June 17th, 2015
Thirty-three years ago today, Sally Ride made her mark on history by becoming the first American woman and the youngest person at 32 to enter into space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.
Mississippi State had 16 athletes received USTFCCCA All-American honors, the association announced Monday.
The newest Mississippi State women's basketball players in freshmen Zion Campbell, Teaira McCowan, Roshunda Johnson, Jazzmun Holmes and Jazmine Spears are going through summer workouts with the coaching staff.
For more on their progress, see Thursday's sport page of The Starkville Daily News.
Mr. Douglas Ray Reed passed away, Monday, June 15, 2015, at his home in Sturgis, MS.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) â€” The Mississippi Department of Education is seeking public comment on possible revisions to its English language arts and mathematics academic standards.
A website will be open until Sept. 15 for the public comment on possible changes. Any changes in the standards would be effective for the 2016-17 school year.
The Mississippi Association of Coaches has announced their high school and junior college Coaches of the Year for 2015.
East Webster's Lee Berryhill was selected the high school fast pitch Coach of the Year, while East Webster's Pam Champion was recognized as tennis Coach of the Year.
Buddy Stephens of East Mississippi Community College was chosen the junior college football Coach of the Year.
Hughbert Collier, 87, a retired welder, passed away Friday June 12, 2015 in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Collier was born April 13, 1928 in Choctaw County, MS. He was a member of the Ackerman Church of Christ and served in the U.S Navy during WWII.
Starkville Academy head coach Chase Nicholson saw a smooth transition and has a veteran coaching staff to help him out.
See Robbie Faulk's update on the Volunteers in Tuesday's Starkville Daily News.
Beef Stroganoff Meatballs
The sour cream and mushroom base of this sauce is rich and decadent. To save time and make this an easy weeknight meal, keep a batch of precooked meatballs in the freezer. Then, make the sauce and dinner is served.
2 lbs ground beef
3 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
3 tbsp gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
Travis Outlaw, a 12-year National Basketball Association veteran, is hosting the annual The Elite â€śTravis Outlawâ€ť Basic Skills and Fundamentals Basketball Camp June 23-25 in Starkville in the Travis Outlaw Center located at the Starkville Sportsplex, 405 Lynn Lane from 8 a.m. until noon. This is a three-day event with the cost for attendance being $75.