Archive - Sep 2012
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville School District Board of Directors discussed changes to its overarching and calendar-based goals, a new computer learning program, and several other items at a special meeting Tuesday at the Greensboro Center.
By MATT CRANE
The annual Oktoc Country Store is fast approaching, and community members are working hard to keep the 42-year-old tradition alive.
By GRACE STRAHAN
Why is it that every person that claims â€˜not-to-be-a-cookâ€™ has a recipe that everyone wants?
Growing up, Von Smith had a love for the quarterback position.
As a senior at West Oktibbeha, he is playing the position and the game he loves.
"When I was young, I always wanted to be the guy that threw the ball," Smith said. "Coach (Adam) Lowrey has taught me how to read defenses. I can step out on the field and look at a defense and know what we can use."
Justin Williams found out during the summer that he was going to be the next starting quarterback of the East Oktibbeha Titans.
Since then he has worked on being the type of leader that East Oktibbeha coach Randy Brooks expects him to be.
Through the first four games for the Titans this season, Brooks likes what he sees from the junior signal caller.
There are some big division football games on the schedule this Friday for area high school teams.
When a squad starts experiencing a little bit of success, the importance of games becomes bigger and bigger.
Take the East Oktibbeha Titans for example.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at noon Tuesday at the Greensboro Center to discuss its annual goals and calendar, take a legislative survey from the Mississippi School Boards Association and approve an agreement between the SSD and CompassLearning, Inc.
David Shaw remembers the day the Thad Cochran Research Park opened its third incubator building about a year ago, because it was the same day as the groundbreaking ceremony for its fourth incubator building.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider reopening the western entrances of Douglas McArthur Drive, Redbud Drive and Maple Drive at its meeting 5:30 today in the City Hall courtroom.
The board ordered the entrances from Stark Road to be closed off in 1999 when it was determined there was too high a volume of traffic using them.