Archive - 2014
Starkville Bridges out of Poverty Board of Directors President John Breazeale told the Starkville Rotary Club Monday he gets confused when he looks at Mississippi.
The confusion, as Breazeale described it, stemmed from the Jekyll-and-Hyde nature of Mississippiâ€™s nation-leading charitable giving and the stateâ€™s lagging behind the rest of the country in many poverty-related areas.
Mrs. Gail Purnell Smith 64, of Starkville,MS passed away August 12, 2014 at her home.
Service is Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m at Second Baptist Church in Starkville, MS.
Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Starkville, MS.
Visitation is Tuesday August 19, 2014 from 12-6 p.m and Family hour from 6-7 p.m at Century Hairston Funeral Home, Starkville, MS.
Mrs. Edith Bond Whitfield, 99, passed away at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital on August 17, 2014.
Training camp is over for Mississippi State.
The last two weeks were spent at the farm, which were some of the roughest days of practices for the Bulldogs.
That part of the fall is over as school started Monday.Â
SCOOBA â€“ East Mississippi Community College sophomore running back Preston Baker would like to take his game to another level this season.
Freshman offensive lineman Jawon Johnson of the Lions wants to help Baker out with a block or two along the way.
The two former Starkville High School players expects to contribute this season for the defending national champions.
SCOOBA â€“ The East Mississippi Community College Lions will be turning to a player with a famous last name when it comes to the quarterback position this season.
Chad Kelly, the nephew of Pro Football Hall of Fame signal caller Jim Kelly, will take over the controls for the EMCC offense this season.
Coming out a tournament where multiple games were played no one would be surprised if a team's energy was a little low.Â
That was not the case with Starkville Academy's softball team. Instead the Lady Vols looked alive for the most part, but they just simply ran into a strong offensive front in Hebron Christian School and in the end, it was the Lady Eagles coming out on top 17-4.
Thomas Haffey came to Sturgis looking to create a documentary on The Rally, an event for motorcycle enthusiasts held there Friday and Saturday.
Gabe Myles has yet to play in a game for Mississippi State, but the redshirt freshman has already been on both sides of the ball.
The former Starkville High School quarterback was recruited to play defensive back and that's where he practiced last season.
During December's bowl prep, the coaching staff decided to move Myles to the offensive side of the ball to play wide receiver.