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Archive - Jan 11, 2013

Hilton asking city not to bail on ambulance funding

January 11, 2013


OCH Regional Medical Center Administrator and Chief Executive Officer Richard Hilton will appear before the Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday night to ask for reconsideration of a decision it made Jan. 3 to suspend payments for ambulance services.

Symphony beginning new year with ‘Jazz’

January 11, 2013


The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will open a new year of concerts with its performance of “All That Jazz” Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Starkville.

Symphony conductor Michael Brown said the concert’s first half will feature works by Darius Milhaud and Aaron Copland.

Pulley promises vigilance in 1st regular meeting

January 11, 2013


Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley discussed prior meetings with faculty and staff and plans for supervision of those employees at her first regular monthly meeting Thursday.

Gregory: Traffic increasing to tourism site

January 11, 2013


Visits to Starkville’s primary tourism website are increasing, a fact that reflects greater interest in the city and the impact of special promotions, Greater Starkville Development Partnership officials said Wednesday.

MSU's Schaefer wants Grant to 'keep shooting' basketball

January 11, 2013

Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer wants sophomore guard Kendra Grant to keep shooting.

He doesn't want Grant to be held to just five attempts from the field like she was against Vanderbilt or just seven tries like she had against Florida Atlantic.

For the Bulldogs to be successful, Schaefer knows that Grant must be a factor on offense.

Bulldogs set defensive staff

January 11, 2013

It usually takes a strong defense to have a chance to compete in the Southeastern Conference.

For Mississippi State, there is no exception.

MSU hires Townsend to the football staff

January 11, 2013

Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen has been busy this offseason with hiring assistant coaches.

"This time of the year you always have that happen," Mullen said in his Friday press conference of coaching changes. I mean, it's, I guess, the crazy season in college football. We're really excited about all the new guys coming in here."

East Oktibbeha sweeps Weir

January 11, 2013

CRAWFORD – The East Oktibbeha Lady Titans used an offensive prowess and got a successful night of basketball started off on the right note at home Friday night.

The Lady Lions scored a 70-52 victory.

“A win is a win,” East Oktibbeha girls coach Izella Brewer said. “I always tell the girls to never give up and keep playing in spite of whatever goes on around you.”

SA Lady Volunteers pick up key road victory

January 11, 2013

HATTIESBURG – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers earned an important victory on the road Friday night and used a big second quarter to defeat Presbyterian Christian 53-43.

It was a meeting of the two top teams in Class AAA as Starkville Academy improved to 22-0 and Presbyterian Christian lost for only the second time this season and fell to 18-2.

Lady Jackets get region road win

January 11, 2013

YAZOO CITY – The Starkville High School Lady Yellowjackets jumped out to a first-quarter lead and never looked back in taking a 48-28 Class 5A, Region 2 win over Yazoo City on Friday night.

SHS led at halftime 29-16 on the way to improving its records to 8-4 overall and 2-0 in the region.

Blair Schaefer had a big scoring night with 24 points and she also dished out six assists.

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