Archive - Feb 10, 2013
Saint Valentine's Day is February 14, but Valentine's can be every day of the year.
Visual artists have creative ways to express themselves when they suddenly become inspired within their hearts and souls. I felt inspired to suddenly create and design a very free-spirited and very whimsical painting on a most unlikely canvas. This time the canvas would be our big wrap-around front porch.
Iâ€™m still mulling over the messages delivered by television advertising during the big game on Super Bowl Sunday. Seems to me television advertising is supposed to encourage us to buy things we donâ€™t need with money we donâ€™t have. I would do it merrily if I could identify which products they were pushing.Â
By STEVEN NALLEY
Felecia M. Nave has a name for life as an American minority female: the â€śdouble bind.â€ť
Nave, associate provost and associate vice president at Prairie View (Texas) A&M University, said women only hold 25 percent of Americaâ€™s jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Ward 2 Alderman Sandra Sistrunk qualified late last week to run for re-election as a Democrat.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Beginning in late February, Mississippi State University provost Jerry Gilbert will pull double duty as interim dean of MSUâ€™s Bagley College of Engineering.
TUPELO â€“ The Starkville High School boys bowling team qualified for the State Tournament for the second-straight year by defeating Tupelo to claim the North Regional championship on Saturday.
SHS and Tupelo were locked in a 2-2 encounter until the Yellowjackets won the last game and the title.
It wasn't too long ago when Tyler Moore was getting ready for his only season with the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
Moore was preparing to talk to a room full of people excited for the upcoming baseball season on Saturday as he was the special guest for MSU's First Pitch/Fan Day celebration at the Palmeiro Center.Â
The summer was spent playing baseball games at various places in the United States for many of the Mississippi State baseball players.
For junior shortstop Adam Frazier, it was spent playing all over the world. Frazier played for Team USA during the summer and found himself playing in Europe.
There's potential for Mississippi State to have a very special baseball season.
Over the last couple of years, the Bulldogs have experienced more and more success under coach John Cohen.
MSU won the Atlanta Regional two years ago and got within one win of making the school's ninth trip to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.