April 23rd, 2015
MABEN â€“ East Webster cruised through the regular season with a 21-2 record and taking the Class 2A, Region 2 title.
The first round of the playoffs were much like the regular season for the Wolverines.
Coach Wes Johnson's club swept Coahoma County Thursday night, putting the finishing touches on the action with a 22-0 victory in three innings in the second game to move on.
Gail Elizabeth Brand Morgan, 70, passed away on April 23, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS.Â She was a homemaker and member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee H. Brand and Gwennell Porter Brand; husband, Charles Reed Morgan; grandson, Dustin Shannon; and son-in-law, Bill Roberts.
Mr. Arthur Lee Wordlaw, Sr., 81, of Â Starkville, Mississippi died April 16, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 25, 2015 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Maben, Mississippi with Reverend Nelson Forrest, officiating.
EUPORA â€“ There were two games played with two wins by the home team and two zeros on the visitor's side of the scoreboard.
On Thursday, Eupora welcomed H.W. Byers to town for a Class 2A opening round doubleheader where in the end, the Eagles walked away with 9-0 and 12-0 victories.
Mississippi State needed a break after being swept by Florida this past weekend.
The Bulldogs didn't play a midweek game this week, giving them ample time to prepare for their next Southeastern Conference series.
MSU competes in Fayetteville, Ark., today against No. 30 Arkansas.
Starkville Police Department Chief Frank Nichols said his department will offer citizens a chance to have a first-hand look at how it operates when it launches its citizen police academy this summer.
A mail delivery truck, a portable veterinary clinic and a medical helicopter are just a few of the new attractions that are scheduled to be at Volunteer Starkvilleâ€™s third annual Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday.
ReBirth Consignment located inside of Urban Den, located at 511 Academy Road will soon be closing. The pop up shop will have its doors open one last time Thursday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
A pop up shop is a small temporary shop that is opened for a limited amount of time with a set amount of stock.
Mrs. Nita Jean Simmons Randle, 83, longtime resident of Starkville, MS, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2015, with family members by her side.
Visitation will be at the Starkville First Presbyterian church Friday, April 24, from 4-6 p.m. with services Saturday at Starkville Presbyterian Church beginning at 11 a.m. and a graveside service following at Oktibbeha Memorial Gardens.
Richard Buford Austin, 62, of Madison, Ala., died Monday after an illness. A proud son of Forest, Miss., Richard was a gifted athlete with a poetâ€™s soul and indomitable spirit whose boundless optimism and easy, friendly way left everyone feeling better whenever he was around. We will all miss him and his irresistible smile and laugh.