Archive - 2014
There has been much made about who will be the new Southeastern Conference Commissioner when current commissioner Mike Slive announced his retirement earlier this month.
The search for the new commissioner is underway and Mississippi State will have hand in the decision.
Most organizations that offer free services hope the recipients reap some sort of short- or long-term benefit from them.
But as it pertains to Starkville Police Departmentâ€™s Child ID Program planned for Saturday, nothing could be further from the truth.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen received an update on more than $600,000 in plans for a 5-phase improvement to the road infrastructure around the Starkville Sportsplex and ridership on the Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit system at their regular meeting Tuesday.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved more than $43.5 million in federal grant awards to aid Louisville and Winston County in their recovery from an April 28 tornado, with most of the money targeted toward restoring large business facilities that sustained damage.
Funeral services for Gary Thomas West will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. onÂ Â Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Wake Forest Baptist Church in Sturgis.Â Burial will follow at Wake Forest Church Cemetery. The Revs. Bruce Latimer and Gary Jackson will officiate.Â Visitation will be Friday, October 24, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.
Wade McGee, 71, Â ofÂ Starkville, MS, died Monday, October 20,Â 2014 in Meridian, Mississippi.
Funeral services willÂ be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 25, 2014Â at Peter's Rock Temple COGIC, Starkville, MS with Superintendent Joseph Hawkins, officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday, October 24, 2014 fromÂ 1:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.Â at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.
Mary Frances Johnson, 85, Â ofÂ Crawford, MS, died Sunday, October 19,Â 2014 in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Funeral services willÂ be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 25, 2014Â at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, MS with Reverend Riley Forrest, officiating.
Anytime Starkville Academy and Heritage Academy meet for competition excitement ensues.
With both teams so close in proximity, there is a certain understanding that surrounds the games and forces a little extra something in each athleteâ€™s performance.
The Starkville Yellowjackets knew they had some depth across the defensive front.
With the injuries to some of the starters on the line, defensive coordinator Brooks Oakley has looked to the backups and hasn't been disappointed at this point of the season.
No. 1 versus No. 3.
That's the occurrence taking place this week as the No. 3 Eupora Eagles welcome the No. 1 Calhoun City Wildcats to town for a little battle of the Class 2A unbeatens.