Archive - Jan 8, 2014
Derek Jeter, Candace Parker, Mark Sanchez and Abby Wambach is quite a list of athletes.
Other than being professional athletes, that quartet has a bit more in common.
While in high school, each one had the privilege of being chosen a Gatorade Player of the Year state award winner in their respective sport.
FULTON â€“ Itawamba Community College men's basketball coach Grant Pate had his eye on Tory Rice long before joining the Indians.
When Pate was the head boys coach at Tupelo High School, Rice was someone he particularly didn't want to see.
That's because Rice played for the Starkville Yellowjackets.
There is a good bit of correlation between baseball and softball in Tyler Brattonâ€™s mind.
Thatâ€™s a good thing because the former Mississippi State coordinator of baseball operations was hired as an assistant coach for the Bulldog softball team last December.
The transition from baseball to softball will be easy for Bratton.
Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen unanimously voted during its regular meeting Tuesday to hire Taylor Adams as the cityâ€™s new chief administrative officer.
The Mississippi Legislature began the 2014 legislative session Tuesday, and local legislators will face a number of issues as it carries on.
Recent extreme cold temperatures are playing havoc on water systems in local buildings.
City, county and university officials are all dealing with headaches as temperatures slowly warm and frozen pipes thaw and burst.
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The Greater Starkville Development Partnership will begin its strategic planning process today with an input session open to all of its members.
Everyone who completes one of the Tennessee Valley Authorityâ€™s energy audit forms receives a report designed to help improve energy efficiency at home and an energy efficiency kit valued at $40.
Mississippi State will not glide into the Southeastern Conference season with an easy matchup.
Rather the Bulldogs will be tossed into the fire.
State (10-3) opens up league play today when it takes on the No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats in Lexington.