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July 15th, 2014

Starkville 12's finish second at state event

July 15, 2014

There is story after story about team’s coming from the underdog position to do great things.
This weekend Starkville's 12-year-old squad became one of those.
After dropping into the loser’s bracket on day two of the Dizzy Dean North State Tournament, Starkville battled its way back to a spot in the championship game.

Longhorns ready for World Series

July 15, 2014

No matter what the results are for a previous tournament, there's usually another opportunity right around the corner.
That's how the Longhorns Baseball team out of Starkville are treating the United States Sports Specialty Association 11-year-old AA World Series in Gulf Shores, Ala., this week.

Clippers take momentum to Atlanta area

July 15, 2014

The Northeast Mississippi Clippers are looking to take the momentum of winning the United States Sports Specialty Association 12-and-under State AAA Tournament into the World Series this week in McDonough, Ga.
After sweeping five games to win the state tournament in Tupelo, the Clippers are a confident group headed to the Atlanta area for World Series competition.

Mayor pressing issue on old SSD bond funds

July 15, 2014

Mayor Parker Wiseman plans to present a resolution to Starkville aldermen today that could bring an end to the city’s struggle with Starkville School District on how to handle a 1986 school bond for construction/renovation.

The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom.

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City CAO to unveil numbers on Cadence deal

July 15, 2014

Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Taylor Adams said he intended to offer both aldermen and the public hard figures this evening associated with the city’s discussions with Cadence Bank to purchase the bank’s main branch downtown for a police facility.

TVA, SED offer tips for saving on energy costs

July 15, 2014

Trying to beat the summer heat can burn through cash fast.

Fire destroys home on Love Hill Road

July 15, 2014

A late-night fire reduced an Oktibbeha County home to ruin Sunday.

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said county firefighters received a call to a structure fire at 318 Love Hill Road at 9:59 p.m. He said the fire had reached an advanced state by the time firefighters made it to the scene.

July 14th

Shannon Mosley

July 14, 2014

Shannon Naomi Mosley, 23, of Vossburg, passed away on July 12, 2014 at Central Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS.
She was born on May 9, 1991 to Calvin and Debbie (Cook) Mosley in Waynesboro, MS.

Starkville 8-year-olds finish second in state

July 14, 2014

WEST POINT – It may not have been the result that the Starkville 8-year-old All-Stars wanted to have on Monday, but the weekend proved they had gotten better.
Starkville finished second at the Dizzy Dean South State Tournament to Columbus after having the fifth-place showing it had the year before.
"I'm proud of the boys because it was an improvement," Starkville coach Brent DeWeese said.

Staying alive: Starkville 12-year-olds play for state title today

July 14, 2014

The Starkville 12-year olds haven't given up yet.
Starkville rattled off its fifth-straight win as it eliminated Greenwood 14-5 Monday night to stay alive in the Mississippi Dizzy Dean 12-year old North State Championship.
"They won't quit," Starkville coach Leonardo Thompson said. "It seems like the more we play, the stronger they get."

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