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January 28th, 2015

SPD makes statutory rape arrest

January 28, 2015

Starkville Police arrested a Maben man Saturday on suspicion of statutory rape.
Police took Zachary Lydon Townsel, 24, into custody at 11:52 p.m Saturday.
SPD did not provide further details on the incident.
Townsel’s bond was set at $5,000 during his initial municipal court appearance Monday evening. An Oktibbeha County Jail personnel said he had posted out as of Tuesday afternoon.

My Brother’s Keeper summit to address issues for young men of color

January 28, 2015

A summit will be held on Feb. 14 to address challenges facing young men of color in the community as part of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative launched by President Barack Obama.

January 27th

Rivalry turns to BASKETBALL: Bulldogs, Rebels meet in Oxford

January 28, 2015

Football is king in the state of Mississippi, and the two Southeastern Conference schools sit on the throne.
Ole Miss currently sits higher than Mississippi State after winning the Egg Bowl this past November, but now it's time for football to take a back seat to basketball.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Importance of rivalries not all same

January 28, 2015

Not all rivalries are created equal.
There are some that have developed over the years and have become more and more intense.
The amount of importance of a rivalry really depends on what part of the country it's located.
For the states of Mississippi and Alabama, there's a reason the in-state rivalries among the Southeastern Conference programs are so popular.

Lady Jackets beat Lady Green Wave in tough encounter

January 28, 2015

It was one of those situations Tuesday where the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets were facing a team for the third time this season.

Jackets use energy to get home victory over the rival Wave

January 28, 2015

The Starkville Yellowjackets wear warm-ups before each game that have the saying “defend and rebound,” and that is exactly what they did in the second half against the West Point Green Wave Tuesday night.
Tyson Carter led the way with 16 points to help pace the Jackets over the Green Wave by the score of 60-50.

Lady Wolverines secure win over rival

January 28, 2015

EUPORA – East Webster and Eupora share more than just a close location and the color maroon.
Put the two schools on the basketball court and strong talent will be showcased.
On Tuesday night in girls basketball, that was exactly what happened as the Lady Eagles and Lady Wolverines took it to the wire before East Webster secured the 52-46 victory.

SA Lady Vols capture Monday win at Heritage

January 28, 2015

COLUMBUS – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers didn't let a first-half deficit distract them from going on the road for a victory against rival Heritage Academy Monday night.
Despite falling behind 27-20 at halftime, the Lady Vols rallied to defeat the Lady Patriots 49-46.

Distracted driving concerns police

January 27, 2015

Choices, as Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Criss Turnipseed told the Starkville Rotary Club, are key to safety on the road for drivers, passengers and fellow motorists.
Turnipseed spoke Monday to the club at the Starkville Country Club about safety on the highway.
He said the presentation he gave Monday is one he typically offers to students, but that didn’t mean it couldn’t have an impact.

CWM set to host Holy Spirit event

January 27, 2015

This weekend, Christian World Missions will be holding a Holy Spirit Conference on “Knowing Him: Discovering the Father.”
The conference will have sessions beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, running through lunch time on Saturday at the Wesley Foundation Worship Center on the Mississippi State University campus.

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