Archive - 2014
The city of Starkville has issued a precautionary boil water alert for the Greenbrier Subdivision, effective until at least Monday.
A city spokesperson said the action was necessary because the system lost pressure due to a damaged water line.
Even if all dogs go to heaven, one Starkville alderman would prefer they stay out of local cemeteries.
Ward 5 Alderman Scott Maynard is proposing a change to Starkvilleâ€™s code of ordinances that would ban people from bringing dogs or other domesticated animals to at least city owned cemeteries â€” if not all cemeteries in the city limits.
Libby Gerald, volunteer coordinator for Get Swept Up, likens the event to preparing for company at home.
On Saturday, the Starkville High School Junior Varsity and Armstrong Middle School cheerleaders will host their first Glow Run fundraiser at the campus of Starkville High School.
Glow Race Chairman Katie Ruth said proceeds from the fundraiser will go to support the squads as they support and represent the schools at athletic events and cheer competitions.
Dr. Samuel Riffell
Dr. Samuel K. Riffell, 44, passed away on August 11, 2014 in Starkville, MS.Â Â Dr. Riffell was an Associate Professor in the College of Forest Resources at Mississippi State University.Â
Patsy was the beloved mother, wife, and friend to many. She died atÂ OktibbehaÂ CountyÂ HospitalÂ at age 76. Patsy was born in Chunky, MS, the daughter of Ellis and Christel McGee. She graduated fromÂ HickoryÂ High SchoolÂ inÂ Hickory,Â MSÂ and East Central Jr. College of Decatur, MS.
Funeral services for Elizabeth Spann Smith Gwin will be held Monday August 18, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist church in Starkville, Mississippi..
Richard Williams will be back inside Mississippi State's Humphrey Coliseum this season, but in a different capacity.
The former Mississippi State coach will join Jim Ellis for the MSU radio broadcast of men's basketball games, the university announced Thursday. He will be the color analyst and replaces Bart Gregory who will be a part of the new SEC Network.
Mississippi State running backs coach Greg Knox is excited about his group of guys.
And why shouldn't he be?
The Bulldogs return junior Josh Robinson, who rushed for nearly 500 yards as a sophomore, sophomore Ashton Shumpert, utility offensive piece Brandon Holloway and senior Nick Griffin is finally healthy.
They also add freshmen Aeris Williams and Dontavian Lee.
It has been all about practice, practice, practice for Starkville Academy, but tonight that all changes.
At 7 p.m., the Volunteers will suit up for a two-quarter jamboree game against Noxapater.
"It is a time for both teams to line up against somebody else," SA coach Jeff Terrill said. "We can knock the rust off and get in game speed."