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November 4th

MSU wins exhibition basketball game

November 4, 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.

November 3rd

Election results flashed on big screen at election party

November 4, 2012

By RUTH MORGAN

The Starkville News election results flashed on a large screen mounted high on the side of Puller’s Drug Store in no way compared to 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.

Enjoy golden thryallis in summer, fall gardens

November 4, 2012

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.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

November 4, 2012

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, “Don, maybe you could weave the word upbraided into a future Vaughan’s Vocabulary column.”

Class of 1962 celebrates 50th high school reunion

November 4, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

On June 1, 1962, the graduating Starkville High School earned their well-deserved diplomas and began their journey into the working world.

We have a lot to be thankful for

November 4, 2012

By CAROLE DAVIS

Two words put together are very powerful. They are “thank you.” 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.

Nothing sweet about parting

November 4, 2012

By EMILY JONES

They say parting is such sweet sorrow. 

Not so, there’s nothing sweet about it. It’s an anxiety ridden, heart palpitation-producing, soul-wrenching experience that has turned my life upside down. 

Nunnelee, Morris splits mirror parties

November 4, 2012

By JEFF AMY
Associated Press

OXFORD — Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee says he has embraced his party’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 Nunnelee’s “embrace” is why 1st Congressional District voters should vote him out of office.

Consultant to discuss potential OCH analysis

November 4, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

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.

Plunkett’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.

Cases resolved in 3rd, final week of circuit court term

November 4, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

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.

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