Archive - Feb 27, 2014
A Wednesday afternoon fire completely destroyed a mobile home, but Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters saved a puppy who was trapped in a pen next to the burning building.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the Bell Schoolhouse Fire Company responded to the incident, which occurred at 209 Lucy Faye Lane, at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett and support staff member Emily Britt showed up at the Oktibbeha County Department of Human Services office.
â€śWeâ€™re here looking for a couple of convicts,â€ť Garnett said to the receptionist.
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Two student-led initiatives at Mississippi State University are aiming to raise funds for Mississippiâ€™s only childrenâ€™s hospital.
Mississippi State University will present a production of â€ś... And the Rain Came to Mayfieldâ€ť at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday at the McComas Hall Mainstage.
The drama is set in Mississippi in 1962 and is part of MSUâ€™s Black History Month celebration. Tickets are $10 for mature audiences only, as it contains themes and language typical of the time period.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs looked poise several times to take the lead during Wednesday's game against Tennessee.
Each time Tennessee came back with an answer of its own.
The Bulldogs pulled within four points fives times in the second half, but the Volunteers didn't let them get any closer.
There were a pair of Mississippi State Bulldogs who reached scoring milestones on Wednesday night.
In MSU's 75-68 loss to the Tennessee Volunteers at Humphrey Coliseum, junior forward Roquez Johnson went over the 500-point mark in his Bulldog career, while sophomore Craig Sword went over 700 points.
Preston Brown and Will Cox didn't feel sorry for themselves on a cold afternoon.
The Mississippi State pitchers didn't feel sorry for Mount St. Mary's hitters either.
With the temperatures dropping into the 30s during the game, Brown and Cox performed their craft well and helped the Bulldogs defeat the Mountaineers 10-1 on Wednesday at Dudy Noble Field.
Katie McDonald says her Eupora squad is not â€śready to turn their jerseys in.â€ť
The Lady Eagles will seek to extend the season tonight as they tip off against the Lady Royals of New Site as part of the Class 2A North Tournament hosted by Coahoma County.
Eupora advanced forward to tonightâ€™s game after defeating J.Z. GeorgeÂ Monday nightÂ in the first of these play in games.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer said his program has been enriched by the presence of Cadance Foster and Kaita May.
The two seniors will play their final regular season home games tonight when the Bulldogs host the 12th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats.