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July 16th, 2014

State's Hughes learns a lesson through injury

July 16, 2014

Jay Hughes was not going to let an injury keep him down.
After tearing his Achilles in Mississippi State's first football game of the season in 2013 against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Hughes knew it was going to be a long process to get back onto the field.
The injury happened on the sixth defensive play for the Bulldogs, while Hughes was breaking up a pass.

Turner of SHS has an All-Star quality

July 16, 2014

There are certain players who exhibit an All-Star quality.
Starkville High School tennis coach Rob Fyke believes he has been fortunate to have had one of those players in Emily Turner.
Turner will be one of the players from Mississippi that will be participating in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star match today in Jackson.

Coach, player represent East Webster as All-Stars

July 16, 2014

The East Webster tennis team brought home the Class 2A State team championship.
Now one of those players finds himself taking the court once more as part of the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Tennis Games.

MSU basketball invited to Classic

July 16, 2014

Mississippi State continues to fill its non-conference basketball slate.
It was announced Wednesday that the Bulldogs will participate in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic at the American Bank Center. The event will take place during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 28-29. MSU opens the tournament against St. Louis. The Bulldogs will then either play TCU or Bradley.

James F. "Jimmy" Stevens

July 16, 2014

Funeral services for James F. "Jimmy" Stevens will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Welch Funeral Home Chapel.  Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Henry Arthur Rives

July 16, 2014

Henry Arthur Rives passed away on July 12, 2014, at Belleville Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Illinois.  He was born in Starkville, MS, on March 10, 1927, to Jeffie Lee and William Rives.
Services will be held on Friday, 12:00 Noon, at North End Missionary Baptist Church, 463 N. 88th Street, East St. Louis, Illinois.  Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, East St. Louis, IL.

Dixie Sue Mullins Clark

July 16, 2014

Mrs. Dixie Sue Mullins Clark passed away at Oktibbeha County Hospital on Saturday, July 12, 2014.  Visitation will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014.  Funeral services will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.  Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery of Macon, MS.

City to pursue Cadence deal - Aldermen, mayor push through resolution on old school bonds

July 16, 2014

During a lengthy board meeting Tuesday evening where Starkville aldermen failed to reach a consensus on some issues, they did manage to unanimously approve a letter of intent to further its negotiations with Cadence Bank to purchase its main branch downtown for use as Starkville Police Department headquarters.

Women seek owner of wedding dress found in Louisville

July 16, 2014

After tornados ripped through Louisville on April 28, Mary Francis Wilson lost her house.

But she found something interesting, too.

Amongst the rubble and debris that lay in her yard, Wilson found a rather unexpected item — a wedding dress. But it wasn’t hers.

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Stennis associate director analyzes Senate runoff votes

July 16, 2014

When the results came in for Mississippi’s Republican primary runoff between incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran and State Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-Ellisville), some celebrated, some raised questions, and Dallas Breen was making maps.

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