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Archive - Sep 2012

September 4th

SMITH COLUMN: SEC continues to flex muscles on football field

September 4, 2012

The success of the Southeastern Conference is worth bragging about at every opportunity.

As far as the first weekend of football goes, it doesn't get much better than what the SEC was able to accomplish out of the gate. The league doesn't appear to be ready to relinquish its standing as the toughest in the country.

Lady Jackets use defensive strategy for 3-0 home volleyball win

September 4, 2012

The Starkville High School volleyball team did something for the first time this season Tuesday night.

Vivian Barksdale played the defensive speciality position, libero, and the Lady Yellowjackets took a 3-0 win over Amory in the Beehive.

Young SHS softball squad has a difficult time against New Hope

September 4, 2012

The Starkville High School Lady Yellowjackets may have taken a tough loss at home Tuesday night against the New Hope Lady Trojans, but they also saw signs of what they could become in the future.

Even though Starkville eventually dropped a 17-0 decision to New Hope at the SHS softball field, head coach Lisa Spencer saw some things that she liked from her team, especially offensively.

September 3rd

Aldermen to hold 1st budget hearing

September 3, 2012

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will hold its first public hearing on the proposed budget for the 2013 fiscal year at its 5:30 p.m. meeting today at City Hall.

Mayor Parker Wiseman said it is important that the public view the budget and take the opportunity to offer input during the hearing. The budget is available online at http://www.cityofstarkville.org/detail.php?p=2&s=218.

‘Rose Tattoo’ begins week-long tribute festival

September 3, 2012

The spirit and legacy of playwright Tennessee Williams continues to thrive throughout the Golden Triangle.
The 11th annual Tennessee Williams Tribute Festival and Tour of Victorian Homes begins Tuesday with a performance of Williams’ “The Rose Tattoo” at 7:30 p.m. in the Rent Auditorium at the Mississippi University for Women.

School board looks to move meeting dates

September 3, 2012

Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway says the school board is likely to move its normal monthly meetings in 2013 to the second Tuesday of each month.

The SSD Board of Trustees will discuss the move 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Greensboro Center.

Back to work: No Labor Day off for MSU with Auburn next on slate

September 3, 2012

Monday may have been Labor Day and most people took the holiday off.
When it comes to having to play the Auburn Tigers next, the Mississippi State Bulldogs had no choice but to go to work.

MSU head football coach Dan Mullen saw the holiday as an opportunity to get some things accomplished while the players didn't have to attend classes.

Q.B. Hunt

September 3, 2012

Mrs. Q.B. Hunt, 89, of Starkville died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 at the Carrington Nursing Facility.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 in the chapel of Welch Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Sturgis Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.
Welch Funeral Home in Starkville is in charge of arrangements.

September 2nd

Home-school robotics team aims for the top

September 2, 2012

For Michael Lane, one of the hardest parts of building a home-school robotics team was finding a place for all the students to work on the robots.

State music association elects SHS choral leader

September 2, 2012

Regina Weeks was asked to run for president of the Mississippi Music Educators Association four times, and only recently has she gone through with it.

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