Archive - Nov 2012
BOSTON (AP) â€” Republican Mitt Romney conceded defeat in the presidential contest early Wednesday, saying the nation had chosen Barack Obama to remain president for another term and that it was time for the nation to unite behind him.
"This is a time of great challenges for America, and I pray that the president will be successful in guiding our nation," Romney said.
By DAVID ESPO
AP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON â€” President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Former Ward 1 Alderman Sumner Davis presented evidence at the Starkville Board of Aldermenâ€™s meeting Tuesday to quell legal questions about a gate erected at Douglas McArthur Drive and Stark Road during his administration.
By CARL SMITH
While Republicans and Democrats around the nation held their breath as the presidential campaignâ€™s popular vote was narrowly split, incumbent Mississippi politicians held their seats without any General Election surprises.
In the past two games, Mississippi State's running game has not been where it needs to be.
The No. 22 (Associated Press) Bulldogs (7-2, 3-2) have rushed for a total of 145 yards in their past two outings. MSU rushed for 47 yards in a 38-7 loss to Alabama two weeks ago, and gained 98 yards on the ground in a 38-13 loss to Texas A&M last Saturday.
The Starkville Yellowjackets have put together a pretty impressive two-year run in Class 5A, Region 2, District 6.
It doesn't matter what the competition, anytime a team can sweep all seven of its division opponents for two seasons in a row, there's a reason to take note.
Now that the gridiron action has come to a close for the Starkville Academy Volunteers, coach Jeff Terrill has had a little time to reflect on the 2012 season.
The Starkville Yellowjackets could not seem to catch a break in their home opener against Meridian.
Very quickly into the game, the Wildcats took the reins and as the clock wound down, they walked away with a 60-37 victory over the Yellowjackets.
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets had one of the top Class 6A girls high school basketball teams in the state on the ropes in the Beehive Tuesday night, but just couldn't put it away.
Starkville led the Meridian Lady Wildcats 12-7 after the first quarter and was on top 37-34 with 5:49 left in the third quarter after a 3-point field goal by Blair Schaefer.
By MATT CRANE
Arts and crafts will not be the only thing selling out Friday during First United Methodist Church's annual Christmas Handworks Bazaar.
Once again, members of FUMC Starkville are pulling out their best recipes in anticipation for the hungry crowds sure to gather in the church's Christian Life Center.