November 26th, 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.
When Mississippi State Universityâ€™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.
As the winter holiday season begins, local authorities are reminding Oktibbeha Countyâ€™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.
Katie Michelle Ray, 31, passed away on November 24, 2014 at University Medical Center in Jackson, MS.Â She was an accountant, and a graduate of Mississippi State University.Â She enjoyed jewelry making, photography, and was an avid MSU fan.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Nancy Chambers Ray.
Mr. Everett â€śABâ€ť Quinn, 84, Â died Saturday, November 22, Â 2014 in West Point, Mississippi.
Funeral services will Â be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Mount Hermon Missionary Baptist Church, West Point, Mississippi with Pastor Polee Webber, officiating.
Mr. James Edward Moye, 72, Â died Friday, November 21, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will Â be held 1:00 P.M., Friday, November 28, 2014 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Nelson Forrest, officiating.
Mrs. Ava Lorraine Moore, 65, Â died Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will Â be held 11:00 A.M., Friday, November 28, 2014 at Peterâ€™s Rock Church of God In Christ, Starkville, Mississippi with Superintendent Joseph Hawkins, officiating.
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.
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.
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.