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January 22nd, 2015

Area teams look forward to Mid Mississippi Challenge

January 22, 2015

Tournament basketball is valuable for high school teams at this time of the year.
Most events are planned around the Christmas season when schools are out for holidays and it makes traveling out of town easier.
Whenever there's an opportunity to play close to home, it's a welcomed situation for squads at this time of the year with postseason right around the corner.

City hosts hearing on Parks’ role

January 22, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen hosted the first of two planned public hearings on its decision to bring the Starkville Parks Department under city control as an advisory body.
Parks operates as an independent body. Though a significant portion of its funding comes from the city, aldermen can only suggest actions to its governing body, the seven-member Starkville Parks Commission.

Local restaurants change ownership, start renovations

January 22, 2015

Two local restaurants will see something new in the coming weeks as they go through ownership changes.
On Jan. 5, a sign went up on the door at Old Venice Pizza Company on Main Street saying the restaurant was undergoing renovations.

Local man arrested in armed robbery

January 22, 2015

Starkville Police Department arrested a man on suspicion of armed robbery after he allegedly showed up to his place of employment with a pistol on Friday.

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January 21st

Mississippi State beats Auburn on road

January 21, 2015

AUBURN, Ala. – Mississippi State sophomore I.J. Ready saw enough of a late-game run by Auburn Wednesday night.
Ready halted the run with a critical 3-point basket and followed that with four-straight free throw as the Bulldogs grabbed their first win in the Auburn Arena with a 78-71 win over Auburn in a Southeastern Conference men’s basketball contest.

Lydia Rogers Miller

January 21, 2015

Lydia Rogers Miller, 51, a resident of Huntsville, Alabama and formerly of Starkville, Mississippi, died January 20, 2015 at her residence in Huntsville, Alabama.

Willa Dean Glenn Bryant

January 21, 2015

Willa Dean Glenn Bryant, age 85, of Columbus, MS, formerly of Jackson,
MS, passed away January 20, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital of 
Columbus. Visitation will be Thursday, January 22, 2015, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home and also Friday, one hour prior to the service at the church. Funeral services will be Friday, January 23, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.

Rivals battle for position: MSU, Ole Miss women enter matchup with identical 4-2 SEC records

January 21, 2015

Tonight's women's basketball game between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Ole Miss Rebels is important for many reasons.
The rivalry factor always comes into play when MSU and Ole Miss meet in any sport, but when it comes to this particular encounter - positioning in the Southeastern Conference standings is at stake.

Bulldog women want to keep responding well in the SEC

January 21, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs have played good in some Southeastern Conference games and lost, then there are others they have not played very well and won.
That's just the way it is in SEC women's basketball.
In reaching a 4-2 conference record to this point of the season, it's been a mixed bag of ways the Bulldogs have used to get there.

MSU's Keenum appointed to CFP Board of Managers

January 21, 2015

Mississippi State will already have a connection to the upcoming College Football Playoff.
MSU President Dr. Mark Keenum has been appointed to the College Football Playoff's Board of Managers.
Keenum succeeds former Florida president Bernie Machen as the SEC's representative on the board. 

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