Archive - Sep 13, 2012
By NATHAN GREGORY
A veteran news anchor and health reporter for a Jackson television station was arrested Sept. 8 in Oktibbeha County on a DUI charge and a charge of disorderly conduct, Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Criss Turnipseed confirmed Thursday.
By CARL SMITH
Starkville School District maintained its successful accountability rating and slightly increased its overall Quality Distribution Index, according to the Mississippi Department of Education.
By MATT CRANE
Through efforts from the Golden Triangle Recovery Center and University Baptist Church, the road to recovery is becoming more accessible in Starkville and Oktibbeha County.
With September recognized as Recovery Month, GTRC and UBC will host Recovery Day from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Starkville Sportsplex to benefit the Recovery Fund.
The Starkville Academy fast pitch softball team have been plagued by errors all year.
It was no different Thursday when SA fell to Winston Academy 12-5 at Lady Volunteer Field. The junior varsity squad lost 10-5.
The Lady Volunteers are very young and only have one senior in pitcher Mary Austin Barber.
By CARL SMITH
After weeks of meetings, area representatives will unveil plans for a potential tri-county economic development agency 2 p.m. today at East Mississippi Community Collegeâ€™s Lyceum Building.
The Starkville Academy junior varsity football team has come a long way since its beginning.
That was evident Thursday night.
The Volunteers beat Heritage Academy 42-0 to improve their record to 5-0 for the second year in a row.
Starkville Academy's first four football games of the season have been on and up and down scale.
The Volunteers get somewhat of a fresh start tonight as they begin division play against Hillcrest Christian. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
The Volunteers beat the Cougars 42-8 last season in Jackson.
Starkville High School quarterback Gabe Myles was able to play well against West Point on a bad ankle.
The Yellowjackets are hoping that with this week's open date, Myles will be close to 100 percent for the first Class 5A, Region 2 game at Lanier on Sept. 21.
The Eupora High School football team looks to stay unbeaten when they play host to Calhoun City tonight.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Wafford Field.
The Wildcats (2-2) beat the Eagles last season 20-6. Calhoun City is coming off a 36-21 win at Velma Jackson last week.
The surroundings will be familiar for the Starkville High School cross country team on Saturday.
In their second run of the season, the Yellowjackets and Lady Jackets hit the path at the Mississippi Horse Park for home action.
SHS cross country coach Caroline Woomer was proud of how the team performed in the first race of the season and looks forward to hosting a home event.