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December 29th

Welcome new year with open arms, open minds

December 30, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

It was nice while it lasted, 2012.

Razzle-dazzle 2013 New Year's resolutions

December 30, 2012

This is going to be a razzle-dazzle, bustling, glamorous and exciting year ahead beginning Tuesday. Let's dance in the year with a little razzmatazz, an early style of jazz music. I invite each of you to climb up in the old brown wooden swing dangling in our front yard and swing along with me as we together make our New Year's Resolutions.

Look for ‘God winks’ in 2013

December 30, 2012

My chore this week was to tame the convivial chaos of what was left over from Christmas 2012. As I attempted to shove some decorations under my bed, I found a book I bought nearly 12 years ago after Sept. 11, 2001. It was a delightful little volume which discussed a phenomenon called “God winks.”

December 18th

SCT’s competition show mixes drama with dinner

December 19, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

For the characters in Starkville Community Theatre’s latest competition show “Dinner with Friends,” there is much more on their respective plates than lamb stew or chicken pomodoro.

Recently, director Kris Lee gathered the show’s cast and crew for a dinner party featuring dishes mentioned in Donald Margulies’s gripping script.

Indulge with holiday favorites

December 19, 2012

By SUSAN FORD

This is the time of year that we all overindulge. In a few short weeks, we will all be back to faithfully logging our calories into our smart phones and amping up our cardio, but for now, we will eat, drink and be merry. I have a few holiday favorites I want to share and a new recipe I went to great lengths to acquire for this column.

Burger Tour in Northeast Miss.

December 19, 2012

By JAY REED

I don’t always go to Corinth, but when I do, I like to eat a slug-burger. 

December 15th

Local couple shares love of tennis in all 50 states

December 16, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Over 12 years ago, Kirk and Maxine Arnett decided to take their love of tennis to the next level.

During a trip to Arizona in 1999, Kirk Arnett said he and his wife began to hatch a nation-spanning sporting idea.

"We talked about it and decided to play tennis in all 50 states," he said. "We started Jan. 1, 2000 in Arizona."

State’s ag producers set multiple records in 2012

December 16, 2012

By Keri Collins Lewis
For Starkville Daily News

Significant production levels and high market prices combined to give Mississippi’s agricultural commodities their second year in a row of over $7 billion in total value.

Vaughan’s vocabulary

December 16, 2012

By DON VAUGHAN

We remember Christmas Part 1

December 16, 2012

By RUTH MORGAN

This is Part One of the “We Remember Christmas” booklet written by local notable historians and genealogists for OCHGS. Part Two will appear next week. This is the first time it has appeared in print and will make excellent story time for children of Christmas memories of long ago. You may wish to save it as a keepsake to remember stories of Christmas during war times also.

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