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Archive - Dec 2012

December 7th

SHS girls allow second-half goal in loss to Amory

December 8, 2012

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets controlled the majority of their soccer match against the Amory Lady Panthers Friday night, but a late goal by the visitors made the difference in a 1-0 loss.

After Friday’s loss the Lady Yellowjackets fell to 3-4-3 overall, while Amory moved its overall record to 8-1-0.

Vols claim third-straight by edging Copiah 61-57

December 8, 2012

GALLMAN – The Starkville Academy Volunteers won their third-straight game and the fourth in the last five outings by defeating Copiah Academy 61-57.

After falling behind 17-9 at the end of the first quarter, the Vols wrestled the lead away from the home team by outscoring their hosts 18-15 in the second quarter and 17-8 in the third.

Bulldogs battle to 59-58 victory

December 8, 2012

The Mississippi State women's basketball team has battled hard, but still been on the wrong side of a couple of games this season.
On Friday night, MSU found a way to correct.

The Bulldogs held on to to beat the Florida Atlantic Owls 59-58 in Humphrey Coliseum.

December 6th

MSU, university in India to collaborate with MOU

December 7, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

As Mississippi State focuses on globalization as one of its strategic goals, the university is counting Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University in India among its international partners for research and development.

ADA improvements proposed to board

December 7, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Transportation Commission Chairman Chris Gottbrath discussed a list of four proposed projects for the board of aldermen Tuesday to consider with the $30,000 allocated to American Disabilities Act capital improvement funds.

GSDP names headhunter, plans office

December 7, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership Board named a headhunter for an Oktibbeha County economic developer and revealed the possibility of a new, central Golden Triangle Regional Development Authority office at its meeting Thursday.

SPRD gears up for SAY league

December 7, 2012

Youth basketball once again becomes the focus for Starkville Parks and Recreation Department in mid January.

This program is known as Starkville Area Youth or SAY, which dates back to previous days before the Parks and Recreation department took over the program.

East Webster splits action

December 7, 2012

ACKERMAN – The East Webster basketball teams got a jump on the holiday tournament slate Thursday.

On Thursday, the East Webster squads traveled to the Ackerman Tournament. In their first game of the tournament, the Lady Wolverines tipped off against the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya, and East Webster won a 49-27 decision.

SHS boys varsity drops 2-1 decision, junior varsity splits in bowling

December 7, 2012

After being on the road the last couple of weeks, Starkville High’s bowling Yellowjackets returned home to Bulldog Lanes to face the Olive Branch Conquistadors.

Bryant sets date to fill Turner's seat

December 6, 2012

JACKSON (AP) — Gov. Phil Bryant has scheduled a special election for Jan. 15 to fill a vacancy in the state Senate.
The qualifying deadline for candidates for the Senate District 16 election is Dec. 17. If no candidate receives a majority of the votes, runoff is Feb. 5.
The winner will complete the expired term of Sen. Bennie Turner, a Democrat from West Point, who died Nov. 27.

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