Archive - Oct 17, 2012
By STEVEN NALLEY
In 1997, seven days before Christmas, a car accident changed the Pote familyâ€™s life forever.
By COLLEEN LONG
and TOM HAYS
NEW YORK â€” A Bangladeshi man who came to the United States to wage jihad was arrested in an elaborate FBI sting on Wednesday after attempting to blow up a fake car bomb outside the Federal Reserve building in Manhattan, authorities said.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Jayne Sargent held a special-called meeting Monday to meet deadlines for the school districtâ€™s budget and its Title I policies and procedures, among other items related to policy and documentation.
By CARL SMITH
The Starkville Board of Aldermen tabled an agenda item Tuesday which would have promised two years worth of funding to an interim economic development agency.
Starkville High School will be well-represented on the Mississippi team for the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game in December.
Not only will SHS head coach Jamie Mitchell serve as offensive coordinator for the squad, but he is taking quarterback Gabe Myles and defensive lineman Juwon Johnson with him.
East Rankin has a high potent offense and are hoping it continues to thrive.
The Patriots (5-4, 2-2) host Starkville Academy (5-4, 2-2) Friday night at 7 p.m. with the Class AAA, Division II title on the line.
In ERA's last two wins they have scored 52 and 36 points respectively.
Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen likes the situation he has at quarterback.
With a proven leader in junior Tyler Russell starting and a decent role player in redshirt freshman Dak Prescott, Mullen appears to have a pair of signal callers he can depend upon.
On Wednesday, it was announced by the Allstate Sugar Bowl that Russell was placed on the Manning Award Watch List.
By MATT CRANE
With fall weather beginning to settle in and the reality of a winning Mississippi State University football season in the air, many Starkville residents and transplants will find their way to the MSU campus for the sportâ€™s biggest compliment: tailgating.
By JAY REED
Itâ€™s been a good year for family weddings. In the summer, we traveled to Texas to see the first of the first cousins once removed (I checked the chart) on Daddyâ€™s side get hitched.Â This weekend we went eastward to Macon, Ga., to see a chapter close, as the final first cousin on Mamaâ€™s branch (not removed at all) tied the knot.
By NATHAN GREGORY
It took two votes to become official, but for now, the emergency access gate at the west end of Douglas McArthur Drive is staying put.