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June 26th, 2015

Cat of the week

June 26, 2015

Emerald is a jewel of a cat! About sixteen months old, Emerald is a female cat who is very laid back and loves to be petted. She has gorgeous eyes and tortoiseshell coloring. Emerald is spayed, up to date on vaccinations, and microchipped.

Starkville 6-year-old All-Stars

June 26, 2015

The Starkville Dizzy Dean 6-year-old All-Star team roster has been announced by coach Thomas Berkery.
The roster is below:

Brantley Berkery
Andrew Jenkins
Garret Kosko
Tucker Lewis
Ty Marconi
Zach Moore
Kenny Morgan
Canon Mullen
Barrett Peaster
Joseph Portera
Christian Riekhuf
Brennan Templeton
Donald Walker

Fant completes first night of DYW competition

June 26, 2015

Starkville native Tanner Fant is competing in Mobile, Alabama this weekend for the title of America's Distinguished Young Woman. Fant won the Starkville Distinguished Young Woman program in spring 2014 and Mississippi Distinguished Young Woman program last summer.

MSU's Great Southern Tomato Tasting held this evening

June 26, 2015

Regardless if you think of a tomato as a vegetable instead of a fruit, Mississippi State University will be hosting their Great Southern Tomato Tasting today at the MSU Trial Gardens. The free event starts at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m., and is open to the public

Gay marriage legal, Supreme Court says

June 26, 2015

Marriage by same-sex couples cannot be constitutionally prohibited, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday morning.
Justices decided 5-4 in an Ohio case, Obergefell v. Hodges. The ruling clears the way for same-sex marriage in the 13 states where it is now prohibited, including Mississippi.

June 25th

Sports Photo of the Week

June 25, 2015

Starkville High School's Tyson Carter poses with 12-year National Basketball Associaton veteran and former Yellowjacket Travis Outlaw.

VIDEO: Flagg goes long

June 25, 2015

Former Mississippi State baseball player Jeff Flagg discusses his journey from the diamond to the driving range in Robbie Faulk's story in Friday's Starkville Daily News.

Camp Jigsaw underway at MSU

June 25, 2015

Campers are spending the week at Mississippi State University for the College of Education's Camp Jigsaw.
Camp jigsaw is a camp for autistic boys ages 13 and up. The camp puts a heavy emphasis on improving social skills and self-confidence for the campers, with daily morning sessions devoted wholly to the subject. For more on Camp Jigsaw, see Friday's edition of the Starkville Daily News.

Starkville Academy football schedule 2015

June 25, 2015

Aug. 21 Marshall Home
Aug. 28 West Lowndes Home
Sept. 4 Magnolia Heights Away
Sept. 11 Lamar Away
Sept. 18 Pillow Home
Sept. 25 Washington School Home
Oct. 2 French Camp Away
Oct. 9 Heritage Away
Oct. 16 Leake Home
Oct. 23 Winston Away

Obamacare survives Supreme Court

June 25, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday morning that offering insurance subsidies at the state and federal level is legal, thus upholding a vital part of the Affordable Care Act.
The 6-3 majority - which included Chief Justice John Roberts - means the health-care reform law also known as Obamacare will remain in effect.

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