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November 2nd

Starkville Academy has season come to end

November 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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.

3 challenge Wicker for US Senate seat

November 1, 2012

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Associated Press

JACKSON — Republican Roger Wicker of Tupelo says he has “a mainstream conservative record” representing Mississippi in the U.S. Senate and deserves the opportunity to serve a full six-year term after replacing Trent Lott.

Circuit clerk’s office opens for absentee voters

November 1, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledialynews.com

The Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex will extend its hours this weekend to accommodate absentee voters.

Circuit Clerk Glenn Hamilton says his office will open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday for last-minute absentee voting. Those who choose to mail in their votes must have them postmarked by the deadline.

Municipal complex validation hearing held

November 1, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

After more than seven hours of testimony, a decision on whether the city of Starkville’s approval of a 20-year lease-purchase plan to issue certificates of participation for funding of a new municipal complex now lies in the hands of 14th Chancery District Judge Jim Davidson Jr.

Trying to win them all: Jackets can sweep region action back-to-back years

November 1, 2012

The senior football players at Starkville High School can get out the brooms with a victory over the Neshoba Central Rockets tonight.

If the Yellowjackets can take care of business at home, they will cap back-to-back 7-0 seasons in Class 5A, Region 2, District 6. The kickoff against the Rockets is set for 7 p.m.

Starkville Academy set for tough playoff game at Magnolia Heights

November 1, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers know they just have to get through one game in order to secure a trip to Clinton and the State championship, but that one task will not be an easy one.

Tonight in Senatobia at 7 p.m., the Vols line up against a tough Magnolia Heights team.

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