August 1st, 2012
By MATT CRANE
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.
From staff and wire reports
PHILADELPHIA â€” Fairgoers at the opening day of festivities from the stateâ€™s premier political stump at the Neshoba County Fairâ€™s tin-roofed pavilion heard state leaders talk about education reform, Medicaid expansion and the impact that might have on the state budget during Wednesdayâ€™s political speeches.
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 Schoolâ€™s Shelby Christy joined Deandre Woods and B.J. Hammond by committing to the Bulldogs.
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 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.
By NATHAN GREGORY
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.
By NATHAN GREGORY
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 stateâ€™s most well-known political spotlight.
Editorâ€™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.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Starkville Academy doesnâ€™t have the biggest band in town, but Amanda Harfst doesnâ€™t mind.
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.
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.