Archive - Dec 2012
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â Mississippi State is looking to find some success on the offensive side of the ball.
To do that, the Bulldogs have to start with the offensive line.
What a year!
For Mississippi State senior Johnthan Banks, 2012 was one of the best years to date, but it was a season that almost did not happen.
As last year wound down, the defensive back weighed his options and at the last moment decided to return for his senior season.
It is a choice the senior does not regret.
WASHINGTON (AP) â The top leaders in both parties on the House and Senate Agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in October, a move that could head off a possible doubling of milk prices next month.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â There was some uncertainty about coach Tim Brewster when he arrived on the Mississippi State University campus.
As the Bulldogs come to the end of the 2012-13 football season, Brewster's name sticks out.
Being a college punter is something Baker Swedenburg has been working toward since he was a lowly freshman at Heritage Academy.
The Mississippi State junior got some help from one of the all times great in high school. Swedenburg attended Ray Guy camps when he was younger.
The return to the basketball floor for Mississippi State's Jalen Steele was spoiled by another bunch of Bulldogs on Sunday afternoon.
After holding as much as a 15-point lead in the first half, MSU lost a 59-57 decision to the Alabama A&M Bulldogs of the Southwestern Athletic Conference at Humphrey Coliseum.
By MATT CRANE
While the colorful glows and whirring sounds of bottle rockets and aerial shells have always accompanied the beginnings of a new year, Starkville and Oktibbeha County fire officials said residents should exercise caution and common sense when celebrating with fireworks this New Yearâs Eve.
By JACK ELLIOTT JR.
JACKSON â The new year marks the beginning of four yearsâ of incremental salary increases for Mississippi judges â thanks to Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. for a novel funding method that didnât raid the treasury.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Mississippi State University, its faculty and its students initiated several changes in 2012, making plans to bring those changes to full fruition in the next few years.
By ALAN FRAM
and ANDREW TAYLOR
WASHINGTON â The top Senate negotiators on the effort to prevent the government from going over the âfiscal cliffâ offered a pessimistic assessment Sunday barely 24 hours before a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every worker.