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June 22nd, 2015

Sturgis children find their heroes

June 22, 2015

On June 18, at the first event of the Sturgis Public Library "Every Hero Has a Story" summer reading program, a small group of Sturgis children and their parents listened to stories read by Robert Damm about music heroes such as Miriam the drummer and Charlie Parker who invented doo-wap music.

Police seek missing man

June 22, 2015

A Columbus man was reported missing about 4 p.m. Sunday, and police are asking for the public's help in finding him.
Charles Estel Dill, 64, is a white man about 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with white hair and blue eyes, according to a news release from Warren Strain, Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman.

Howland speaks to Rotary

June 22, 2015

Ben Howland updated the Starkville Rotary Club on the subject of the Mississippi State men's basketball team Monday.
For more on Howland's visit to the Rotarians, see Tuesday's Starkville Daily News.

June 21st

Clifford G. Ryan

June 21, 2015

Mary A. Jasper

June 21, 2015

Mary A. Jasper, a retired Associate Professor of Engineering Graphics at Mississippi State University died on June 20, 2015 at the age of 77 at Natchez Regional Medical Center in Natchez, Mississippi.

BREAKING: Starkville Swing Elite win state title

June 21, 2015

Starkville Swing Elite won the 12-Under USSSA State championship in Tupelo on Sunday.
Swing Elite defeated Mississippi Chargers 2-1 in the semifinals, then knocked off Tupelo Rangers 10-4.
The Starkville Daily News will have more on the accomplishment for the Swing in upcoming editions.

State champions crowned

June 21, 2015

Three state champions were crowned in Starkville Sunday at the USSSA 11-Under State Tournament.
First up was Titans Baseball out of Madison, which won Division A by beating Sliderz 12-4.
The Tombigbee Tribe shut out Patriots Baseball 10-0 to take home the AAA title, while the Mississippi Marlins claimed the prize in AA with an 11-8 victory over Rankin County Rip Squad.

June 20th

Father's Day tribute

June 20, 2015

John Outlaw Sr. has been instrumental in the development of his children, including NBA veteran Travis Outlaw, while Doug Wilson has been able to coach and watch his sons Luke and Jack at East Webster.
For stories on these special father-son combos, see Sunday's sports section of The Starkville Daily News.

USSSA State Tournaments

June 20, 2015

The Starkville Swing Elite eliminates Longhorns Baseball at the 12-Under State event in Tupelo, while the 11-Under A, AA, AAA State wraps up in Starkville.
For more on these tournaments, see Sunday's edition of The Starkville Daily News.

June 19th

Nona B. Croft

June 20, 2015

Cedar Bluff - Nona B. Croft, 73, died Thursday, June 18, 2015,  at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Services will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday.  Burial will follow at Cedar Bluff Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Cedar Bluff.  Calvert Funeral Home in West Point is in charge of the arrangements.  Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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