Archive - Oct 20, 2012
We are always looking downward at the ground and grass as we walk or drive along in this thing called life. I challenge each one of you to look upward instead to the blue sky and the unexpected things that you might miss. I warmly and cordially invite you to drive, walk or jog by our home on 501 Louisville Street and casually just look up toward the blue sky.
By MATT CRANE
The T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability at Mississippi State University is ready to run, walk, roll, stroll, skate or dance its way through a one-mile course with the help of the Starkville community when it hosts its first Fun Run at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26.
I grew up with my nose pressed against the glass containing an assortment of nuts and candies at the old Woolworth Store which was the anchor of the downtown area during my formative years.
By MATT CRANE
The sounds and images of space exploration take center stage Thursday as the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony presents its â€śSpace Musicâ€ť concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Rent Auditorium on the Mississippi University for Women campus.
By STEVEN NALLEY
August 2012 marked the second month on record where Starkville sales tax revenues crested $500,000, but 2 percent hotel tax revenues for the month were significantly lower than those in August 2011, according to the city of Starkvilleâ€™s latest sales tax report.
By CARL SMITH
The cityâ€™s main street association recently approved a measure which will allow the organization to take control of the Starkville Community Market, a move representatives say will allow the event to grow and prosper.
By CARL SMITH
Three weeks into her interim conservator role, Jayne Sargent says short- and long-term culture and policy changes are key to improving the Oktibbeha County School District and preparing its students for the future.
The Starkville Yellowjackets remain perfect in Class 5A, Region 2, District 6 play as the defense pitched yet another shutout in the 46-0 win over Yazoo City on Friday night.
The Jackets now own a 20-quarter streak of not allowing a touchdown. The streak spans all five division contests this season and it is a streak the Yellowjackets take great pride in.Â
PELAHATCHIE â€“ The Starkville Academy Volunteers saw East Rankin Academy execute an 80-yard drive in the closing moment of Friday's game and the homestanding Patriots won a 34-29 decision in Class AAA-District 2 action.
CRAWFORD â€“ The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves were able to take their win streak to six and remained undefeated in Class A, Region 3 with a 34-6 victory Friday night over cross-county rival East Oktibbeha.