Sports

7 weeks 5 days ago
I have written about some pretty heavy stuff here lately. The last couple of weeks have contained with some sad news, and I was bound and determined that the next story I wrote was going to be on the lighter side.  Those of you that read my columns on a regular basis know that my wife has a soft side about adopting orphaned, crippled and...
7 weeks 5 days ago
Mississippi Braves manager Aaron Holbert along with utility player Barrett Kleinknecht and outfielders Mycal Jones and David Rohm sign autographs for Major League hopefuls during the Attala County Library Teen Reading Program on Tuesday.  The players visited Kosciusko as part of a program to encourage reading and also told those in...
8 weeks 6 days ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing abilities for their teams in 2014.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in Attala, Choctaw and Holmes counties and are nominated by their coaches....
9 weeks 6 days ago
Hugh Ellard Park in Kosciusko is the home to Dixie Youth Baseball in the city. The park has been full most nights in June with area residents coming out to cheer on baseball and softball players of all ages. For full results from the Buddy Ball division see this week's print or e-Edition of The Star-Herald.
9 weeks 6 days ago
Early today I found out that one of my oldest friends passed away.  I will not mention a name as I have not talked to any of the family members yet as I felt it was probably too raw.  One of my self-appointed rules in these articles is not to mention names without permission. Any of you that knew this good man will know who I am...
11 weeks 6 days ago
After spending two years as a student at Northwest Community College, Brad Gray knew that he was destined to be a football coach.  The 1997 Water Valley High School graduate left Northwest for Ole Miss, graduating in the spring of 2004.   Gray started his coaching career at Coffeeville, where in two years he coached defensive backs...
11 weeks 6 days ago
11 weeks 6 days ago
I have had quite an interesting week with wildlife, to say the least.  Not all of it has been pleasant. The meat of the story is about the two most recent encounters.  With that in mind, I thought back to the many calls that I have answered in my law enforcement career.  Some examples are a squirrel in the house, snakes in...
12 weeks 6 days ago
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