Archive - Nov 2012
By CARL SMITH
Starkville Fire Department officials say they are preparing for increased fire calls associated with cooler temperatures and the increase in home heating usage.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership has seen its share in the holiday shopping economy grow over the past few years, and its officials seek to continue that growth starting this Black Friday with initiatives and incentives to keep Starkvilleâ€™s citizens shopping locally.
There won't be any strangers tonight when it comes to the Starkville Yellowjackets and West Point Green Wave meeting on the football field once again.
For the second time this season and fourth time in two seasons, the two rivals play each other.
EUPORA â€“ The Eupora Eagles can move one step closer to their goal of a state championship tonight as the face off with the Bruce Trojans for the Class 2A North State championship.
Kickoff at Eupora High School is set for 7 p.m., and is sure to be a toughly-fought game on both sides.
Mississippi State has found a good mix with its wide receivers this season.
Junior tailback LaDarius Perkins has proven that he can give junior quarterback Tyler Russell a good target in the passing game.
"He knows if he gets matched up on a linebacker, not to many linebackers in the SEC can cover him," Russell said. "I trust him to go up and make a play for me."
Before playing their arch-rival in the Battle for the Golden Egg on Saturday, the Mississippi State Bulldogs will take a little bit of a break from preparation today to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with family and teammates.
The West Point Green Wave have one more Class 5A, Region 2 team to go through if they are to realize their goal of playing for a state championship.
West Point (11-2) knocked off Canton 38-0 and Ridgeland 56-21 in the first two rounds of the Class 5A playoffs and make the trip to Starkville Friday night to face the rival Yellowjackets for the North State title at 7 p.m.
EUPORA â€“ As the Eupora Eagles line up against Bruce Friday night, they will be counting on the leadership of its senior athletes.
It will be a young sophomore guiding the Eagles at quarterback.
The business manager for Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President was placed on administrative leave after she was arrested and charged with embezzlement Friday.
Mr. Thomas E. Heflin, 61, died Nov. 17, 2012 at his residence in Maben.Â
There will be a private memorial service held at a later date.
He was a truck driver with Royal Trucking.