Archive - Aug 2012
By MATT CRANE
Celebrity chef and Food Network Star finalist Linkie Marais is launching her bright future in the very place her career started.
Marais will begin her first set of in-depth cake decorating classes Aug. 18-19 at the Hilton Garden Inn Bancorp South Conference Center in Tupelo.
BY Pamela Redwine
Nutrition & Food Safety Area AgentÂ
Beans are pretty amazing. They are high in protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, yet low in sodium and fat. Beans can be magically transformed from a handful of pebbles to a pot full of deliciousness that has a small price tag and big flavor.
President Barack Obama may have signed the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act into law in 2010, but the act is not yet in full effect.
Beverly Lowry, director of child nutrition for the Starkville School District, said the legislation only entered its implementation phase this year. Training on the new regulations was not available until July, she said.
Right now Starkville resident and Mississippi State University student Jake Read is just outside of Port Elizabeth, South Africa providing care to tiger and lion cubs.
His unique opportunity to take a two-week trip to the country was provided through GoEco, a volunteer organization established in 2005.
The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will hold a specially called meeting Aug. 13 to complete the historic preservation guideline evaluation process before the grant paying for the guidelinesâ€™ creation expires.
COLUMBUS â€“ It was unclear how much Gabe Myles was going to play Saturday night.
When it was all said he done, he had taken every offensive snap for Starkville High School in its 14-0 victory over the New Hope Trojans in the New Hope Jamboree Saturday night.
"I feel more comfortable because I know the offense," Myles said. "It's my offense. I feel like I'm at home."
By STEVEN NALLEY
When a new bank comes to town, Rob Winklepleck says the bank typically brings its own construction contractor with it.
â€śWherever home is for them is where they usually bring their contractors from,â€ť Winklepleck, a project manager with West Brothers Construction, said.
Mississippi State fans often talk of the days of dominate defense.
The Bulldogs have been pretty salty on that side of the ball throughout the schoolâ€™s history.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Mississippi University For Women president Jim Borsig will discuss MUWâ€™s economic impact on the local community at a meeting of the Town and Tower Club at 7 a.m. Tuesday in the Mary Ellen Pope Banquet Hall in MUWâ€™s Hogarth Dining Center.