Archive - Jan 1, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Past its own New Year's deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national "fiscal cliff" of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a struggle that strained America's divided government to the limit.
By MATT CRANE
Every new year brings with it exciting possibilities, uncertainties and the requisite personal promise to do better when it comes to eating and exercise.
By JAY REED
The Reeds were on the road again this holiday season.Â
By NATHAN GREGORY
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider a recommendation from the cityâ€™s audit and budget committee to increase the salaries of the mayor and aldermen at its 5:30 p.m. meeting today at City Hall.
By BEN WAIT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â€” Mississippi State was looking to extend its bowl winning streak to six games, while Northwestern was looking to win its first bowl game since 1949.
When the dust settled, the No. 21 (Associated Press) Wildcats (10-3) ended their nine-game bowl losing streak.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â€“ Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen has not had the best of luck against ranked teams.
It didn't get much better on Tuesday.
The Bulldogs (8-5) fell 34-20 to No. 21 (Associated Press) Northwestern (10-3) in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl at EverBank Field.
Mullen's record against ranked teams dropped to 2-17 all-time at Mississippi State.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â€“ The Gator Bowl may not have gone in Mississippi Stateâ€™s favor, but there was one bright spot in the form of the running game.
In a day where the passing game was not working, the Bulldogs looked towards Josh Robinson and LaDarius Perkins to establish an offensive surge on the ground.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â€“ The Mississippi State offense didn't give the defense much of a chance Tuesday afternoon.
They answered the call for the most part, but it wasn't enough as No. 21 (Associated Press) Northwestern (10-3) beat the Bulldogs 34-20 in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl at EverBank Field.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â€“ Taking with them a 29-22 record, the 2012 Mississippi State senior class finished as the winningest senior class in over a decade.
â€śWe didnâ€™t finish this thing out like we wanted to, but those seniors had a good run here at Mississippi State," Bulldogs running back LaDarius Perkins said. "Those were some great seniors that we had.â€ť