Archive - Jan 17, 2014
Although their careers with the Mississippi State Bulldogs may be over, two players have one more chance to prove what they bring to the gridiron.
Running back LaDarius Perkins and linebacker Deontae Skinner will both be playing in All-Star games Saturday.
Offensive lineman Gabe Jackson will also play in an All-Star game, the Senior Bowl, but it isnâ€™t scheduled until next Saturday.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers picked up a win over Hillcrest Christian on the soccer field Monday, but coach Cole Andrews said it did not feel like a true win.
On Friday, the team changed all that as the Volunteers picked up a â€śconfidentâ€ť 3-0 victory over visiting Washington.
Mississippi State University transportation staff are reporting growing usage of the Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) shuttle system since students returned to campus Monday.
The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees approved Thursday several adjustments to Mississippi State Universityâ€™s contract for The Mill at MSU that officials say will improve the security of its financing and clear the way for drawing up the final loan documents and breaking ground for the project.
The Mississippi Scholars Initiative, an ongoing program for all schools in Oktibbeha County, is challenging students to challenge themselves during their high school years.
Mary Ethel Wilkes, 89, died January 4, 2014 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Household of Faith Church, Eupora, Mississippi.
Visitation will be Friday, January 17, 2014 from 5-7:00 p.m. at Household of Faith Church, Eupora, Mississippi.
Burial will follow at Embry Cemetery, Bellfontaine, Mississippi.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs had the 12th-ranked team in the country on the ropes several times during the course of Thursday night's Southeastern Conference matchup.
Each time Mississippi State made a charge and cut the lead to three points, the Tennessee Lady Volunteers had an answer.