Archive - 2012
It was a good night for the Starkville High School soccer teams.
Both Yellowjacket squads recorded 4-0 victories over division foe Neshoba Central on Friday night.
The Jackets were led by Juan Salazar's two goals. Taylor Wise and Justin Gordon each had a goal a piece. Ben Mackin had two assists.
The Jackets are now 9-1-1 for the season and 1-0 in the division.
WASHINGTON â€” A tearful President Barack Obama says the country's leaders must "take meaningful action" regardless of politics in response to the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.
NEWTOWN, Conn. â€” A gunman opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school Friday in a shooting that left 27 people dead, including 18 children, an official said.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation was still under way.
The shooting appeared to be the nation's second-deadliest school shooting, exceeded only by the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Don Posey wasn't playing to change the course of history â€” only to win.
By MATT CRANE
The crafting talents of Starkville artisans will be on display as the Mississippi Modern Homesteading Center hosts its first Homemade Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Mississippiâ€™s chief executive will be the keynote speaker for Mississippi State Universityâ€™s fall 2012 graduating class at Saturdayâ€™s commencement exercises.
Phil Bryant, the stateâ€™s 64th governor, will make his first graduation speech since he assumed office in January.
The Mississippi State football team had a nice, warm practice on Wednesday.
Head coach Dan Mullen returned and the Bulldogs took their show outside in the cold weather in front of the public and media.
Mullen was away for Wednesday's practice on a recruiting trip.
Starkville Academy scored four goals on Thursday night to shut out the Patriots of Heritage.
For Starkville Daily News
The president of Mississippi State University is a newly elected executive council member of the top accreditation body for regional institutions of higher learning.
By NATHAN GREGORY
A former Mississippi State University business manager is no longer with the university after being charged with embezzlement of a separate entity last month.