Mississippi State University announced Monday that alumni Tommy and Terri Nusz have donated $12.3 million for the university to bolster its efforts in engineering, sports, teacher education, veteran resources, equine health and other causes close to the Nusz familyâ€™s hearts.
The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure will meet at 9 a.m. today in the Greensboro Center to continue preparations on a final list of recommendations to submit to the Mississippi legislature.
Local hospices are doing their part to bring cheer to their patients this holiday season.
Hospice care provides services in-home or in a hospice center for patients and their families who are in the final stages of a serious illness.
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Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney spoke about the Affordable Care Act to the Starkville Rotary Club on Monday.
The ACA, which is colloquially called â€śObamacare,â€ť has been a controversial issue, especially after enrollment to the lawâ€™s insurance exchanges opened to a rocky start in October.
It has been a senior season filled with many accolades for Mississippi Stateâ€™s Gabe Jackson.
The offensive lineman earned another honor on Monday.
The Starkville Academy basketball teams will have to make sure the buses have plenty of gas and are ready to go for the next several weeks.
Last Tuesday's games with Heritage Academy were the only home games scheduled in the month of December for the Volunteers and Lady Vols.
New seasons bring clean slates.
There are no records, no rankings and everyone is on equal footing.
That newness also brings the chance to adjust things that might not have been so successful the previous year. Add in a new coach and the adjustments take on a whole new meaning.
This is the situation taking place as basketball season continues for the East Webster Lady Wolverines.
Thanksgiving evening the Mississippi State Bulldogs secured their sixth win as they defeated the University of Mississippi 17-10.
With the victory, MSU became bowl eligible and all that was left to do was wait and see where bowl season took them. On Sunday night, that question was answered as the Bulldogs accepted a bid to appear in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl where they will face the Rice Owls.
BILOXI â€“ Georgia Military College entered Sundayâ€™s Mississippi Bowl with the nationâ€™s top ranking and the nationâ€™s top running back in the form of freshman sensation Jovon Robinson.
However, former West Point High School standout Lakenderic Thomas stole the spotlight and No. 2 East Mississippi Community College stole the national title.
SCOOBA â€“ There has never been a national championship in football decided in the state of Mississippi.
That all changes today.
No. 2 East Mississippi (11-0) plays No. 1 Georgia Military (11-0) at Biloxi Indians Stadium in Biloxi in the NJCAA national championship game.