January 16th, 2015
COLUMBUS â€“ The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets let a halftime lead slip away the last time out.
The last thing head coach Kristie Williams wanted was for it to happen again.
The Lady Jackets nearly let a double-digit second half lead and halftime advantage fall to the wayside, but they stayed composed in a 67-62 victory over rival Columbus in double overtime Friday night.
Coaches are put in a position at times when they have to teach effort first.
That's something that Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray doesn't have to worry about with Roquez Johnson.
Johnson has been one of the players Ray has been able to count on to give 100 percent on the court.
Ray values the leadership of the senior from Montgomery, Ala.
The most common New Year Resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow offers his best diet tips and tricks, including 'smart shopping,' controlling portion size, selecting natural foods, home cooking and packing 'take home plates' when eating out, so you to make this year your best ever.
To the east of Kroger in Starkville, in the Starkville Crossings shopping center, there is an unbroken string of vacated business spaces.
The backlash against the Starkville Board of Aldermenâ€™s recent decision to repeal the cityâ€™s equality resolution and amend the plus-one insurance coverage option for city employees continued this week.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman visited the Starkville Parks Commission during its monthly meeting Thursday to talk about potential changes that may soon be facing the cityâ€™s sometimes troubled Parks and Recreation department.
Mrs. Mary Louise Paster, 67, of Starkville, Mississippi died Friday, January 9, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will Â be held 12:00 P.M., Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Bethâ€™el Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Lee Brand, Officiating.
Mrs. Jeraldine Harris,100, of Starkville, Mississippi died Tuesday, January 12, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will Â be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Chapel Hll Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Earl Willis, Officiating.
Mrs. Dora Mae Gregory, 70, of Starkville, Mississippi died Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will Â be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor James Covington, Officiating.
Mrs. Arie Marie Hairston Jones, 90 of Starkville, MS passed away January 5, 2015 at OCH. Mrs. Jones was born January 14, 1924 to the late Lexie Lula Hairston and Earlie Davis.