September 30th, 2014
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets were able to break out the brooms once again on Tuesday night.
Starkville pulled off the three-set volleyball sweep of defending state champion Southaven 25-15, 25-20, 25-21.
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets made sure senior night for Jocitta Buchanan was a success and recorded an 8-2 victory over rival Columbus at home Tuesday night.
Six runs in the first three innings helped the Lady Jackets take control of the game early.
Steve Denson was a very excited 8th grade head football coach on Tuesday night.
After Starkville's 14-0 victory over Louisville, Denson surrounded his Yellowjackets around him and had nothing but good things to say.
Starkville was able to survive a battle of unbeaten teams to remain at the top of the conference with a record of 5-0, which was the source of Denson's joy.
Despite the occasional hitch here and there, city officials believe installation for C Spireâ€™s Fiber to the Home service is progressing smoothly.
Mississippi Highway Patrolâ€™s Troop G made 59 arrests over the weekend, including 48 for driving under the influence, during a two-day enhanced DUI patrol.
Greater Starkville Development Partnership officials and vendors report that the extension of Starkville Mid-Week Market through fall, independent from the summer Starkville Community Market, has been a success they hope to return to in coming years.
â€śAnd God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.â€ť Revelation 21:4
Opal Blaylock Turnipseed, 91, passed away on September 28, 2014 at her residence in Starkville.Â She was a retired office clerk in the Chancery Clerk's office and a member of First Baptist Church in Starkville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther Blaylock and Betty Cox Blaylock; husband, Marvin Doyle Turnipseed; and son, Mike Turnipseed
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen has been on the other sideline of Kevin Sumlin four times as a head coach.
The Bulldogs played Houston twice when Sumlin was the head coach there, and two more times since he has become the head coach at Texas A&M.
During that time, Sumlin has earned Mullen's respect.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers value the opportunity the soccer postseason brings.
Even though they are presented a difficult road trip today at Jackson Prep to begin the District I-AAA playoffs, the Lady Vols believe they have prepared the right way in practice to be ready for the 5 p.m. matchup.