Archive - Nov 2012
By JAY REED
It was only day one of the Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium, though the fun was well underway with all the hoopla of the night before: food movie, food music, food fashion, food photography, and dinner (also food).Â
This day would prove to be just as fulfilling. Full and filling. What great words for this day.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” President Barack Obama won the reliably Democratic Northeast, and Republican Mitt Romney secured his Republican conservative base Tuesday night in a tense duel for the White House shadowed by a weak economy and high unemployment.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Rising prices and chronic unemployment were heavy on the minds of voters Tuesday even as a glimmer of optimism peeked through. Four in 10 said the nation's battered economy is getting better.
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) â€” Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's yearslong quest for the presidency is ending with a last-minute round of campaigning in one state he's showered with attention and another he's largely ignored.
CHICAGO (AP) â€” Expressing confidence but leaving nothing to chance, President Barack Obama indulged his superstitions by engaging in a traditional Election Day basketball game with friends as the race that will determine his political future was finally in the hands of voters.
District 3 Election Commissioner Myles Carpenter said county polling precincts are currently experiencing high turnout for today's General Election.
Polls opened 7 a.m. today and will close at 7 p.m.
Every week in the Southeastern Conference is a grind, especially on the offensive side of the ball.
This week the No. 22 Mississippi State Bulldogs (7-2, 3-2) face one of the top defenses in the nation against No. 9 LSU (7-2, 3-2). The Bulldogs have lost 12-straight games to the Tigers and 19 of 20.
It was a tale of two halves for the Starkville Yellowjackets in the season opener against Greenwood last Saturday.
When it comes to facing the Meridian Wildcats tonight at the Beehive, SHS boys coach Greg Carter wants a more complete effort.
The Yellowjackets established a 12-point lead in the first half before losing a 61-58 decision in the West Point Classic.
Former Ward 1 Alderman Sumner Davis III says he intends to respond to Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkinsâ€™ allegations of illegal activity surrounding the emergency gate at the west end of Douglas McArthur Drive at a 5:30 p.m. meeting of the Starkville Board of Aldermen at City Hall.