Archive - Jan 2013
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.
Starkville Academy soccer coach Robert Gardner was looking for a complete match from his squad.
He saw that on Saturday.
The Volunteers were able to do something they had never done in beating Presbyterian Christian School 2-0 at the Starkville Sportplex soccer field.
Gardner was pleased with the way his players worked together to accomplish the desired result.
It was quite a day of soccer in Starkville on Saturday.
Three high school matches, three wins and all by the same 2-0 score.
Call it the day of the Starkville shutout trifecta.
It has been tough sledding for the Mississippi State men's basketball team since opening up 2-0 in the Southeastern Conference.
The Bulldogs dropped their fourth-straight conference contest Saturday night.
MSU (7-11, 2-4) fell to the No. 7 (Associated Press) Florida Gators (16-2, 6-0) 82-47 inside Humphrey Coliseum.