Archive - Nov 2012
It wasn't what Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray wanted, but at least it was a win.
Mississippi State held off William Carey 80-74 Sunday afternoon at Humphrey Coliseum in an exhibition game.
By RUTH MORGAN
The Starkville News election results flashed on a large screen mounted high on the side of Pullerâ€™s Drug Store in no way compared toÂ The New York Times Building in Times Square whose famous electric news ticker display was first used to announce the results of the United States presidential election of 1928.
By GARY BACHMAN
A couple of years ago, I wrote about a new plant I found for the fall landscape called golden thryallis. We planted some in our landscape at Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, and I have it growing in a large container at my house.
By DON VAUGHAN
A friend of mine recently told me that her teenage daughter asked her to braid her hair. My friend asked her if she needed it to be upbraided while she braided her hair. She said, â€śDon, maybe you could weave the word upbraided into a future Vaughanâ€™s Vocabulary column.â€ť
By MATT CRANE
On June 1, 1962, the graduating Starkville High School earned their well-deserved diplomas and began their journey into the working world.
By CAROLE DAVIS
Two words put together are very powerful. They are â€śthank you.â€ť It only takes an instance to say thank you, which suddenly becomes an action as well as a gift to someone else as our expression of our very own thanks. You are the person who gives away the thanks. Now put two other words together, and you have the one word: Thanksgiving.
By EMILY JONES
They say parting is such sweet sorrow.Â
Not so, thereâ€™s nothing sweet about it. Itâ€™s an anxiety ridden, heart palpitation-producing, soul-wrenching experience that has turned my life upside down.Â
By JEFF AMY
OXFORD â€” Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee says he has embraced his partyâ€™s agenda and wants north Mississippi voters to send him back to Congress so he can keep working on it.
Democrat challenger Brad Morris says Nunneleeâ€™s â€śembraceâ€ť is why 1st Congressional District voters should vote him out of office.
By CARL SMITH
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will hear a presentation on a possible hospital financial analysis from consultant Barry Plunkett during its 9 a.m. Monday meeting at the county courthouse.
Plunkettâ€™s presentation is scheduled for 9:50 a.m., but the flow of county business could push the issue earlier or later in the day.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Oktibbeha County wrapped up the third and final week of its fall term Friday.
The following cases were resolved:
Kewon D. Doss was found guilty of manslaughter. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison, a $1,200 fine and $4,890 in restitution. He had been charged with killing 38-year-old Larry Davis, his uncle, in January.