Archive - Nov 2012
By MATT CRANE
The sounds and songs of classic American history will ring out Sunday as the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Chorus presents â€śSongs of Our American Heritageâ€ť at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Starkville.
By NATHAN GREGORY
On Thursday Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department was awarded a distinction only three other county law enforcement agencies in the state can lay claim to.
The department successfully completed a list of 123 objectives needed to earn accreditation from the Mississippi Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.
CLINTON â€“ The Starkville High Yellowjackets cross country boys and girls teams secured top three finishes in the team competition at the Class 5A championships on Saturday and picked up individual victories in both races.
The Starkville Yellowjackets got their tremendous trio of seniors in the backfield going on Friday night to secure a first round playoff win in Class 5A.
With quarterback Gabe Myles, tailback Preston Baker and fullback Stanley Higgins leading the way, Starkville was able to defeat the Saltillo Tigers at home 45-7.
MABEN â€“ Two talented and tough football teams lined up Friday night in a challenging class 2A second round playoff game.
Both East Webster Wolverines and Bruce Trojans sported 9-3 records prior to the game and when action came to a close, the Trojans had increased their record by one win with a 35-7 win over the Wolverines.
It was a tale of two halves for the Eupora Eagles.
The Eagles fell behind 8-0 in the first quarter, and found themselves down 8-6 at halftime.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs look to get back to being more consistent in the red zone on the offensive side of the ball.
Today, No. 22 (Associated Press) MSU (7-2 overall, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) must do it against a very tough LSU Tiger's defense.
The No. 9 (Associated Press) Tigers (7-2, 3-2) host the Bulldogs at 6 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. The game can be seen on ESPN.
By NATHAN GREGORY
It took 45 minutes out of District 5 Fire Department membersâ€™ allotted hour to prove to Richard Watkins of the Mississippi Ratings Bureau that they had the equipment and the manpower to improve their fire rating from a 10 to an 8.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Oktibbeha County School District conservator Jayne Sargent confirmed the goals, motto, mission statement and vision statement for the district at its meeting Monday, planning to reveal more specific methods of achieving these aims at a later date.
Lowndes County Sheriff's Department and Mississippi Highway Patrol District 4 Public Affairs Spokesperson Ray Hall have confirmed that Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Ross Hunt, 46, was arrested at 4:35 p.m. Thursday afternoon and charged with his first DUI and careless driving.