May 27th, 2015
MEMPHIS, Tn-The city of Memphis is saying farewell to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street on Wednesday.
The Starkville High School football program will be showcased on national television this fall.
There has been an agreement between Paragon Marketing Group and SHS to have the August 28 game against Oxford at Yellowjacket Stadium to be shown on ESPNU.
Kickoff for the game, which has become known as the â€śLittle Egg Bowl,â€ť will be at 8 p.m.
The young men attending at this yearâ€™s American Legion Boys State session at Mississippi State University heard from Gov. Phil Bryant and other top state officials Tuesday on how Mississippiâ€™s government works.
Bryant, State Treasurer Lynn Finch and Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney spoke at 10 a.m in Lee Hall.
Starkville Academy eighth grader Bates Bennett is set to compete in the nationally televised Scripps National Spelling Bee Wednesday and Thursday in Washington, D.C.
An unlocked door opened the way for three children to make a mess in West Oktibbeha County Elementary School Monday evening, according to officials.
Sturgis Police Chief Doug Hamilton said the juveniles, ages four, 11 and 13, allegedly entered the school through a door that construction workers, who were working on renovations at the school, left unlocked.
Starkville High Schoolâ€™s long tradition of success includes a handful of State Championships including one just two years ago under Jamie Mitchell but more could be on the way.
The Yellowjackets officially added a coach on Tuesday that has no idea what it means to lose and he walks into an ideal situation with a proven winner like Starkville.
Milton Smith is Starkville through and through.
The new Starkville High School Athletic Director won a state title in football and baseball as a player with the Yellowjackets in 1984 and 1986 respectively.
After high school, he stayed in Oktibbeha County and attended Mississippi State where he played football for the Bulldogs.
Tuesday was not just about announcing a new football coach and new athletic director at Starkville High School.
It was treated more like a homecoming, and the Yellowjackets sure know how to throw a party.
Walt Grayson, noted Mississippi television personality, will be the keynote speaker at the E.O. Templeton Jr. History at Genealogy Fair held at Mississippi State University on June 13, according to a news release.
Intermittent rains and steady, rolling thunder couldnâ€™t dampen spirits as dozens of people turned out at Oktibbeha County Courthouse on Memorial Day to honor Americaâ€™s fallen soldiers.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnershipâ€™s Military Affairs Committee hosted the service, which has been held annually since 2003.