October 16th, 2014
The Starkville Yellowjackets do not want a second power outage this week.
SHS wants to keep the juice flowing that has been a part of every football game this season so far.
After the school lost electricity Monday night due to the severe thunderstorm that came through the area, the routine was hampered for the Jackets a bit.
Class 2A, Region 4 competition kicked off a couple of weeks ago for the East Webster Wolverines andÂ tonightÂ that ship continues to sail in that direction.
This time the tide takes the team back into Calhoun County where they will square off against the Trojans of Bruce.
The Starkville Academy junior varsity Volunteers capped an undefeated season in Class 3A-District II and captured the conference championship by defeating Pillow Academy out of Greenwood 8-7 Thursday night at J.E. Logan Field.
Starkville Academy trailed 7-0 at halftime, but took the lead early in the second half on a 13-yard run by William Wolfe and a two-point conversion run by Taylor Arnold.
It was a bittersweet moment for eight girls Thursday night.
Eight Starkville Lady Yellowjackets played their final regular season match at the Beehive, a straight set win over New Hope.
MABEN â€“ The East Webster Lady Wolverines came out in game one of their opening round Class 2A slow pitch softball series a little rusty.
Still even with the uncharacteristic play the Lady Wolverines achieved a 13-3 victory before shaking themselves to pull out a 17-0 game two victory, allowing them to sweep Puckett in the first round of Class 2A postseason action.
Starkville Fire Department successfully completed an unusual early morning rescue Wednesday as a construction worker atop Starkville â€™s new Municipal Complex suffered symptoms of an apparent heart attack.
A Starkville man is facing a capital murder charge in the death of a Clay County child.
According to a statement issued by the Clay County Sheriffâ€™s Department, deputies arrested Charles T. Mullins, 18, of 734 New Light Road in Starkville on Oct. 9 on suspicion of child abuse following an incident in Clay County the previous day.
A Starkville Electric Department employee turned herself in to Starkville Police Department for embezzlement Wednesday afternoon.
An SPD press release said SED employee Elizabeth Peacock turned herself in following an SED investigation of recurring embezzlement.
To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to create and begin advertising for a new athletic director/assistant superintendent position at its regular meeting Tuesday.