Archive - 2014
Dan Mullen has brought Mississippi State a long way since 2009.
It was his first year as the head coach of the Bulldogs and the team went 5-7 and was one win away from making a bowl game. MSU dropped a 42-31 decision to Georgia Tech at home that year.
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Many members of the Starkville, Oktibbeha County and Mississippi State University communities helped to change the faces of those communities in 2014. Some resurrected popular events and brought citizens together. Others rallied the community in a battle for glory on the football field, and still others engaged in fierce political struggles.
Starkville Police Department arrested two juvenile suspects Monday on suspicion of stealing two vehicles after they allegedly crashed a truck into a sign near the Army-Navy Pawn Shop.
Starkville Police Department announced Tuesday that an investigation into a Sunday aggravated assault and attempted first-degree arson incident has yielded two additional arrests.
The 2015 election season is quickly approaching with Qualifications opening on Jan. 1. Dennis â€śDennyâ€ť Daniels, has announced his intention to qualify and run for Oktibbeha County Supervisor in District 3.
Mr. Marion Deloach, 59, of Mathiston, Mississippi died Saturday, December 27, Â 2014 in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Funeral services will Â be held 11:00 A.M., Friday, January 2, 2015 at Traveler's Rest Baptist Church, Mathiston, Mississippi. with Pastor James Moore, Officiating.
It has been a football season to remember for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
For the first time in the history of the program, the Bulldogs were able to reach No. 1 in the country and they stayed there for five weeks.
Mississippi State's rise to the top was chosen as the No. 1 sports story of 2014 by the Starkville Daily News sports staff.
Great shock and sadness came with the news that East Webster girls basketball coach Stan Hughey had passed away on Sunday.
It's certainly a difficult way to see the year of 2014 end locally.
Hughey was a great girls basketball coach as the people of Oak Hill Academy and East Webster can relate.
MIAMI â€“ The two teams participating in tonight's Orange Bowl have tried to keep the routine as close to "business as usual" as possible.
With the game between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets being on a Wednesday, there has been a little bit of an adjustment involved.
The McNeese State Cowboys brought their three-point shooters to Starkville Tuesday night.
After the Cowboys established momentum early with their offense, the Mississippi State Bulldogs had a hard time getting back into the game.
McNeese State hit 8-of-17 field goals from long range and dominated MSU 66-47 at Humphrey Coliseum.