Archive - Aug 2013
Starkville optometrist Amy Crigler says there are three times children should get their eyes examined before they start school: once right before they start, once when they are 3 years old and once between the ages of six and 12 months.
For many college students, mealtime involves university dining halls or something equivalent to Ramen noodles, but Michelle Tehan, âthe biscuit lady,â is trying to change that.
Dovie Thomas Reed, 95, passed away on August 27, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. She was an Avon representative and member of Clear Springs Primitive Baptist Church.Â She enjoyed quilting, sewing and crafts.Â
It will be baptism by fire for the Mississippi State secondary come Saturday.
The Bulldogs open the season against one of the better offenses in the country in No. 13 (Associated Press) Oklahoma State in Houston, Texas.
MSU lost several members of it's secondary from last year's squad including cornerbacks Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay.
Most high school football programs don't shy away from scheduling tough non-division action early in the season.
Oxford is one of those places.
The first four games for the Chargers are against Jackson Prep, Starkville, East Side and Lafayette.
It's the hope of Oxford head coach Johnny Hill that schedule will toughen up his squad.
East Rankin Academy coach Matt Butts used one word to describe last Friday's 27-14 loss to Central Hinds Academy.
"Terrible," Butts said. "(It was) absolutely, positively terrible. We turned the football over three times and the defense did not play well at all. We just played terrible."
East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens could certainly find a reason to be distracted if he wanted to be.
When the Lions travel to Pearl River Community College tonight to open the season, Stephens will be returning to a place where he was a two-year letterman on the offensive line (1987-88).
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University and city officials are making progress on implementing a new mass-transit system for Starkville.
Saturday afternoon brought a storm with it â a sudden torrent that emptied itself in about an hour and left downtown Starkville bathed in humid air and pale, pink twilight.