August 19th, 2014
Defense could be the name of the game in Starkville this football season.
If what took place in preseason jamborees last weekend is any indication, opponents of the Starkville Yellowjackets and Starkville Academy Volunteers might not see very many points appear on their side of the scoreboard.
Never did more than two points separate Starkville High School and Madison Central at the end of a set during Tuesday night's volleyball match.
It was a true battle through and through, but at the end of the day, consistency and "hustle" paid off as the Lady Jaguars claimed a 3-0 victory (27-25, 25-23, 25-23).
ZZ Top will perform at Mississippi State University's Humphrey Coliseum Oct. 30, bringing its famed beards, spinning guitars and Top 40 hits to the Starkville community.
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Mississippi State University took its first step towards two new residence halls and a new G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans facility Monday, fencing off parking lots to prepare to demolish Evans Hall this fall.
Starkville Bridges out of Poverty Board of Directors President John Breazeale told the Starkville Rotary Club Monday he gets confused when he looks at Mississippi.
The confusion, as Breazeale described it, stemmed from the Jekyll-and-Hyde nature of Mississippiâ€™s nation-leading charitable giving and the stateâ€™s lagging behind the rest of the country in many poverty-related areas.
Mrs. Gail Purnell Smith 64, of Starkville,MS passed away August 12, 2014 at her home.
Service is Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m at Second Baptist Church in Starkville, MS.
Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Starkville, MS.
Visitation is Tuesday August 19, 2014 from 12-6 p.m and Family hour from 6-7 p.m at Century Hairston Funeral Home, Starkville, MS.
Mrs. Edith Bond Whitfield, 99, passed away at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital on August 17, 2014.
Training camp is over for Mississippi State.
The last two weeks were spent at the farm, which were some of the roughest days of practices for the Bulldogs.
That part of the fall is over as school started Monday.Â
SCOOBA â€“ East Mississippi Community College sophomore running back Preston Baker would like to take his game to another level this season.
Freshman offensive lineman Jawon Johnson of the Lions wants to help Baker out with a block or two along the way.
The two former Starkville High School players expects to contribute this season for the defending national champions.