Archive - 2013
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
JACKSON (AP) â€” Another medical group is asking Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to expand Medicaid, but his spokesman says the Republican remains firmly opposed.
From staff reports
Fire damaged a Maben home Thursday morning, according to Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Starkville School District integrated the prospect of consolidation with Oktibbeha County School District into its second of four strategic planning meetings Thursday at Hilton Garden Inn while also identifying priorities, goals and values.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett is calling for the board of supervisors to consider adopting an ordinance that requires door-to-door salespeople to have a permit confirming the legitimacy of their business.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Ricky Tate has retired from Mississippi State University, but that hasnâ€™t stopped him from taking up a private plumbing business with his brother, Kevin Tate. The price of gasoline, however, is slowing him down.
â€śItâ€™s hard to get people to put up extra money for gas,â€ť Ricky said. â€śThat often ends up coming out of our own pocket.â€ť
The Mississippi State Bulldogs played well in the first half of Thursday's women's basketball game against Alabama.
As good as MSU looked in the first half and leading by 10 points at the break, head coach Vic Schaefer couldn't help but feel it could be even better.
Schaefer had that same feeling at Ole Miss two weeks ago.
The Mississippi State baseball team will meet a very familiar foe this weekend.
The No. 12 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs host the inaugural Diamond Classic presented by Polk's Meat Products this weekend and one of those opponents will be Samford, which ended MSU's season in 2012.
State (5-0) plays the defending Big Ten Conference Champion Purdue (2-2) today and Saturday at 6 p.m.
FOREST- Playing against a Dandy Dozen is never easy and on Thursday East Webster found out just how hard that can be
Tipping off against Scott Central which features Victoria Vivians, the Lady Wolverines dropped a 49-36 contest to bring the 2012-2013 campaign to an end.
Starkville Highâ€™s bowling team has been quite busy in the last few weeks.
Including winning the Region 2 championship in Tupelo, the Yellowjackets have played multiple practice games in preparation for the next leg of their journey.
A trip to Flowood is up next for the team to compete in the State Tournament.
Mrs. Mary Barwick Downey, 80, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at Shoals Hospital in Muscle Shoals, Ala.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Starkville with Rev. David Shumaker and Rev. Tom Woodard officiating.
Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery.