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An unlikely holiday turkey

November 28, 2012

By ALIX HUI

Many years ago — shoot, nearly 10 — my brother and I woke on Thanksgiving morning to the clucking of chickens and, strangely, the chortle of a turkey. The beach roaches scattered onto the sand (“beach roaches” makes them sound more happy-go-lucky and hapless than when you see one perched on your toothbrush) as we stumbled out of our bamboo hut to the front porch. 

Starkville teams sweep Louisville on road

November 28, 2012

LOUISVILLE – Blair Schaefer poured in 44 points, mainly by hitting 25-of-26 free throws, to lead the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets to a 67-64 victory over the Louisville Lady Wildcats Tuesday night.

After Starkville jumped out to an 11-10 lead after the first quarter, Louisville out-scored the visitors 24-19 in the second quarter to take a 34-30 advantage at halftime.

Trying out a new holiday tradition

November 28, 2012

By JAY REED

I was happy to see that many of the social media postings on and around Thanksgiving had to do with getting together with family and friends — social media actually reported social gatherings this time around. 

East Webster, Houston split action in Mathiston

November 28, 2012

MATHISTON – In midweek action at the gymnasium on the former Wood Junior College campus, the East Webster Wolverines and the Houston Hilltoppers split hard wood competition.

The Lady Wolverines pulled off a thrilling 45-36 victory over the Lady Hilltoppers, while the Wolverines dropped their contest 54-28.

LINK board to formally add new members

November 28, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

HPC alters maps for local districts

November 28, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission smoothed the boundaries of its proposed Overstreet and Greensboro local historic districts through strategic additions to and subtractions from the districts at its meeting Thursday.

City prepares for Dec. 14 revamped website launch

November 28, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The city of Starkville will soon launch its revamped website, which local officials say will offer more interactivity between city residents and their government and provide more information to non-residents seeking information about the city.

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