April 9th, 2015
One local boy got surprise recognition Wednesday afternoon when members of Starkville Police Department, Starkville Fire Department and Mayor Parker Wiseman stopped by his second grade classroom.
Meredith Gunn, director of workforce development for the Mississippi Energy Institute, was back â€śin the middle school mindsetâ€ť Wednesday morning as she spoke to students in Hannah Rachel Smithâ€™s 8th grade English class at Armstrong Middle School.
A celebration of life for Dot Murphy will be held onÂ Friday, April 10Â in the sanctuary of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Starkville, Rev. Donald Buckner officiating. Visitation will begin atÂ 12:00Â followed by services atÂ 2:00Â with burial at Craig Springs Cemetery.
Dot passed away on April 7, 2015 in Starkville. She was born March 28, 1929 to Dave and Bessie Seitz Wallace of Longview, MS.
It wasn't a non-conference game like all the others for Mississippi State on Wednesday night.
It turned out to be one of the biggest wins in program history.
The Bulldogs beat Southeastern Conference foe and No. 1 LSU 9-4 in front of a packed house at home in non-conference action.
Cody Brown has hit in almost every spot in the Mississippi State batting order this season.
In fact, the sophomore outfielder has been slotted in every spot except, third, eighth or ninth.
Recently, the Biloxi native has been batting leadoff. He has done so in the past seven games, and he has batted leadoff before in his baseball career, so he's comfortable with the positioning.
Jacory McCarter plans to be the new center of attention at Lyon College in Arkansas.
The Starkville High School offensive lineman has had some experience snapping the football with the Yellowjackets, but is expected to perform the task full time at Lyon.
McCarter signed with the four-year school located in Batesville, Ark., on Wednesday.
Mississippi State's men's tennis team has been on a tear as of late, and in the middle of it is junior college transfer Mate Cutura.Â
High school graduation is often one of the biggest turning points in a person's life.
Mississippi State track and field athlete Marcus Jackson is certainly one of those people.Â
Coming out of J.Z. George High School, the now senior Bulldog was not just facing where to go to college but if he would even be attending college at all.
Some members of Starkvilleâ€™s city leadership spent part of the evening discussing power with Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA) President and CEO Jack Simmons.
The T.K. Martin Center, on the Mississippi State University campus, provides a way for Mississippians with the most severe disabilities to express themselves through art.