to honor a few of their own as they celebrated the hard work of their seniors.
First up were the Lady Timberwolves who featured three seniors including Jaslyn Bedford, Victoria Hudson and Raven Evans.
MATHISTON â€“ The love for the game of football is what motivates Austin Cunningham.
That's what made him successful at East Webster High School and it has given him an opportunity to play at the next level with Millsaps College.
Cunningham celebrated his signing with fellow Wolverines, coaches, friends and family Friday morning during a reception at the school library.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team is on the verge of reaching one of its worst losing streaks in program history.
The Bulldogs have currently lost seven-straight games after opening up 2-0 in Southeastern Conference play. They lost nine consecutive games in 1987.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Leaders of local business, government and education celebrated the Greater Starkville Development Partnershipâ€™s successes and discussed its role in the Golden Triangle Development LINK at the GSDPâ€™s annual banquet Thursday in the Hunter Henry Center.