Archive - Jan 27, 2013
City staff will conduct an audit to update the cityâ€™s list of businesses that fall under the cross connection policy pursuant to Mississippi code from today until Wednesday.
The Mississippi State women's coaching staff have been pushing junior point guard Katia May to improve her play.
Even though there are still some things they'd like to see her do better, May took a step in the right direction against the Ole Miss Rebels on Sunday.
They were at Starkville Christian School before there were Cougars.
The SCS basketball seniors, who take the home floor for the final time tonight against Kemper Academy, have been vital to the progress of the program.
A barge carrying 80,000 gallons of oil hit a railroad bridge in Vicksburg, Miss., on Sunday, spilling light crude into the Mississippi River and closing the waterway for eight miles in each direction, the Coast Guard said. A second barge was damaged.
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
JACKSON â€” Mississippiâ€™s only abortion clinic said it received notice Friday that the state Health Department intends to revoke its operating license.
However, the clinic, Jackson Womenâ€™s Health Organization, is not expected to close anytime soon.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Two recently completed sidewalk projects have made Starkville more pedestrian-friendly.
Through a grant from the National Center for Safe Routes to School, new paths for walkers and cyclists are now on the intersection of Long Street and Miss. Highway 182 and on Whitfield Street.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Oktibbeha County Circuit Court will begin hearing criminal court cases Monday during its winter term.
More than 200 sentencing, revocations, hearings, calls and trials are tentatively scheduled on the docket from Monday through Feb. 8, and those are divided between Judges Lee Coleman, Lee Howard and Jim Kitchens.
By CARL SMITH
Local Oktibbeha County civil rights pioneers could soon be memorialized at Unity Park.
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets refused to stay down.
After a disappointing loss to New Hope to end the regular season, the Lady Jackets have enjoyed two strong playoff performances, including Saturday's 2-0 home win over Center Hill in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs.
It was quite an afternoon for Starkville High School soccer player Taylor Wise on Saturday.
After signing with Hinds Community College earlier in the day, Wise scored a pair of goals to lead the Yellowjackets to a 2-0 victory over Hernando in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs.