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April 15th, 2015

Rain or shine: Art festival returns: Saturday’s Cotton District Arts Festival to feature record artisans, food, music and more

April 15, 2015

The Cotton District Arts Festival will be held Saturday ‚ÄĒ rain or shine.
Laurie Burton, president of Starkville Area Arts Council ‚ÄĒ the organization that puts on the festival each April, said as much of the festival as possible will continue despite the weather.

Starkville School Board continues road to consolidation

April 15, 2015

With less than 80 days remaining until the official formation of the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District, the Starkville School District Board of Trustees dealt with a handful of matters relating to the July 1 merger of the SSD and Oktibbeha County School District at its board meeting Tuesday night.

‚ÄėSocial Security‚Äô comedy closes community theater regular season

April 15, 2015

A cast of six veteran actors will close the regular season at the Starkville Community Theatre in the comedy ‚ÄúSocial Security.‚ÄĚ Directed by Paula Mabry, the show will have performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., and then another week of 7:30 p.m. performances Sept. 23-17. Tickets are available for $15 by calling the playhouse at 323-6855.

April 14th

An open door: Injuries with wide receiver group gives other Bulldogs opportunity

April 15, 2015

Injuries are never a good thing, but they have opened some doors for some Mississippi State wide receivers this spring.
Junior De'Runnya Wilson started spring practices in the "pit" or the rehab area for an apparent knee injury, but he has been involved in the last couple of weeks of practice.

MSU hopes SBW provides answers not more questions

April 15, 2015

Mississippi State hopes that Super Bulldog Weekend will provide more answers than questions.
One of the main attractions each spring for followers of the Bulldogs is the Maroon-White Spring Football Game.
The fans want to get a good look for themselves what progress MSU has made on the practice field over the last several weeks.

Hudson: An example of true Yellowjacket

April 15, 2015

What is a Yellowjacket?
To some it is an insect of the wasp nature, but to those in Starkville, the word has a very different meaning as it refers to those who are a member of the Starkville High family.
On Monday, the Jackets lost one of their dearest members in former student, athlete and coach when Cleveland Hudson passed away.

MSU hosts another ranked opponent

April 15, 2015

The Mississippi State softball team will face its fifth-straight ranked opponent when No. 22 South Alabama invades Starkville tonight.
After hosting No. 1 LSU last Wednesday and traveling to No. 21 Missouri for a three-game Southeastern Conference series over the weekend, South Alabama will be just another in a line of tests for the Bulldogs.

MSU A.D. advises Rotary on future plans

April 14, 2015

Scott Stricklin, Mississippi State’s University’s athletic director spoke at Starkville’s Rotary Club Monday afternoon. Stricklin spoke of the program’s many successes last year and his hopes for the future at MSU.

MSU begins VP for Student Affairs interviews

April 14, 2015

Mississippi State University is set to begin on-campus interviews with four candidates over the next two weeks for the vice president for Student Affairs post. The position was left vacant last summer when then-VP Bill Kibler left to become the university president at Sul Ross State University in Texas. Bill Broyles has been filling in as the interim VP for Student Affairs since Kibler left.

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