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March 27th, 2015
Take away one tough inning on Friday night and the Starkville Yellowjackets probably earn a nice Class 6A, Region 3 victory over the Madison Central Jaguars.
In the game of high school baseball, however, it usually takes seven innings to determine a winner, unless a run rule, weather or extra innings are needed.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK announced Monday that it has recommended to Starkville and Oktibbeha County officials to not move forward with the proposed $10 million Innovation District Park.
Unity Park is finally complete, as organizers unveiled its seventh and final plaque at a Monday morning ceremony.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation Monday on how to move forward with the comprehensive plan the board adopted in December.
Robin Whitfield is becoming familiar with Starkville. The Grenada watercolorist spent the month of November serving as the Noxubee Wildlife Refugeâs Artist in Residence. Now, she is acting as the juror for the 2015 Cotton District Artâs Festival juried art competition and has a exhibit of work showing in the Greater Starkville Development Partnershipâs lobby.
After a long day with much speculation, Mississippi State made it official by hiring Ben Howland as the new men's basketball coach Monday night.
Although there has been nothing officially released or indicated by Mississippi State University, signs over the last two days have pointed to Ben Howland becoming the next men's basketball coach at the school.
NBCSports.com was the first to report the possibility that Howland would be a candidate to replace Rick Ray as coach of the Bulldogs, then ESPN and CBSSports.com quickly followed.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriffâs Department continued its investigation Sunday into a murder and kidnapping case that emerged Saturday in Oktibbeha County.
East Oktibbeha County High School football, basketball and baseball head coach Kylan Tippett wears many hats at EOCHS. However, itâs a behind-the-scenes âjack of all tradesâ that makes managing those teams a lot easier for Tippett.
The Mississippi State University Library is finishing preparations for the ninth annual Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival, to be held March 26-28.