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August 1st, 2012

Restaurant to host wine tasting event

August 1, 2012


Starkville residents interested in a different dining experience this weekend can look no further than its very own Veranda.

On Saturday, The Veranda will host a specialized five-course menu and wine tasting event beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are still available for $65 which includes tax and gratuity.

Reeves promises education reforms, bond bill review

August 1, 2012

From staff and wire reports

PHILADELPHIA — Fairgoers at the opening day of festivities from the state’s premier political stump at the Neshoba County Fair’s tin-roofed pavilion heard state leaders talk about education reform, Medicaid expansion and the impact that might have on the state budget during Wednesday’s political speeches.

Christy commits to MSU in football

August 1, 2012

The year of 2013 is shaping up to be a good one for the Mississippi State football program when it comes to recruiting wide receivers.

On Wednesday evening, Dutchtown (La) High School’s Shelby Christy joined Deandre Woods and B.J. Hammond by committing to the Bulldogs.

Lady Volunteers compete in softball loss

August 1, 2012

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers took advantage of a scoring opportunity during Wednesday's game against Pillow Academy that made for a more competitive situation.

After leaving the bases loaded in the first inning and didn't score, the Lady Vols were able to get two runs on two hits in the third.

Joe Crousen

August 1, 2012

Joe Winn Crousen Jr., 71, died Friday, July 27, 2012 in Abilene, Texas.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, July 30, 2012 at the River of Life Church in Abilene with Dr. David Ray officiating.
A graveside service will take place at 4 p.m. in the Woodson Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Elmwood Funeral Home.

July 31st

SED sees busiest week annually due to influx

July 31, 2012


Another August in Starkville has arrived, bringing with it the influx of Mississippi State University students moving into town and getting their lights cut on at their apartments and houses.

State leaders to take NCF stump today, Thursday

July 31, 2012


Politics takes the forefront today and Thursday at the Neshoba County Fair as U.S. Senate candidates, State House representatives and state leaders prepare to talk at the state’s most well-known political spotlight.

Warfield beginning 1st year as SA band director

July 31, 2012

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles featuring local school marching band programs and their preparation for halftime shows they will play during football season.


Starkville Academy doesn’t have the biggest band in town, but Amanda Harfst doesn’t mind.

Reporting for duty: MSU's Mullen likes experience of team

July 31, 2012

Mississippi State's players report to campus today with the thought of fall football on their minds.

On Thursday, the Bulldogs begin their month long training session gearing up for the 2012 football season. There are question that remain to be answered, but MSU head coach Dan Mullen feels he has the players to get the job done this fall.

SMITH COLUMN: MSU football only a month away from starting

July 31, 2012

It's now only one month and counting before Mississippi State begins the 2012 football season.

Only one month before fans from all over the state arrive on campus with cowbells in hand to support the Bulldogs as they host the Jackson State Tigers on Sept. 1.

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