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Archive - Sep 2012

September 7th

SPD: Helmet law meant to encourage more biking

September 8, 2012


Despite complaints from cyclists who say they’re less likely to ride their bikes in the city due to the safety helmet ordinance, Starkville police officers say the law was designed to encourage more people to ride bikes.

Adams: Budget contains no city millage hike

September 8, 2012


The city of Starkville’s proposed 2012-13 fiscal year budget has an anticipated revenue of $16,841,982, which reflects budget revenues being $12,415 short of the projected $16,889,397 2012 budget but $450,101 more than the initial anticipated 2012 budget as it was approved last year.

Wolverines haunted by mistakes in loss

September 8, 2012

MABEN –The East Webster Wolverines could not overcome several miscues as they dropped their first game of the season to the Caledonia Confederates 27-10 Friday night.

The Wolverines are now 3-1 this season as the Confederates remained undefeated and improved to 4-0.

UPDATED: MUWPD investigating alleged on-campus sexual assault

September 7, 2012

The Mississippi University for Women Police Department is investigating an alleged on-campus sexual assault from August.

In a release issued Friday, MUW officials confirmed a female student reported Tuesday that she was the victim of an Aug. 16 sexual assault by a male acquaintance in a campus residence hall.

MUW’s release did not state an exact time or place of the incident.

September 6th

Eupora defense takes over, beats West Oktibbeha 41-10

September 7, 2012

EUPORA – In a game that looked like it was going to be an offensive explosion early, the Eupora defense stepped up and dictated the rest of the contest.

The Eupora Eagles (4-0) beat the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves (2-1) 41-10 Thursday night at Wafford Field.

Volunteers thank police, firemen by giving back

September 6, 2012


Students from Mississippi State University and local schools showed Starkville’s first responders Thursday how much they appreciated their service by giving back.

Oktibbeha schools to change policies

September 6, 2012


The Oktibbeha County School District Board of Directors unanimously approved three policy changes at its meeting Thursday, two of which brought the district’s policies into compliance with state policies.

Football, fashion highlight GSDP downtown party

September 6, 2012


The New South Weekend starts 6 p.m. Friday with a downtown block party showcasing everything Starkville has to offer.

Leaders to debut regional development plans

September 6, 2012


Representatives from Oktibbeha, Lowndes and Clay counties will unveil initial plans for a new regional development initiative 2 p.m. Sept. 14 at East Mississippi Community College’s Lyceum Building in Mayhew.

Wave keeps coming: Starkville needing more stiff defense against West Point

September 6, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets need to bring another big container to the football field this week.

After bottling up the Tupelo Golden Wave 28-0, the Jackets have visions of doing the same thing defensively tonight against a rival of a different color as the West Point Green Wave invade Starkville. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

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