Archive - 2014
Starkville Police Department arrested a man after responding to an break-in alarm call at Starkville High School early Wednesday morning.
According to an SPD press release, officers responded to the alarm at 2 a.m. Upon arrival, they reportedly found the doors to the school were open and began searching the building, where they found 22-year-old Deairious Kwamain Cooper.
Each July, brave souls from around the world dash through the streets of Pamplona, Spain trying to evade stampeding bulls in the festival of San Ferminâ€™s encierro, commonly called the Running of the Bulls. For the past few years, Starkvilleâ€™s Maxwell Street has seen a July a stampede of its own.
Some 29 Golden Triangle residents are sleeping more at ease in their renovated homes thanks to a youth group volunteer initiative called the World Changers.
There is a different sort of buzz around Mississippi State this preseason and a big reason for that is junior quarterback Dak Prescott.
The list of preseason honors for Mississippi State junior quarterback Dak Prescott keeps getting bigger.
On Wednesday, Prescott was a part of the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list and was nominated for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.
Jay Hughes was not going to let an injury keep him down.
After tearing his Achilles in Mississippi State's first football game of the season in 2013 against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Hughes knew it was going to be a long process to get back onto the field.
The injury happened on the sixth defensive play for the Bulldogs, while Hughes was breaking up a pass.
There are certain players who exhibit an All-Star quality.
Starkville High School tennis coach Rob Fyke believes he has been fortunate to have had one of those players in Emily Turner.
Turner will be one of the players from Mississippi that will be participating in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star match today in Jackson.
The East Webster tennis team brought home the Class 2A State team championship.
Now one of those players finds himself taking the court once more as part of the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Tennis Games.
Mississippi State continues to fill its non-conference basketball slate.
It was announced Wednesday that the Bulldogs will participate in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic at the American Bank Center. The event will take place during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 28-29. MSU opens the tournament against St. Louis. The Bulldogs will then either play TCU or Bradley.
Funeral services for James F. "Jimmy" Stevens will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Welch Funeral Home Chapel.Â Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.Â