Archive - Nov 2012
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.
LYNCHBURG, Va. â€” President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made last-minute pleas for votes Monday, employing their last vestiges of energy, celebrity boosters and plenty of jet fuel to encourage every supporter and the few remaining undecideds to tip the 2012 election in their favor.
Oktibbeha County School District conservator Jayne Sargent signed a lease agreement for the OCSDâ€™s portion of the Oktibbeha County Lake and campgrounds at the districtâ€™s meeting Monday.
OCSD 16th section land manager Mike Ainsworth said this recreational lease to John Barnett and Rick Stansbury will give the school district $31,290.25 in annual income.
Starkville Police Department investigators are searching for two men who they say have held pizza delivery employees at gunpoint on three separate occasions demanding money and other items.
Oktibbeha County School District conservator Jayne Sargent signed a lease agreement for the OCSD's portion of the Oktibbeha County Lake and campgrounds at the district's meeting Monday.
Mrs. Zader Lee Bailey, 78, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Choctaw Nursing Home in Ackerman.
Graveside funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 with Brother Jerry Lawson officiating.
Burial will follow in Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Cumberland.
Visitation will be held 1:45-2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 prior to services