Archive - 2012
By EMILY W. PETTUS
JACKSON â€” Democrat Sampson Jackson was a brand new member of the Mississippi Senate in the early 1990s when lawmakers embarked on redistricting.
The first season of playing football for most redshirt freshman is about getting their feet under them and learning the ins-and-outs of the program.
For Mississippi State redshirt freshman linebacker Benardrick McKinney, that is not the case.
They are not related or part of a law firm, but the duo of Williams and Williams are showing their value in the post for the Mississippi State women's basketball team.
Sherise Williams and Carnecia Williams have provided a nice compliment of play with Martha Alwal and have been two of the surprises for the Bulldogs through nine games.
Starkville Academy and Hillcrest tipped off Saturday for a thriller of a ballgame that came down to the final second of overtime before concluding with a 42-41 Cougar victory.
For the second night in a row, the Starkville High School soccer teams recorded a sweep.
The Yellowjackets beat Columbus 5-0 while the Lady Yellowjackets won 9-0 Saturday at home.
Both teams beat Neshoba Central on Friday night.
By MATT CRANE
Over 12 years ago, Kirk and Maxine Arnett decided to take their love of tennis to the next level.
During a trip to Arizona in 1999, Kirk Arnett said he and his wife began to hatch a nation-spanning sporting idea.
"We talked about it and decided to play tennis in all 50 states," he said. "We started Jan. 1, 2000 in Arizona."
By Keri Collins Lewis
For Starkville Daily News
Significant production levels and high market prices combined to give Mississippiâ€™s agricultural commodities their second year in a row of over $7 billion in total value.
By RUTH MORGAN
This is Part One of the â€śWe Remember Christmasâ€ť booklet written by local notable historians and genealogists for OCHGS. Part Two will appear next week. This is the first time it has appeared in print and will make excellent story time for children of Christmas memories of long ago. You may wish to save it as a keepsake to remember stories of Christmas during war times also.
By GARY BACHMAN
One of the easiest ways to add tropical flair to any landscape is to use plants with large leaves. Rice paper plant is a favorite of mine that looks amazing as a component of many landscapes.