Archive - Nov 2012
EUPORA â€“ It was a thrilling way to win a North State championship for the Eupora Eagles.
In a back and forth game, the Eagles defeated the Bruce Trojans 31-28 to claim the Class 2A North Half title and advanced to the State championship game.
While smoke detectors are a common fixture in residences, there is another hazard to be considered to be considered for people who use gas to keep their houses warm when the weather turns cold: carbon monoxide.
According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Administration, approximately 170 people in the country die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Starkville High School is once again preparing to showcase its many talents as the theatre department readies its latest Drama Festival show, â€śThe Insanity of Mary Girard.â€ť
A public performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Starkville High School auditorium. Tickets are $5.
First-year drama teacher Jessica Taylor said preparation for the show began in the summer.
Two lots near Mississippi State Universityâ€™s sororities, its Clay Lyle Entomology Lab and Bully Boulevard may become sites for new sorority development, pending sorority representativesâ€™ decisions.
The sororities have asked MSU about starting construction at these locations to Sorority Rowâ€™s north in lieu of previously planned locations to its south on an incomplete circular drive.
By MATT CRANE
The charitable sound of bells ringing are once again filling the Starkville air as the Starkville Salvation Army begins its 2012 Red Kettle Campaign 9 a.m. today at Kroger.
Campaign coordinator Debra Austin said volunteers will ring bells outside of Kroger and Walmart today through Christmas Eve for this yearâ€™s Christmas campaign.
By CARL SMITH
Starkville Fire Department officials say they are preparing for increased fire calls associated with cooler temperatures and the increase in home heating usage.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership has seen its share in the holiday shopping economy grow over the past few years, and its officials seek to continue that growth starting this Black Friday with initiatives and incentives to keep Starkvilleâ€™s citizens shopping locally.
There won't be any strangers tonight when it comes to the Starkville Yellowjackets and West Point Green Wave meeting on the football field once again.
For the second time this season and fourth time in two seasons, the two rivals play each other.
EUPORA â€“ The Eupora Eagles can move one step closer to their goal of a state championship tonight as the face off with the Bruce Trojans for the Class 2A North State championship.
Kickoff at Eupora High School is set for 7 p.m., and is sure to be a toughly-fought game on both sides.
Mississippi State has found a good mix with its wide receivers this season.
Junior tailback LaDarius Perkins has proven that he can give junior quarterback Tyler Russell a good target in the passing game.
"He knows if he gets matched up on a linebacker, not to many linebackers in the SEC can cover him," Russell said. "I trust him to go up and make a play for me."