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February 19th, 2015

SHS pitcher Rivers signs with Mississippi Delta CC

February 19, 2015

Starkville High School pitcher Colbey Rivers finds it easy to explain the directions to Mississippi Delta Community College.
"Take a left when you get out of Starkville and a left when you get there," Rivers said.

Police chief outlines SPD’s personnel needs

February 19, 2015

Starkville Police Chief Frank Nichols outlined the needs of the Starkville Police Department during Tuesday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting. The biggest concerns for this year, Nichols said, are finding a home for the police department’s headquarters and finding a way to hire more officers. 

Magnolia Film Festival returns for three-day run in Starkville

February 19, 2015

Mississippi’s oldest film festival opens tonight at Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville.
The Magnolia Independent Film Festival will run through Saturday, with film screenings at 7 p.m. each night as well as a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. The event will also feature a filmmaker forum, workshop and red carpet event.

House passes education bill short of MAEP standards

February 19, 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.

Restaurant Week charities named

February 19, 2015

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.

February 18th

Bulldogs seek to avoid sweep: MSU tries for win against rival Ole Miss at home

February 18, 2015

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.

State's Schaefer sees potential in Richardson

February 18, 2015

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.

Volunteers have veteran group for baseball

February 18, 2015

Experience is on the side of Starkville Academy’s baseball team this season.

Bulldogs hope lessons learned on golf course will serve them well

February 18, 2015

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.

Starkville's boys junior high teams experience success

February 18, 2015

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.

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