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Archive - Nov 2012

November 17th

Officials: School issues impact job attraction

November 18, 2012


As leaders raise questions about the future of county education, local economic developers say the current situation casts doubt over one of the main quality-of-life issues companies examine when relocating.

Weak school systems, they say, create an under-developed workforce, which then limits what kinds of jobs Oktibbeha County can attract.

Almost 70 percent of county voters cast Nov. 6 ballots

November 18, 2012


An official 2012 presidential election summary shows 7,171 outlying Oktibbeha County voters cast their ballots on Nov. 6, while 10,945 city voters went to the polls.

Counting absentee and affidavit ballots, Oktibbeha County as a whole experienced a voter turnout of 18,284. That is 68.85 percent of the county’s 26,557 registered voters.

SPD earns national CALEA accreditation

November 18, 2012


In 2008, Starkville Police Department became the first municipal law enforcement agency in the state to successfully complete the assessment for accreditation by the Mississippi Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.

Christmas Open House welcomes holiday season

November 18, 2012


The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is ushering in the holiday season with its Christmas Open House in downtown Starkville from noon to 5 p.m today.

Jennifer Gregory, GSDP chief operating officer and vice president of tourism development, said the communitywide event has become a definitive holiday tradition for Starkville.

Mauling the Hogs: MSU gets much-needed 45-14 win over Arkansas

November 17, 2012

The Mississippi State Bulldogs were in bad need of a victory, and they got one in convincing fashion on Saturday.

The Bulldogs rallied from behind to defeat the Arkansas Razorbacks 45-14 at Davis Wade Stadium to stop a three-game losing streak and a three-game losing skid to the Razorbacks.

SMITH COLUMN: Special teams play important to MSU victory

November 17, 2012

There is a reason special teams is called special.

Sometimes that particular unit can ignite a fire for a football team that can be a momentum changer.

That was the case Saturday for the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Davis Wade Stadium.

Benardrick McKinney recovered a fumbled punt with 10:30 remaining in the fourth quarter with MSU down 14-7.

Perkins has big day for Bulldogs as offense clicks

November 17, 2012

Execution was the word of the day for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs were clicking, especially in the second half, during a 45-14 victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday.

Bulldogs set marks in the passing game

November 17, 2012

The Mississippi State Bulldogs have put together quite an amazing season in the passing department.

Several passing records fell during MSU's 45-14 win over the Arkansas Razorbacks Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium.

Emotional day at MSU for 25 senior players

November 17, 2012

It was an emotional win for the MIssissippi State Bulldogs, especially for 25 seniors.

The Bulldogs sent the seniors out on a high note as they beat Arkansas 45-14 Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium on senior day.

MSU honored a special Bulldog before the game. The late Nick Bell was supposed to be a part of the senior class, but he lost his battle to cancer a little over two years ago.

November 16th

SYP gives back with 1st communitywide coat drive

November 17, 2012


In the holiday spirit of giving back, Starkville Young Professionals is sponsoring its first communitywide coat drive at several locations around Starkville.

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