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November 26th, 2014

City will pay part of Precision bill

November 26, 2014

The City of Starkville has made a payment to Precision Construction, LLC for its work on the Carver Drive ditch project, and though some dispute still remains, it appears the contractor will stay on to finish the job.

New South Weekends flourish this season

November 26, 2014

When Mississippi State University’s football team won all of its home football games this season, it also helped Starkville win the hearts, minds, and tourism dollars of visitors who came to town for the games.

Police: Keep belongings out of reach of holiday thieves

November 26, 2014

As the winter holiday season begins, local authorities are reminding Oktibbeha County’s residents to take care to keep their belongings and homes safe.
The holidays are a heavy shopping period, and Starkville Police Department Capt. Troy Outlaw said potential criminals use the season to look for easy pickings.

November 25th

Katie Michelle Ray

November 25, 2014

Katie Michelle Ray, 31, passed away on November 24, 2014 at University Medical Center in Jackson, MS.  She was an accountant, and a graduate of Mississippi State University.  She enjoyed jewelry making, photography, and was an avid MSU fan.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Nancy Chambers Ray.

Everett “AB” Quinn

November 25, 2014

Mr. Everett “AB” Quinn, 84,  died Saturday, November 22,  2014 in West Point, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Mount Hermon Missionary Baptist Church, West Point, Mississippi with Pastor Polee Webber, officiating.

James Edward Moye

November 25, 2014

Mr. James Edward Moye, 72,  died Friday, November 21, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 1:00 P.M., Friday, November 28, 2014 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Nelson Forrest, officiating.

Ava Lorraine Moore

November 25, 2014

Mrs. Ava Lorraine Moore, 65,  died Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 11:00 A.M., Friday, November 28, 2014 at Peter’s Rock Church of God In Christ, Starkville, Mississippi with Superintendent Joseph Hawkins, officiating.

Dak back on track: MSU's Prescott has success during game with Vanderbilt

November 25, 2014

Dak Prescott was on his way to winning the Heisman Trophy a little over a month ago.
The Mississippi State quarterback was one of the favorites and was putting up some impressive numbers, then he had a rough stretch of five games between Auburn and Alabama. He threw eight interceptions in that span and the Bulldogs ended up losing to the Crimson Tide.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Football menu will be a treat at end of week

November 25, 2014

The football menu is definitely worth checking out this week.
After filling up on turkey and dressing on Thursday, there will be a full feast of football to take you through the rest of the week.
It doesn't get much bigger on the high school level Friday than when the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in Mississippi meet in Starkville.

Wolverines secure good field position with kicker Cosby

November 25, 2014

Eliminate the run back on a kickoff.
As East Webster progresses further into the postseason, that has become more and more of the goal. Luckily for the Wolverines, they have a player who can do just that in the form of kicker-punter Tyler Cosby.

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