Archive - Jan 10, 2014
Oktibbeha County School District is bouncing back from a cold snap that outright crippled some of its operations early this week.
Students from 11 colleges across the state submitted 767 works of art to the Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition (MCAC), and of those, 124 pieces were chosen for display this week.
The Starkville Soccer Association set out to create a tournament six years ago which would allow area teams to compete against grade A talent while still staying close to home.
That idea blossomed into the Starkville Frostbite Tournament.
Jamison McKeeâ€™s first opportunity against rival Heritage Academy didnâ€™t turn out how he would have liked.
He corrected all that on Thursday.
The Starkville Academy senior scored three goals as the Volunteers shut out the Patriots 3-0 at the Starkville Sportsplex.
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Cora â€śLucilleâ€ť Wordlaw, 77,Â died January 5, 2014 in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church,Â Maben, Mississippi with Reverend Nelson Forrest, officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, January 10, 2014 from 12-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home.
Naomi Hobbs Rising, 97, family matriarch, born October 27, 1916 in Ellenburg Center, NY, passed away January 9, 2014 at Starkville Manor Nursing Home in Starkville, MS.Â She and husband, Bert Rising (Married 67 years) lived in Plattsburgh, NY until their retirement then moved to Beverly Hills, FL. After her husbandâ€™s passing she moved to Starkville to be near family.
The Starkville Christian Lady Cougars were not going to be denied on Thursday night.
After jumping out to a big lead in the first half against the Victory Christian Academy Lady Eagles, Starkville Christian saw its opponent come back to tie the game and even take a lead in the fourth quarter.
The area sports two of the better high school bowling teams in the state as the Starkville Yellowjackets and East Webster Wolverines were in competition Thursday at Bulldog Lane in Starkville.
As the last pin fell, the Starkville boys and girls walked away victorious.
Mississippi State strength and conditioning coach Matt Balis has left to take the same position with the Connecticut football team confirmed by a teamâ€™s spokesperson Thursday.