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Archive - Sep 2012

September 22nd

2 escaped pet snake calls fielded in Sept.

September 22, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Animal Control officers have responded to two separate calls within the past three weeks regarding large pet snakes who escaped from their owners and were found roaming around the vicinity of Campus View Drive and Mary Lee Lane.

September 21st

Jackets begin region schedule strong

September 22, 2012

JACKSON – It turned out to be an easy Class 5A, Region 2, District 6 opener for the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.

After beginning the season with a 1-3 record against tough non-division competitive, Starkville went on the road to defeat the Jackson Lanier Bulldogs 48-0 on Friday night.

Vols unable to overcome talented Pats

September 22, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers may have been an underdog in Friday night's matchup with Jackson Prep.

Starkville Academy’s head coach Jeff Terrill talked to his team before the game about how the Volunteers wanted to play the game.

“We need to play our football,” Terrill said. “We need to play hard, fundamental football.”

East Oktibbeha loses on the road

September 22, 2012

COLUMBUS – For the East Oktibbeha Titans, the road to the playoffs just got a lot harder.

The Titans fell to Class A, Region 3, District 4 rival West Lowndes 14-0 Friday night at Panther Field.

The Titans are now 2-4 overall and 1-2 in the district, while the Panthers improved to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in district play.

SSD prepares Web student data tracking

September 22, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville School District will launch its InformationNOW online student information system Monday, beginning a series of orientation sessions on each of its campuses for parents to retrieve their login information and learn about the INOW Parent Portal’s features and options.

Payrolls fall, signaling shrinking economy

September 22, 2012

By JEFF AMY
Associated Press

JACKSON (AP) — Payrolls fell in Mississippi for the fourth straight month in August, reinforcing economists’ judgment that the state is back in recession.

Watson: Victim in Pierce Road incident refuses to cooperate

September 22, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department Commander Brett Watson said the victim in a shooting on Pierce Road Tuesday night will not cooperate with authorities in their investigation.

Authorities have not yet issued any formal charges in relation to the shooting, which occurred earlier this week.

MSU alumni chapter to host Bulldog Blast

September 22, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

Over 250 MSU alumni and friends are expected to take part in the 19th Annual Oktibbeha County MSU Alumni Association’s Bulldog Blast scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29.

Texting in ‘Age of the Acronym’

September 21, 2012

My high school friends and I took a road trip this weekend and had to pull off the road several times to yuk-it-up over some gaff we had made while pretending to be tech-savvy.

A Starkville Mississippi Waterscape

September 21, 2012

I saw a landscape of a waterscape tower, and was inspired to sketch and paint a landscape of a scene of water. What is a water tower? It almost looked like a tall insect with an elevated tank to give pressure for distributing water to citizens of Starkville, which has been known as having the most refreshing and tasteful water in all of Mississippi.

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