Archive - Sep 22, 2012
By MATT CRANE
Through the efforts of Mississippi State University Libraries and the Lyrasis Mass Digitization Collaborative, every volume of the universityâs student-published yearbook is now available online.
From staff and wire reports
Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum says there is reason for optimism amid decreased federal and state funding for Mississippi universities and an investigation into the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition programâs financial solvency.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Starkville Animal Control officers have responded to two separate calls within the past three weeks regarding large pet snakes who escaped from their owners and were found roaming around the vicinity of Campus View Drive and Mary Lee Lane.
JACKSON â It turned out to be an easy Class 5A, Region 2, District 6 opener for the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
After beginning the season with a 1-3 record against tough non-division competitive, Starkville went on the road to defeat the Jackson Lanier Bulldogs 48-0 on Friday night.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers may have been an underdog in Friday night's matchup with Jackson Prep.
Starkville Academyâs head coach Jeff Terrill talked to his team before the game about how the Volunteers wanted to play the game.
âWe need to play our football,â Terrill said. âWe need to play hard, fundamental football.â
COLUMBUS â For the East Oktibbeha Titans, the road to the playoffs just got a lot harder.
The Titans fell to Class A, Region 3, District 4 rival West Lowndes 14-0 Friday night at Panther Field.
The Titans are now 2-4 overall and 1-2 in the district, while the Panthers improved to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in district play.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville School District will launch its InformationNOW online student information system Monday, beginning a series of orientation sessions on each of its campuses for parents to retrieve their login information and learn about the INOW Parent Portalâs features and options.
By JEFF AMY
JACKSON (AP) â Payrolls fell in Mississippi for the fourth straight month in August, reinforcing economistsâ judgment that the state is back in recession.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Oktibbeha County Sheriffâs Department Commander Brett Watson said the victim in a shooting on Pierce Road Tuesday night will not cooperate with authorities in their investigation.
Authorities have not yet issued any formal charges in relation to the shooting, which occurred earlier this week.
For Starkville Daily News
Over 250 MSU alumni and friends are expected to take part in the 19th Annual Oktibbeha County MSU Alumni Associationâs Bulldog Blast scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29.