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December 20th

East Webster girls defeat Houlka behind Patterson

December 21, 2012

MATHISTON – 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.

Board rejects Perkins’ city facility plans

December 21, 2012


The Starkville Board of Aldermen rejected Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins’ 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.

We Care Committee to hold holiday food drive

December 21, 2012


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.

Bulldog basketball numbers limited by injuries

December 21, 2012

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.

Medicare’s possible rise worries retirees

December 21, 2012

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — They may not agree on much else, but there’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.

It’s on the short list in the budget talks, raising $20 billion or more over 10 years.

Robinson's double-double keys MSU women's win

December 21, 2012

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.

SHS pair to play in Bernard Blackwell Classic

December 20, 2012

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.

AP: House GOP puts off vote on 'Plan B'

December 20, 2012

WASHINGTON — 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.

December 19th

Resident accuses SPD of unfair treatment

December 19, 2012


The Starkville Board of Aldermen heard allegations of misconduct on city police officers’ part at its meeting Tuesday and passed a resolution to task chief administrative officer Lynn Spruill with coordinating an investigation of these allegations and reporting on the matter at the board’s Jan. 15 meeting.

Ancient doomsday prophecy worries few area residents

December 19, 2012


It doesn’t bother Jessica MacLellan when people believe theories about Mayans predicting an apocalypse on Dec. 21, 2012, even though she says no such prediction ever happened.

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