June 24th, 2014
Drive by the Starkville Sportsplex and it is not hard to miss Travis Outlawâ€™s name on the side of the building, but for the former Yellowjacket and current National Basketball Association athlete, it is more about what takes place inside the building than what it is on the outside.
The city of Starkville has always welcomed back Travis Outlaw with open arms.
Outlaw, a member of the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association, returns to his hometown each summer and always finds a way to give back.
Perfect Game's Kendall Rogers reported on Tuesday that Mississippi State coordinator of baseball camps Jake Wells will become an assistant coach at Louisiana Tech.
A team spokesperson confirmed that Wells will be leaving the Bulldog program, but Louisiana Tech won't make the hire official until July 1.Â
There was a measure of concern during the College World Series that the number of home runs had dropped considerably.
NCAA managing director for championships and alliances Damani Leech believes there are many contributing factors for why the baseball is not leaving TD Ameritrade Park with frequency.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today for the Republican Senate runoff between six-term incumbent Thad Cochran and challenger, State Senator Chris McDaniel.
The Starkville School District Board of Education will hold a public hearing for the districtâ€™s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget.
The public hearing will begin at 6 p.m. tonight at the Greensboro Center. Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway is scheduled to present the budget, followed by a public comment period. Public comments are limited to three minutes per individual.
The Mississippi Department of Investigation has taken over a reported weekend shooting that led to one Webster County manâ€™s death at OCH Regional Medical Center.
Sam Adcock wants to let the secret out.
Adcock is vice president and general manager at Airbus Helicopters in Columbus, formerly known as American Eurocopter. He said with a second plant in Grand Prairie, Texas, Airbus Helicopters is the largest defense and aerospace contractor in the world. But when he talks to audiences in Mississippi and the Golden Triangle, he said, few seem to know that.
Katie M. (Ray) Rector of Columbus, MS died Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus, MS. Katie was born September 23, 1932 in Sturgis, MS. She was a retired employee of Auora Nursing Home and a member of East End Baptist Church.
Martha Maudine Vickers Jackson, 90, of Starkville, MS, passed away at OCH Regional Medical Center on Monday, June 23, 2014.
Dean was a homemaker and a member of Sturgis Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Lowrey of Starkville, MS; son, Ralph Jackson of Ackerman, MS; daughter-in-law, Lynn Jackson of Starkville, MS; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren.