Archive - Sep 25, 2012
By STEVEN NALLEY
Starkville Discount Drugs closed its doors Tuesday after 36 years in business, with Walgreens absorbing the storeâ€™s prescription accounts as part of Walgreen Co.â€™s nationwide acquisition of the USA Drug pharmacy chain.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville Board of Adjustments and Appeals will hear a request from Kenny Wilson to grant a setback variance for Wilsonâ€™s triplex at its meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday in City Hallâ€™s building department.
By NATHAN GREGORY
A man is in Columbus Police Department custody three weeks after a sexual assault was reported to Mississippi University for Women campus officers.
Jamerrell Antwon Brandon, 27, of 822 16th Street North in Columbus, was arrested Monday and charged with one count of sexual assault.
By MATT CRANE
The Oktibbeha Historical and Genealogical Society will host a tour of the historic Bardwell Home on Thursday as a part of the continuing celebration of Starkvilleâ€™s 175th anniversary.
Being the number one tailback for a football team can bring on quite a bit of stress and excitement.
Senior running back Colby Runnels not only holds the role of the top running back for the Starkville Academy Volunteers, but he's also a captain on team.
According to Starkville Academy coach Jeff Terrill, Runnels is one of the best players for the job.
Starkville High School sophomore running back Jaquez Horsley has found the secret to getting playing time and succeeding on the varsity level.
Actually, there's no trick to it when hard work is involved.
Horsley has put in the necessary work in practice and has emerged as the top rusher for the Yellowjackets through five games this season.
Entering the bye week, teams get a chance to get healthy and fine tune a few things it has not been able to work on during the normal grind of a game week.
While those things certainly fit the Mississippi State Bulldogs, they are also looking to regain their focus after a pair of lackluster performances against non-conference foes.
These are good times to be a former Starkville High School quarterback.
Jaquez Johnson is having an outstanding season so far with the East Mississippi Community College Lions, while Brad Henderson, a former signal caller with the Yellowjackets and Lions, has enjoyed some good moments at Northwestern State.