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September 20th, 2012

Senior Barber shines in SA's home softball victory

September 20, 2012

It was fitting that the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers won in senior Mary Austin Barber's final home softball game.

It was fitting that Barber drove in three runs with a double in her final home at-bat for the Lady Vols.

It was fitting that Barber threw a bullet to first base to record the final out of the game for SA.

September 19th

Deputies investigate Pierce Road shooting

September 19, 2012


Oktibbeha County authorities have an unidentified person of interest in custody after a shooting late Tuesday night on Pierce Road near Maben.

Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett said personnel responded to a call at approximately 11:40 p.m. Tuesday regarding a female who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

Former child care provider to stand trial for 2 charges

September 19, 2012


A former child care provider for the First Baptist Church Creative Learning Center will stand trial in Starkville Municipal Court today at 2 p.m. on two counts of felony child abuse.

Overstreet to host musical fundraiser

September 19, 2012


Mary Kate Hughes is in two of the musical acts lined up for the Starkville School District’s Music on the Green Thursday.

Wine, shopping all part of New South activities

September 19, 2012


The fall edition of unWINE Downtown will help jump start Starkville’s coming New South Weekend as city residents and out-of-town visitors prepare to take in all the city has to offer.

Veterans making plays for Bulldogs

September 19, 2012

It doesn't surprise Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen when Chad Bumphis, Chris Smith, Cameron Lawrence, Darius Slay or Johnthan Banks make their presence felt on the field.

Mullen said those seniors have put in the work for the Bulldogs over the years and know how to lay it on the line when necessary.

Opposing viewpoints: SA hosting Prep and its history

September 19, 2012

The Jackson Prep Patriots are coming in on a roll and a little history.
Last week, the Patriots (5-0, 1-0) beat Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A opponent Pearl 9-0. Prep head coach Ricky Black got his 300th win.

The Patriots look to make it 301 for Black this week as they travel to Starkville Academy (3-2, 1-0) for a 7 p.m. kickoff.

BREAKING: Person of interest in custody after shooting in Sturgis

September 19, 2012

Oktibbeha County authorities have a person of interest in custody after a shooting late Tuesday night on Pierce Road in Sturgis.

September 18th

State slated to assume control of EOCHS

September 19, 2012


State education officials are set to assume control of East Oktibbeha County High School due to consistent failing scores on state school ratings.

City OKs removal of McArthur gate, Wiseman to veto

September 19, 2012


Residents of the Green Oaks subdivision flooded the confines of Starkville City Hall’s courtroom Tuesday and pleaded their case to the board of aldermen that the right decision was made in closing off entrances from Stark Road to their neighborhood in 1999.

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