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May 30th, 2015

SMITH ON SPORTS: East Webster can continue successful run

May 31, 2015

A well-oiled machine has several vital parts.
Each piece has a responsibility of getting a particular job done so that the entire package is functioning properly.
This is true for just about anything in life, but when considering the progress of an athletic team, the idea is especially fitting.

New stadium will highlight MSU softball season

May 31, 2015

Many Mississippi State softball fans are excited for the 2016 season for a variety of reasons.
Vann Stuedeman will be here for her fifth season as the head coach of the Bulldogs and the team brings back a solid nucleus of players that made up the 2015 Lafayette (La.) Regional – the fourth-straight NCAA Tournament appearance. It will be one of the more exciting seasons in MSU softball history.

May 29th

MSU's Keenum elected vice president of SEC

May 30, 2015


Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum has been very involved in the Southeastern Conference since taking over the presidency in Starkville in 2009.

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Dantzler a part of veteran SHS defensive front line

May 29, 2015

Much has been made in the last week about the hiring of football coach Ricky Woods at Starkville High School and what’s in store for the Yellowjackets in 2015.
One thing is for certain, Woods might be walking into the best situation he’s ever had.

FPC pastor makes mark at church

May 29, 2015


Since November 2013 the Rev. Dr. Martin W. Lifer III has made a new home for himself as the senior pastor and the head of staff at the First Presbyterian Church of Starkville.

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MSU selected as new Boeing research center

May 29, 2015

Staff reports

Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker and Gov. Phil Bryant announced Thursday that the Boeing Company plans to relocate its Stitched Resin Infused Composite Research Center to the Raspet Flight Research Laboratory on the Mississippi State University campus.

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Evening bomb threat roils MSU campus

May 29, 2015

By Jim Gaines

A bomb threat sparked a search of several buildings on Mississippi State University's campus Friday evening.
A Maroon Alert will likely remain in effect through Saturday, but as of 8:45 p.m. the campus appeared secure, according to MSU spokesman Sid Salter.

May 28th

Gale Cummings Taylor

May 28, 2015

Gale Cummings Taylor passed away peacefully at her home in Starkville, MS on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 3:30 a.m.  Gale was the daughter of Cecil and Lucille Cummings and was born on   September 24, 1935 in Ecru, Mississippi.  She was the granddaughter of James Herbert Windham, M.D.

With consolidation looming, DoJ files objection to merger plans

May 28, 2015


With just over one month until consolidation of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County School Districts becomes official, plans for the merger have hit a snag with the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Choctaw County Chargers see more transition

May 28, 2015

A move up from Class 2A to 3A was quite the transition for Choctaw County High School two years ago.
The Chargers and head coach Adam Dillinger are used to transition, though. Formerly Ackerman High, they’ve been through the changes over the past few years, following the consolidation with Weir High, and this year will be no different.

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