Archive - 2013
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Foster, 86, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at Griffin United Methodist Church in Starkville with Rev. Elston C. Kemp officiating.
Burial will follow in Fox Cemetery in Starkville.
West Memorial Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. H. Dean Bunch, 97, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 after complications with pneumonia.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Starkville with Rev. Buren Blankenship officiating.
Visitation will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at the church prior to services.
Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.
By JAY REED
As a youngster, we often travelled to visit Pappy and Granny, my maternal grandparents who lived in Belmont, Miss.
This season has been anything than consistent for Rick Ray and Mississippi State basketball team.
The Bulldogs (7-15, 2-8) have been hit with injuries, suspensions and at times that has caused them to have only six scholarship players.
CANTON, Miss â€“ First round playoffs are over for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets.
After fighting hard the whole game, the Lady Jackets return to Starkville with a victory over Yazoo City.
"It was a close game," Starkville coach Kristie Williams said. "It was a battle the entire game."
The Starkville Yellowjackets are taking momentum to Canton today for the Class 5A, Region 3 Tournameht.
Winners of four-straight games, the Jackets believe they are playing their best basketball of the season.
It's a formula that has worked before.
As the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers enter the postseason, they are looking to duplicate the championship run they made last year.
The first step of that journey comes today in the first round of AAA, Division II playoffs. The opponent is Lee Academy.
The Lady Vols don't plan to take any game for granted.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers and Heritage Patriots had become quite familiar with each other by the time the regular season concluded.
As division rivals, the two teams faced each other three times in as many weeks during the regular season and beginning tonight at 5:15 p.m., it will tip one more time in the first round of the Class AAA, Division II playoffs.
The regular season is over and area teams are now bracing for a time it has worked on all season.
East Webster's Wolverines, the Eupora Eagles and Ackerman Indians have boys and girls squads in Madison this week for the Class 2A, Region 5 Tournament.