Archive - Jan 2013
ACKERMAN â€“ There was no such thing as a lazy Saturday for a few of the areaâ€™s basketball teams.
Taking part in the Mid-Mississippi Challenge were the Eupora Lady Eagles, the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets, as well as the East Webster Lady Wolverines and host team the Ackerman Lady Indians.
The first game between Ackerman and J.Z. George saw the Lady Indians pick up a decisive 42-19 victory.
Let me introduce you to Mr. Ferdinand Barry, a tinsmith sculptor. He was the very talented artist who created this very large arm and hand that has been on the tall steeple of the Second Baptist Church for many years. The church's motto is â€śOur feet grow dusty in the path of service.â€ť A lovely 1974-75 yearbook was dedicated to Rev. J.H.
By MATT CRANE
For Jasmine Morgan, under the exterior of a working, Mississippi State University marketing student lies the heart of a writer.
Morgan, originally from Chicago, Ill. now living in Atlanta, Ga., said she felt the need to study out-of-state when it came time to apply for college.
What on earth has happened to television programming?
Sidelined by the icky weather since New Years and unable to focus on a good book due to a documented phenomenon known as Chemo Brain, I have been relying on what my Daddy calls the Idiot Box for entertainment.
Iâ€™ve decided his description is about right.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Starkville School District administrators informed stakeholders of the districtâ€™s current status and projections for its future at the first of four strategic planning meetings Thursday at Starkville High School, including projections for student enrollment growth that are leading administrators to look at creating a new, additional campus.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt confirmed 23-year-old Deseane K. Robinson, of 2011 Williams Road, Starkville, died after a head-on collision involving two cars on Louisville Street early Friday morning.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Starkville School District leaders said they came away with more questions than answers Friday when they met with State Rep. Toby Barker and other state legislators in Jackson to discuss a bill Barker filed to consolidate SSD and the Oktibbeha County School District.
By CARL SMITH
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership Board of Trustees named Jennifer Gregory as the organizationâ€™s new chief executive officer Thursday.
Gregory, the Partnershipâ€™s former chief operating officer and vice president for tourism, assumed the new role immediately.
Shots inside the Beehive were not falling as frequently as the rain was outside for the Starkville Yellowjackets Friday night.
Battling a tough Yazoo City team, the Jackets were not able to overcome the slow pace of the Indians and following a last minute shot the Jackets fell 36-34.
MCCOMB â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers met no resistance Friday night in improving their record to 28-0 as they defeated Parklane Academy 61-20.
Starkville Academy jumped out to a 25-3 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. The Lady Vols held a 35-11 advantage at the half.
It was more of the same in the second half as the Lady Vols outscored their host 26-9.