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June 19th, 2015

Nona B. Croft

June 20, 2015

Cedar Bluff - Nona B. Croft, 73, died Thursday, June 18, 2015,  at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Services will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday.  Burial will follow at Cedar Bluff Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Cedar Bluff.  Calvert Funeral Home in West Point is in charge of the arrangements.  Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Oktibbeha 4-H active at state congress

June 19, 2015

Oktibbeha County was well represented at the State 4-H Club Congress held May 27 to 29 at Mississippi State University. Local 4-H members competed in interior design, clothing selection, public speaking and visual presentation, according to a news release from Oktibbeha Coutny 4-H Youth Agent LaTrell Stokes.

SociallyIn opens in Starkville

June 19, 2015

SociallyIn, a creative digital marketing agency, is now open in its new home at 501 Highway 12 West, Suite 120. The Greater Starkville Development Partnership held a ribbon-cutting for the business Wednesday, according to a news release from Heath Barret, director of membership development for the development partnership.

Starkville Baseball splits so far at USSSA AA State

June 19, 2015

Starkville Baseball 11-Under AA team has split its first two games of the state tournament being held this weekend at the Starkville Sportsplex.
After losing its first game of pool play on Thursday to the Mississippi A's 6-3, Starkville bounced back to defeat Mississippi Mayhem 9-7 on Friday.

June 18th

MSU, LSU game time announced

June 18, 2015

Mississippi State's Sept. 12 home game against LSU will kick at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN.
For other game times, check Friday's SDN.

Sports Photo of the Week

June 18, 2015

Mississippi State offers camp activity for children and young adults throughout the summer months.

MSU's McCowan: One big girl

June 18, 2015

Teaira McCowan should give Mississippi State's women's basketball team a continued presence in the middle.
McCowan stands at 6-7 and she has impressive numbers coming out of high school.
For more on one of the newest freshmen Bulldogs for the women, see Danny P. Smith's story in Friday's Starkville Daily News.

MSU signee Riley signs with Braves

June 18, 2015

Mississippi State signee Austin Riley has signed with the Atlanta Braves.
He was taken with the 41st overall pick in last week's MLB Draft. He is one of two Bulldog signees to sign major league contracts. Greg Pickett is the other.

Attention SBA All-Star Coaches

June 18, 2015

Any coach of a youth All-Star team in the Starkville Baseball Association may contact our sports staff with any information on their team (roster, team picture, tournament schedule, etc.).
The Starkville Daily News looks forward to giving All-Star teams coverage during the tournament season, but information must be received in our office for us to do so.

SHS Hall of Famous inductees announced

June 18, 2015

The Starkville Foundation for Public Education inducted three Starkville High School alums ion the SHS Hall of Famous during a ceremony last week.

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