June 1st, 2015
Tuesdayâ€™s runoff will decide Mississippiâ€™s next U.S. Congressman.
Voters in 21 counties and five whole or partial precincts in Oktibbeha County will choose a successor to the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee, but election officials expect that choice to be made by a fraction of the First Congressional Districtâ€™s roughly 600,000 eligible voters.
Judge James A. â€śJimâ€ť Mills is seeking another term as District 3 justice court judge. Mills, on the bench for 18 years, has also worked with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, been a Starkville alderman and an auxiliary deputy with the Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Office, he said in his campaign announcement.
Dak Prescott is expected to have a big senior year.
The Mississippi State quarterback is coming off a record-setting junior campaign that saw the Bulldogs rise to No. 1 in the country for five weeks. He finished eighth in the Heisman Trophy voting after being in the discussion for most of the season.
Starkville Academy softball is in for a unique couple of years but excitement is growing for the program with the addition of Rob Barron as the new coach this year.
Coach Kayla Mosley isnâ€™t hanging up the cleats just yet, though, as she is taking a year of absence to do some promotional work in the Air National Guard.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers are headed to the beach for a little bit of basketball.
For the first time, the Lady Vols will participate in the Emerald Coast Sports Camp's Girls Basketball at the Beach 2015 in Destin, Fla. The camp takes place June 7-10.
Dr. Jose Maria Rodriguez, beloved husband to Catherine (Shelton) Rodriguez, passed awayÂ Saturday, May 30,Â 2015 at home surrounded by loved ones. Â
Born in Camaguey, Cuba on September 5, 1947 and was an employee of the State Chemistry Department at Mississippi State University.
By CONNOR GUYTON
Enlarged hands and feet, enlarged facial features, oily skin, skin tags, sleep apnea, joint pain and unexplained weight gain â€” changes that Scott Gault saw in his own body for the past 10 years.
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Starkville High School has always produced great athletes over the years, but the Yellowjackets are beginning to churn out even more than usual over the last few seasons.
With the class of 2016 now producing their share of big names, thereâ€™s a rising junior that will open many eyes this season.
The key to having success in any sport is understanding that hard work and determination will lead to positive results.
The Mississippi State Rugby Football Club, also known as MADDAWGS Rugby, has put that theory to the test over the past year and has benefitted from it.