Archive - Oct 11, 2012
By MATT CRANE
Community members will have the chance to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimerâ€™s disease as the Alzheimerâ€™s Association hosts the third annual Golden Triangle Walk to End Alzheimerâ€™s at 2:30 p.m. Sunday on the East Mississippi Community College Mayhew campus.
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
CLINTON â€” Republican Gov. Phil Bryant says the 2010 federal health care overhaul is slowing Mississippiâ€™s economy because business owners are confused about how much it will cost them to meet demands of the law.
By NATHAN GREGORY
The city started its fall wave of street improvement projects this week, which includes patching and overlaying the entirety of Critz Street, Eutaw Street and Sherwood Road.
By CARL SMITH
As the race for the White House tightens, county Republicans and political analysts believe a reinvigorated GOP base will help Mitt Romney carry Oktibbeha County, thereby wresting it from Democratic control.
Starkville Academy head coach Jeff Terrill believes that his team is still in the thick of things.
"We probably had the best two days of practice that we have had all year," Terrill said. "The kids have really responded well. We know we are still in the thick of everything. We look at this as a big game to hopefully get back on the winning side and play well."
The Starkville Yellowjackets have plenty of options in the running game.
With running backs Jaquez Horsley and Preston Baker, wide receiver Darius Grayer and quarterback Gabe Myles, the Jackets believe they have athletes capable of picking up yards on the ground in bunches.
There's usual quite a bit at stake when the Ackerman Indians and the Eupora Eagles meet on the football field.
Tonight will be no exception with the two rivals.
The Indians (6-2, 2-0) travel to Wafford Field to take on the Eagles (7-1, 2-0) in a Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 game. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
The basketball season and the start of a new era for Mississippi State is almost here with new coaches at the helm of the men's and women's programs.
Tonight as Pumpkinpalooza takes over the streets of Starkville, Rick Ray, his Bulldogs, Vick Schaefer and his Lady Bulldogs take center stage to debut the 2012 version of Mississippi State basketball.
East Oktibbeha County Fire Department responded to a call from a passer-by reporting a structure fire on Oktoc Road behind Ebenezer Baptist Church at approximately 1:45 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters arrived to find an abandoned house in flames and were able to extinguish the blaze with the assistance of Bell Schoolhouse Fire Department and District 5 Fire Department.