Archive - Jan 13, 2013
Famed violinist Charles Auguste de BĂ©riot once called the violin "the king of instruments" because he believed a violin player's goal is "to imitate the accents of the human voice." Shandy Phillips says there is another reason the violin holds this title: It is one of the most difficult instruments to learn to play.
Most of the animals in Mississippi animal shelters never find a home.
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission deferred its decision Tuesday concerning the proposed First Baptist Church master plan to its February meeting to ensure that the corresponding public hearing is in compliance with city standards.
Gabe Jackson and Johnthan Banks have a good amount in common and are different in some ways.
Jackson and Banks both decided to come back to Mississippi State for their senior years. Banks, who just finished his senior year, flirted with the NFL before returning to Starkville. Jackson will be going into his senior year and had a same experience with the NFL.
Sam Cooke once sang â€śa change is gonna come.â€ť
While Cookeâ€™s song was written many years ago and has no relation to East Oktibbeha, its reference to hard times and overcoming certainly fits the current climate at the school.
Facing accreditation issues, the school is not only undergoing changes academically, but changes are taking place athletically as well.