Archive - 2014
Itâ€™s been a Starkville tradition for almost 20 years. Itâ€™s attracted an estimated 35,000 to 40,000 people in recent years. It will bring together 150 artisans and 21 local restaurants, and 28 stage performances.
OCH Regional Medical Center will celebrate Easter by throwing its annual â€śBunny Bashâ€ť event for children in the Starkville area.
The event will be from 9-10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the OCH Educational Facility. OCH Public Relations Coordinator Mary Kathryn Kight said the â€śBunny Bashâ€ť will offer a family-friendly activity for children and adults alike.
Mississippi State and Adidas announced a new seven-year agreement, as well as new specially made uniforms for both baseball and football.
Mississippi State head coach John Cohen said his team hasn't practiced like a team that got swept this past weekend.
Rather, Cohen has seen his club with high spirits even after a three-game sweep by LSU this past weekend.
Mississippi State senior outfielder Jessica Offutt has taken the advice of the softball coaching staff and it is beginning to pay off.
In the last two games for the Bulldogs, Offutt has gone 5-of-7 at the plate for a batting average of .714. She has six hits in the last 10 at-bats over a three-game stretch to bat .600.
There was one thing that Starkville Christian School could count on with Kayla Williamson.
Williamson put in six years with the Lady Cougars and developed into the type of leader that coach Cynthia Jefferson could count on this season.
While most of the game featured strong pitching and quick outs, a six-run inning by the Winona Lady Tigers made all the difference as they defeated Starkville Lady Yellowjackets 8-1 on Thursday.
Maudine Hendricks Oswalt, 95, of Starkville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 after a brief illness.
She was born October 26, 1918 in Oktibbeha County, MS, in the Self Creek Community, and she married Eldridge Benton Oswalt on March 12, 1937. She and E.B. had been married for 69 years at the time of his passing.
Charles Reed Morgan, 71, passed away on April 9, 2014 at his residence in Sturgis, MS. He was founder and owner of Triangle Drywall and member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church.Â He was a very dedicated family man.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Little Jim Morgan and Annie Mae Bagwell Morgan; sister, Norma Lewis; grandson, Dustin Shannon; and son-in-law, Bill Roberts.
Warren Anthony Bourgeois, Jr., 50, passed away on April 10, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS.Â He was an Automotive Designer with B&B Trim Shop and was an avid car enthusiast. He was Salutatorian of the 1981 graduating class of Chalmette High School in Chalmette, La.