Archive - Feb 2013
The Starkville Academy Volunteers were hit with adversity on Monday when one of their senior players went down with an injury early in their Class AAA soccer match against Pillow Academy.
Even though the Vols had Drew Pellum suffer a broken leg and not be able to finish the season, they rallied together to pick up a 4-0 victory over Pillow Academy and advanced in the postseason.
The Starkville Yellowjackets are anxious to see if the hard work they have put in pays off.
As the coach Brian Jones era begins at SHS, the players have bought into the system and look to put what they've learned into action.
Jones has been pleased with the work ethic of the Jackets.
City Public Works Director Doug Devlin informed the Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency planned to impose monetary penalties on the city retroactively for sanitary sewer overflows in the public collection system over a five-year period.
N.F. Nichols Jr., 75, died Wednesday,Â Feb. 13, 2013 in Columbus.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday,Â Feb. 21, 2013 atÂ Pine Grove M.B. Church in Starkville with Rev. CharlesÂ Brown officiating.
Burial will follow at Public Cemetery of Starkville.
Visitation will be held 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at West Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.
By NATHAN GREGORY
By the time the Starkville Board of Aldermen reached the board business portion of their agenda just after 8 p.m., a majority of the audience present at the beginning of the meeting was gone.
From staff reports
Publisher Don Norman announced today that Zack Plair had been named editor of the Starkville Daily News effective immediately.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Ward 3 Alderman Eric Parker qualified Tuesday to run for re-election against fellow Republican challenger David Little.
Parker currently serves on several city committees including the budget and audit, recycling and storm water review committees. He is also the board of aldermenâ€™s liaison to the Starkville Park Commission.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Kevin Williams has been a gamer since the Atari 2600 came out, but he doesnâ€™t play as much as he used to.
JACKSON â€“ Patience was the key in the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers victory on Tuesday evening.
Jackson Prep attempted to take SA out of its comfort zone by slowing the ball game down. That plan did not work as the Lady Vols overcame the change in pace to claim a Class AAA first round victory 47-32.
TAYLORSVILLE â€“ The Eupora Eagles were a bit short-handed when they tipped off against Taylorsville.
In the end that was one of the deciding factors as the Eagles dropped a 51-43 contest.