Archive - Oct 2012
It was an accomplishment that's been 10 years in the making.
When Dakota Jordan bowled an 875 series at Bulldog Lanes last week, the total was good enough to set a state record.
Jordan, a student at Mississippi State, began bowling when he was 10-years-old. There were two bowling houses near his home in Perlington, close to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and another in Slidell, La.
By MATT CRANE
Starkville native Marisa Baggett is on a mission to bring the art of sushi-making into the average home with her new book, "Sushi Secrets: Easy Recipes for the Home Cook."
A graduate of Starkville High School, Baggett began her culinary career at the age of 22 when she opened The Chocolate Giraffe, a restaurant and catering company.
By JAY REED
One doesnât often hear the words âeat healthyâ in the same sentence as the words âstate fair," but I am here to testify that it can be done.Â
You might need to use your imagination a little bit â you might need to think outside the box â but thatâs not always a bad thing.Â Neither is lunch at the fair.
By PAMELA REDWINE
â Keep it low in fat. Measure your cooking oils, donât just pour them freely. Oils are very calorie dense. Use a non-stick skillet to further reduce the fat you use.
â Go very light on the cheese. Opt for small amounts of flavorful cheeses like Parmesan or Romano. Use fat-free ricotta in place of regular ricotta cheese.
JACKSON â The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets locked up an undefeated regular season in Class 5A, Region 2 play and clinched a first-round home playoff game with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-9, 25-13) victory at Jackson Callaway Tuesday night.
Starkville finished the regular season with records of 19-11 overall and 8-0 in the region. The Lady Jackets did not drop a set in region matches.
The Starkville Academy girls soccer team had a strong senior class.
When the trio of Tiffany Huddleston, Tiffany Evans and Jessica Dennis were chosen to represent the Lady Volunteers in today's Mississippi Association of Independent Schools All-Star Game, it indicates the strong leadership that was available to coach Robert Gardner last season.
When it comes to being a team player, Deangelo Liggins is the definition.
The sophomore for the East Webster Wolverines was selected as the starting quarterback this season. Liggins has played running back for most of his life.
MABEN â Kendall Wilkinson came to the plate in the seventh inning in a pressure-packed situation.
She delivered a 2-run double to stretch East Webster's lead to five and got three-up-three-down in the bottom half to give the Lady Wolverines a 13-8 win over Bay Springs.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Guests from across the Golden Triangle packed the Columbus City Hall Tuesday to share opinions with Mississippi Speaker of the House Phillip Gunn as part of âMississippi Solutions â An Ideas Tour.â
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of plans for a corporate housing complex at the Thad Cochran Research Park Tuesday, adding new conditions to the recommendation after extensive discussion of ways the project could meet more of its potential.