Archive - 2014
MABEN â€“ East Webster head coach Doug Wilson knew he had to get Chase Keller involved in the offense.
So he decided to let the linebacker try his hand at running back.
That move paid off Friday night.
Keller set up his 2-yard touchdown with a big 46-yard scamper as the Wolverines went on to beat Hamilton 21-13 in a jamboree scrimmage game at home.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs will enter year three of the coach Rick Ray era with a better non-conference schedule than in the past.
For the Southeastern Conference portion of the schedule, it promises to be intriguing.
The SEC released conference basketball games on Friday via the new SEC Network.
EUPORA â€“ Two jamboree games may have been played, but the Eupora Eagles softball season officially begins with the Slow Pitch Classic.
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..