Archive - Sep 6, 2012
By NATHAN GREGORY
Students from Mississippi State University and local schools showed Starkvilleâ€™s first responders Thursday how much they appreciated their service by giving back.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Oktibbeha County School District Board of Directors unanimously approved three policy changes at its meeting Thursday, two of which brought the districtâ€™s policies into compliance with state policies.
By MATT CRANE
The New South Weekend starts 6 p.m. Friday with a downtown block party showcasing everything Starkville has to offer.
By CARL SMITH
Representatives from Oktibbeha, Lowndes and Clay counties will unveil initial plans for a new regional development initiative 2 p.m. Sept. 14 at East Mississippi Community Collegeâ€™s Lyceum Building in Mayhew.
The Starkville Yellowjackets need to bring another big container to the football field this week.
After bottling up the Tupelo Golden Wave 28-0, the Jackets have visions of doing the same thing defensively tonight against a rival of a different color as the West Point Green Wave invade Starkville. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.
The Starkville Academy football team is not where it excepted to be three games into the season.
Tonight the Volunteers (1-2) take on the Leake Academy Rebels (2-1) at home. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
The East Oktibbeha football team plays its first division game tonight and it has yet to see a game on its home field this season.
The Titans (1-2) square off against the Sebastopol Bobcats (1-1) on the road at 7:30 p.m.
"I know they've got good athletes," East Oktibbeha head coach Randy Brooks said.
The Starkville High School volleyball team reached its 10th win of the season Thursday night and has been the case in several recent matches, it came in straight sets.
Starkville swept New Hope 25-14, 25-13 and 25-22 at the Beehive.
Even though the Lady Yellowjackets did not drop a set, there were things during the match that coach Lauren Love noticed her team was a little off.