Archive - Sep 23, 2013
MATHISTON â€“ Football is often compared to a battle.
Teams arrive on the field ready to throw every ounce of energy it has at its opponent with the ultimate goal of victory in mind.
Over the last couple of years, East Webster has faced more than the challenges normally found on a football field.
COLUMBUS â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers showed their potential against Heritage Academy in the first inning and a half at the Propst Park softball complex Monday afternoon.
Starkville Academy used five hits to take a 4-0 lead and looked to be control in a loser's bracket game of the North AAA Tournament.
After aÂ solid performance against Troy that helped the team to 235 rushing yards, Mississippi State senior guard Gabe Jackson was selected as Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week.
Jackson helped the Bulldogs to a 62-7 win over the Trojans on Saturday night.
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Abraham Lincoln will be at Mississippi State today for a number of university-organized public programs.
Of course, the actual 16th U.S. chief executive who was assassinated in 1865 will be unable to make it, but his transcendent spirit should be well represented at a two-day special event.
Absentee voting for the Oktibbeha County prosecutor special election begins today.
The special election will be held on Nov. 5 to elect a county prosecutor after longtime prosecutor Roy Carpenter resigned in June.
Haley Brown, Brace Knox and Matt Wilson are running in Novemberâ€™s election.
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George Evans remembers when he and Ruth Morgan were children, back in the 1940s.
He said he had started shining shoes in his fatherâ€™s parlor at the age of eight, and Morganâ€™s father was a frequent customer of the parlor. He also remembers Morgan sitting on her fatherâ€™s knee. He said it was not the only memory they shared.