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November 29th

Eupora hopes third time charm for title

November 29, 2012

EUPORA – Twice before the Eupora Eagles have lined up for the State championship game and on both occasions, they came up short.

Today, the team is hoping the old adage “third time is a charm” rings true.

The Eagles have prepared for the game and hopefully their first state championship win, but the team does know that the Bassfield Yellowjackets are going to be no easy foe.

French Camp has grown, matured during season

November 29, 2012

Coach Nathan Wright has watched his French Camp football team grow and mature this season.

The Panthers have improved to the point where it has landed them in the Class A State championship game.

French Camp makes its first State championship appearance today when it takes on Stringer. The first game of the day from Mississippi Veterans Stadium kicks off at 11 a.m.

1 in custody after car burglaries on New Light Road

November 29, 2012

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department made an arrest late Wednesday in connection with a series of car burglaries reported in the area of New Light Road Monday.
Johnathan Jeffery Emerson, 18, of 1237 John High Road, was charged with multiple counts of burglary of a vehicle and is being held in Oktibbeha County Jail on an undetermined bond amount.

November 28th

Eagles on the run: Smith, Davis lead Eupora into 2A title game

November 29, 2012

It is not about who has the most carries or the best stats for Eupora running backs Lazerick Davis and Vandy Smith, but rather the pair chooses to play as a team and focus on making the Eagles better.

Opposing viewpoint: Pascagoula played two revenge games

November 29, 2012

The Pascagoula Panthers can relate to the path the Starkville Yellowjackets took to the Class 5A State championship game.

As Starkville defeated West Point 29-28 in overtime to gain revenge from a regular season 47-22 loss and win the North title, Pascagoula had to do that twice.

Williams' career-high helps MSU women to victory

November 29, 2012

Carnecia Williams started both halves strong to help the Mississippi State Bulldogs to a women's basketball victory Wednesday night.

The redshirt sophomore forward from Memphis, Tenn., had a career-high 26 points as the Bulldogs defeated the Savannah State Tigers 70-55 at Humphrey Coliseum.

Starkville Academy girls improve to 8-0

November 29, 2012

MADISON – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers improved their record to 8-0 for the season with a 53-35 victory over Madison-Ridgeland Academy at the MRA Tournament Wednesday night.

The game was a rematch of last season's Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State Championship game in Clinton.

Amos, Langston picked for LINK executive board

November 28, 2012


Coldwell Banker Associate Broker Michelle Amos and Greater Starkville Development Partnership Board President Steve Langston will represent Oktibbeha County interests on the Golden Triangle Development LINK Executive Board, LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins said Wednesday.

’10 murder suspect surrenders after Tuesday shooting

November 28, 2012


Starkville Police Department confirmed Dennis Martell Thompson turned himself in to authorities at approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday just hours after SPD issued a release announcing a warrant for his arrest on an aggravated assault charge.

He is being held on a $100,000 bond.

‘Bones’ organizers look to next year

November 28, 2012


Mississippi State University’s South Hall Forum Room hosted the Bone-Making Fall Finale for the One Million Bones project Tuesday, but the project’s leader is making plans to extend bone-making events into the early spring semester.

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