February 19th, 2015
The Mississippi House of Representatives unanimously passed an education appropriations bill Wednesday that increases education funding by $106 million, but still leaves the state $200 million short of Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) funding levels.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership released on Wednesday the names of the three charities that will vie for a $5,000 donation during Starkville Restaurant Week.
Sometimes the summer can last a long time.
It lasts even longer when you are swept by your rival.
Mississippi State is trying to avoid the season sweep with in-state rival Ole Miss tonight. The Bulldogs (12-13, 5-7) and Rebels (17-8, 8-4) play at 8 p.m. at Humphrey Coliseum in the final game of the two-game series. The action can be seen on ESPN2.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer demands quite a bit from starting forward Breanna Richardson.
As he watches Richardson on the court during games, he sees all kinds of potential.
Schaefer also has to remind himself that Richardson is only a sophomore and is trying to be one of the leaders of a young team in the tough Southeastern Conference.
Experience is on the side of Starkville Academyâs baseball team this season.
Things looked totally different for the Mississippi State men's golf team from the spring of 2014 to when it stepped on the first tee in Hattiesburg last fall.
The Bulldogs made NCAA regional appearances in the spring of 2013 and 2014, behind Chad Ramey and a trio of other seniors. Ramey and the three other seniors have since graduated.
MSU had to find itself in the fall.
The Armstrong 8th grade Yellowjackets got an opportunity to play in the first annual Northeast Middle School regional and they made the most of it.
Armstrong ended up winning the event hosted at Northeast Mississippi Community College.
Roy A. Perkins couldnât dissuade his fellow aldermen from approving a resolution of intent to issue $3 million in capital improvement bonds or approving a 5-percent increase in water and sewage rates Tuesday night, but he took full advantage of his âright to be heard.â
Community college leaders from across the nation gathered at Mississippi State Tuesday to discuss the future of community colleges in the wake of President Barack Obamaâs proposal to make two years of community college free to the public.
Starkville Community Theatreâs season continues Thursday as âDirty Rotten Scoundrelsâ opens at the Playhouse on Main.
The musical, directed by Jo Durst, 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 Feb. 24-28. Tickets are available for $15 by calling the playhouse at 323-6855.