August 22nd, 2014
The word â€śhotâ€ť could have definitely been used to describe the weather conditions at Starkville Academy on Friday night.
However, the Volunteers also had a hot performance against Lamar, downing the Class AAA champions 42-21 to start the season 1-0.
The Starkville Yellowjackets opened their 2014 season and broke in their new turf field Friday as they out-muscled Noxubee County in a 51-19 drubbing in high school football at Yellowjacket Stadium.
ACKERMAN â€“ A rivalry exists in Choctaw County.
Friday night those two teams opened up the 2014 football campaign and after almost three hours of action it was the Chargers of Choctaw County achieving the 50-13 victory over the French Camp Panthers.
OKOLONA â€“ Early football games provide the opportunity for growth. That is exactly what the Titans of East Oktibbeha are taking away from their opening game 40-8 loss against Okolona.
wo fires have devastated three Starkville School District Families and Sudduth Elementary is leading the charge in a relief effort.
One of the fires occurred at roughly 4 a.m. Aug. 13 in a mobile home on Lawson Road, off of Blackjack Road. The other occurred at 11:36 a.m. Aug. 14 in Brookville Garden Apartments and displaced two district families.
On Saturday evening, two Starkville legends will be honored at the third annual Denim & Diamonds event hosted by the Friends of the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum.
For Chieko Iwata, Starkville has more than a few differences from her hometown of Nagoya, Japan.
Dr. Lewis Eugene Ryan passed away on August 6, 2014 at the OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. He was 94.
He was born October 17, 1919 in Cordova, TN to the late Odos Ryan and Pearl Bready Ryan.
George W. Rice ofÂ Brooksville, MS, 58, died Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Hamilton, Mississippi.
Funeral services willÂ be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday,Â August 23, 2014,Â at Noxubee County High School, Macon, MS with Reverend Henry Mosley, officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday, August 22, 2014 fromÂ 1:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.Â at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.
Mathew Logan ofÂ Starkville, MS, 78, died Monday, August 18, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services willÂ be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday,Â August 23, 2014,Â at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, MS with Reverend Murry Logan, officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday, AugustÂ 22, 2014 fromÂ 2:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.Â at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.