Archive - Dec 2012
The Starkville Academy Volunteers have developed a bond and when someone in the circle hurts, they all do.
One particular Lady Volunteer was playing with a heavy heart against Pillow Academy Thursday night as sophomore forward Janiece Pigg lost her father Jason earlier in the day.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers lost a close one Thursday night, falling to Pillow Academy 44-42.
MATHISTON â€“ The East Webster girls baskeball team beat Houlka Thursday night in impressive fashion.
Wolverine sophomore Quantesha Patterson put on a shooting display in the first half with 29 points, giving East Webster a lead of 38-8 at half.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville Board of Aldermen rejected Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkinsâ€™ motion to rescind all action pertaining to certificates of participation for new municipal facilities and launch a June 4, 2013 bond referendum for a $3.5 million police facility at its meeting Tuesday.
By MATT CRANE
Committing to the giving spirit of the holiday season, the We Care Committee has scheduled two separate food and supply drives for the Golden Triangle over Friday and Saturday.
It has been a season to forget to this point for Mississippi State first-year basketball head coach Rick Ray.
Ray and the Bulldogs have had to battle several injuries this season, including injuries to the top returning players.
By RICARDO ZALDIVAR
WASHINGTON â€” They may not agree on much else, but thereâ€™s a change to Medicare that President Barack Obama and Republicans both support: Expand a little-known law so more retirees that the government considers well-off are required to pay higher monthly premiums.
Itâ€™s on the short list in the budget talks, raising $20 billion or more over 10 years.
Shamia Robinson was not slated to get any minutes Thursday night for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
It was a good thing she did.
Robinson logged a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds in 19 minutes to lead the MSU women's basketball beat Jacksonville State 69-54 inside Humphrey Coliseum.
The respect that Starkville High School defensive back Jacoby Smith gained from opponents was especially on display in the Class 5A State championship game on Dec. 1.
As the Pascagoula Panthers were trying to move the football against the Yellowjackets, they wanted to keep going to the passing game.
What Pascagoula didn't want to do was challenge Smith.
WASHINGTON â€” Confronted with a revolt among the rank and file, House Republicans abruptly put off a vote Thursday night on legislation allowing tax rates to rise for households earning $1 million and up, complicating attempts to avoid a year-end "fiscal cliff" that threatens to send the economy into recession.