June 23rd, 2015
Osa Esene, a volunteer for the "Travis Outlaw" Elite Basic Skills and Fundamental Camp, says he doesn't mind the warm Mississippi summer. It is much cooler where he's from in Oregon. Esene has helped his good friend Travis Outlaw with the camp for several years. For more on the camp, see the printed edition of Starkville Daily News this week.
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen and senior quarterback Dak Prescott will represent the Bulldogs as part of the SEC Networkâ€™s 24 hours of programming devoted entirely to MSU Athletics on Monday, July 6. â€¨SEC Network is turning its television schedule over to each of the 14 institutions in the Southeastern Conference for two weeks in its first â€śSEC Network Takeoverâ€ť initiative.
Clarence Estel Dill, a 64-year-old Columbus man reported missing Sunday, has been found alive and safe.
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety canceled the Silver Alert posted for Dill around 4 p.m. Monday, less than two hours after it was announced.
On June 18, at the first event of the Sturgis Public Library "Every Hero Has a Story" summer reading program, a small group of Sturgis children and their parents listened to stories read by Robert Damm about music heroes such as Miriam the drummer and Charlie Parker who invented doo-wap music.
A Columbus man was reported missing about 4 p.m. Sunday, and police are asking for the public's help in finding him.
Charles Estel Dill, 64, is a white man about 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with white hair and blue eyes, according to a news release from Warren Strain, Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman.
Ben Howland updated the Starkville Rotary Club on the subject of the Mississippi State men's basketball team Monday.
For more on Howland's visit to the Rotarians, see Tuesday's Starkville Daily News.
Mary A. Jasper, a retired Associate Professor of Engineering Graphics at Mississippi State University died on June 20, 2015 at the age of 77 at Natchez Regional Medical Center in Natchez, Mississippi.
Starkville Swing Elite won the 12-Under USSSA State championship in Tupelo on Sunday.
Swing Elite defeated Mississippi Chargers 2-1 in the semifinals, then knocked off Tupelo Rangers 10-4.
The Starkville Daily News will have more on the accomplishment for the Swing in upcoming editions.
Three state champions were crowned in Starkville Sunday at the USSSA 11-Under State Tournament.
First up was Titans Baseball out of Madison, which won Division A by beating Sliderz 12-4.
The Tombigbee Tribe shut out Patriots Baseball 10-0 to take home the AAA title, while the Mississippi Marlins claimed the prize in AA with an 11-8 victory over Rankin County Rip Squad.