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July 26th, 2014

Futral fills role as a SA leader

July 26, 2014

General of the field.
That is just one of the titles people have used to describe a catcher's role during a game.
For Starkville Academy's softball team, that position is filled by Adrienne Futral and it is a role the junior takes seriously.

July 25th

James Sullivan

July 25, 2014

James Felix Sullivan, 67, passed away on July 25, 2014 at the Covington County Hospital in Collins, MS.  He was a technician with Culkin Water in Vicksburg, MS and a Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John L. Sullivan and Lovie Inez Whatley; sister, Mildred Burt; and grandparents, Tyman and France McClelland.

Peggy Hawkins

July 25, 2014

Peggy Southern Hawkins, age 71, died July 25, 2014, after a brief illness with family by her side. Visitation will be held at Robinson Funeral Home in West Point on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. Services will be held at Robinson Chapel on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. with burial to follow at Greenwood Cemetery in West Point.

Casey Feltenstein

July 25, 2014

Tupelo - Cynthia Kaye Hudson Feltenstein, 61, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her home. She was born November 11, 1952 to David and Evelyn Crenshaw Hudson. She married in 1989 to Ned Arnold Feltenstein. She was a Registered Nurse at Golden Living Nursing Home. Casey was also a member of First United Methodist Chuch in Tupelo.

Lady Vols open with win: SA ekes out a 7-6 victory over Oak Hill

July 25, 2014

Starkville Academy head coach Kayla Mosley said those in attendance at Friday's game were in for some good competition.
After action ceased, the coach’s words rang true as Starkville Academy secured a walk-off RBI from Caden Cutshall in the bottom of the fifth to claim a 7-6 victory over the visiting Lady Raiders of Oak Hill to open the season.

SEC brings back few quarterbacks

July 25, 2014

Last year the Southeastern Conference was peppered with veteran quarterbacks returning.
There was Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, national champion AJ McCarron, Georgia's Aaron Murray, Missouri's James Franklin, Ole Miss' Bo Wallace and Mississippi State's Tyler Russell among others.

Summer Scholars ready for stage - Performances scheduled for this weekend at MSU’s McComas Hall

July 25, 2014

While laughs generally abound in Mississippi State University’s annual Summer Scholars on Stage productions, it’s possible to identify a streak of horror and suspense in the last three years.

Iraqi exchange students shed light on culture

July 25, 2014

Many Americans have preconceived notions of what people from Mississippi are like and what is life is like here.

Many Americans may also have similar misconceptions about people from Iraq.

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Suspects arrested in burglary case

July 25, 2014

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department took two individuals into custody Wednesday on suspicion of their involvement in a reported Monday afternoon residential burglary.

OCSD Sgt. First Class Jon Davis said the department arrested 21-year-old Charles Arney and 19-year-old Shoshoney Nunn in connection with the alleged incident.

July 24th

M.J. Williams

July 24, 2014

M.J. Williams, 76, died Friday, July 18, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Rock Hill United Methodist Church withh Reverend Jerome Wilson Officiating. 
Visitation will be Friday, July 25, 2014: 2:00-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 
Burial will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery, Starkville, Mississippi.

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