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Archive - Sep 2012

September 6th

Volunteers return home, focused on the Rebels

September 6, 2012

The Starkville Academy football team is not where it excepted to be three games into the season.

Tonight the Volunteers (1-2) take on the Leake Academy Rebels (2-1) at home. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

East Oktibbeha starts division play on road

September 6, 2012

The East Oktibbeha football team plays its first division game tonight and it has yet to see a game on its home field this season.

The Titans (1-2) square off against the Sebastopol Bobcats (1-1) on the road at 7:30 p.m.

"I know they've got good athletes," East Oktibbeha head coach Randy Brooks said.

Lady Jackets win volleyball match at home in straight sets

September 6, 2012

The Starkville High School volleyball team reached its 10th win of the season Thursday night and has been the case in several recent matches, it came in straight sets.

Starkville swept New Hope 25-14, 25-13 and 25-22 at the Beehive.

Even though the Lady Yellowjackets did not drop a set, there were things during the match that coach Lauren Love noticed her team was a little off.

September 5th

SSD officials working to fix online issues

September 5, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

Starkville School District administrators are working to resolve a data issue which is delaying parents’ online access to their children’s grades, absences and discipline reports.

Aldermen table Chilifest after extensive discussion

September 5, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to table discussion of the Junior Auxiliary Chilifest planned for Oct. 19 when board members raised concerns about the event’s impact on traffic, its insurance, its admission cost and the precedent it could set for other events.

County schools to analyze discipline

September 5, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Oktibbeha County School District Board of Directors will consider two changes to districtwide student discipline policies 6 p.m. Thursday at the district’s office.

Clash of undefeateds: West Oktibbeha, Eupora are both off to good starts

September 5, 2012

The Eupora and West Oktibbeha football teams have much in common, but have approached its matchup against the other in different ways.

The Eagles and Timberwolves square off in Eupora at 7:30 p.m. tonight.

Eupora reached its 3-0 record by coming off a 22-13 win over Winona last week.

West Point looks for improvement

September 5, 2012

The West Point Green Wave are looking to get a little bit better each week.

After getting beaten on a last-second field goal by South Panola 12-10 in the first week, West Point had an open date before defeating Columbus last Friday 26-19.

The Green Wave make the trip to face rival Starkville at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

MSU, Auburn look for QBs to step up

September 5, 2012

The winner of the football matchup between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday will gain an early advantage in the Southeastern Conference Western Division race.

It creates a certain measure of pressure on quarterbacks making their seventh and second starts of their careers.

Maxine Bross

September 5, 2012

Mrs. Maxine Bross, 89, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at her residence in Haleyville, Ala. 

Funeral services will be held noon Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.
Welch Funeral Home in Starkville is in charge of arrangements.

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