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November 3rd

SHS teams lose basketball openers

November 3, 2012

WEST POINT – The Starkville High School basketball teams opened the season on Saturday at the West Point Classic and both dropped close games to Greenwood.

For the Lady Yellowjackets, their loss came in overtime 67-65, while the boys lost a 61-58 decision.

The SHS girls had a strong first half, leading 30-17 at halftime, but couldn't sustain it in the second half.

November 2nd

Harper faces minor party opposition for 3rd term

November 3, 2012

By JEFF AMY
Associated Press

JACKSON — Republican Gregg Harper is the only one of Mississippi’s four congressmen who doesn’t face major party opposition on Nov. 6.

Reform Party candidate John “Luke” Pannell stands between Harper and a third term representing central Mississippi’s 3rd District.

Doss gets 20 years for manslaughter

November 3, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Kewon Delarryous Doss was found guilty of manslaughter during the third and final week of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court’s fall term.
He was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Doss was previously charged with killing 38-year-old Larry Davis, his uncle, in January.

MSU officials consider ban on smoking

November 3, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

A Mississippi State University official proposed a policy revision that would end tobacco use on campus by August 2014.

Yellowjackets ground Rockets to run table in Region 2 again

November 3, 2012

Although the district was already won, the Starkville High School football team had several reasons to play hard in the last regular season game.

The Yellowjackets beat the Neshoba Central Rockets 21-10 Friday night at Yellowjacket Stadium.

Starkville Academy has season come to end

November 3, 2012

SENATOBIA – The Starkville Academy Volunteers saw a tremendous rally come up short in the fourth quarter and couldn't hold off the Magnolia Heights Chiefs in a 40-28 loss on Friday night.

With the loss, Starkville Academy's season came to an end with a final record of 5-7.

Ackerman blanks Broad Street to advance in Class 2A playoffs

November 3, 2012

ACKERMAN – The Ackerman Indians took the lead in their playoff game against Broad Street Friday night and never looked back.

When action ceased, it was the Indians taking a 38-0 victory over Broad Street.

Weir edges East Oktibbeha 21-20

November 3, 2012

CRAWFORD – The East Oktibbeha Titans played the Weir Lions in what is likely to be the last football game in Weir High School's history.

Weir is currently awaiting a decision from the U.S. Justice Department that could scatter current students at Weir throughout Choctaw County. Weir currently holds grades pre-kindergarten to 12th grade.

Eupora crushes first round playoff opponent

November 3, 2012

EUPORA – The Eupora Eagles started the first round of the Class 2A playoffs by beating Coahoma County 49-0 at home Friday.

Eupora's stingy defense had its third shutout of the year.

Quarterback Trey Pittman threw for two touchdowns for the Eagles, a 12-yard reception to Jamall Roby and a 6-yard catch to Juwan Roby.

November 1st

Harper visits MSU, discusses life in Congress

November 1, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper emphasized the importance of building connections, understanding history and remaining positive in the face of gridlock during his speech for Mississippi State University’s Morris W.H. Collins Speaker Series Thursday at Mitchell Memorial Library’s John Grisham Room.

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