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Archive - Dec 2012

December 4th

SMITH COLUMN: Yellowjackets complete quest for State crown

December 5, 2012

It's never easy to win a State championship in any sport on the high school level.

When a team was hit with as much adversity as Starkville Yellowjackets were this year, then it's even more amazing to consider what they accomplished in claiming the Class 5A title last Saturday night.

Lady Jackets ground Rockets

December 5, 2012

The Starkville High Lady Yellowjackets showed Neshoba Central the sting of defeat Tuesday night.
The Lady Rockets fell 69-48 to give the Lady Jackets a win in their first division game.

SA teams pick up wins on the road

December 5, 2012

PELAHATCHIE – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have reached the 10-win mark already this season after defeating East Rankin Academy on the road 59-37 on Tuesday night.

Starkville Academy jumped out to an 18-7 lead after the first quarter and kept that 11-point lead at halftime 29-18.

Cougars win pair at home

December 5, 2012

The Grace Christian School Eagles had a difficult time trying to figure out Starkville Christian's 'Riddle' Tuesday night.

Chris Riddle scored a game-high 19 points as the homestanding Cougars defeated the Eagles 66-25.
After getting 12 points by halftime, Riddle added seven more in the second half, including a successful 3-pointer to end the third quarter that put SCS up 54-20.

SSD denies 1 OCSD transfer, grants another

December 4, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville School District Board of Directors denied one parent’s request for her children to transfer from the Oktibbeha County School District to the SSD, but it accepted the same request from Orlando Trainer, because he has become an SSD employee.

Aldermen approve MDOT drainage fix after deliberation

December 4, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

After robust debate on approving using $20,000 from the city’s storm drainage budget for a capital improvement project on a portion of Miss. Highway 182, the Starkville Board of Aldermen chose to do so in a 5-1 vote with one abstention at its meeting Tuesday.

Sitel in Starkville to add 100-150 jobs

December 4, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Sitel Corp. announced plans Tuesday to hire 3,000 more workers in the U.S. and Canada, and a Sitel representative has confirmed 100-150 of those jobs will be coming to Sitel’s Starkville offices.

Keenum, Wiseman honor Starkville first responders

December 4, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

At a luncheon hosted by Mississippi State University at Fire Station No. 1 in Starkville Monday, MSU President Mark Keenum and Mayor Parker Wiseman personally served holiday meals to local first responders in honor of their commitment to both campus and city.

Love your dark leafy greens

December 4, 2012

By PAMELA REDWINE

Holiday health tips

December 4, 2012

By JAY REED

‘Tis the season. 

It is the first column of December and the feeding frenzy has begun. The fantasy was to already be at a weight lower than the actuarial charts suggest, eat my way through the holidays and come out after bowl season at my ideal poundage. Fail.

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