Archive - Nov 24, 2012
By MATT CRANE
For 40 years, the annual Starkville Holiday Bazaar has provided local shopper with a unique array items perfect for the holiday season.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Two Starkville aldermen will be in attendance later this week at an annual conference in Boston, Mass. designed to bring local leaders together from across the country for networking and community building seminars.
By CARL SMITH
Three nominations remain to be announced for a board charged with representing Oktibbeha County in tri-county economic development initiatives.
Last week, the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors nominated Zelma Talley, a retired businessperson, to serve on a four-person board which will be comprised of local representatives.
It seems that history is repeating itself.
Last year the Starkville High School football team lost to West Point in the regular season, but beat them in the playoffs on route to Jackson.
SHS lost to West Point 47-22 on Sept. 7.
The Yellowjackets followed history and beat the Green Wave 29-28 in an overtime thriller to win the Class 5A North State title at Yellowjacket Stadium.
The Starkville Yellowjackets have been through some tough times on the road back to Jackson.
Not long after losing the Class 5A State championship to Picayune last December, the SHS program was hit with the tragedy of Devin Mitchell's death.
EUPORA â€“ It was a thrilling way to win a North State championship for the Eupora Eagles.
In a back and forth game, the Eagles defeated the Bruce Trojans 31-28 to claim the Class 2A North Half title and advanced to the State championship game.