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February 2nd

SA girls beat Memphis HS

February 3, 2013

ECRU – Facing some of their stiffest competition of the season, the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers were able to establish a lead and never give it up in defeating Memphis Homeschool Educational School 82-77 at North Pontotoc on Saturday.

SUPER SUNDAY: MSU's all-time rusher ready for the big stage

February 3, 2013

Many young boys dream of getting an opportunity to play in a Super Bowl.

For Anthony Dixon, it will become a reality today when his San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, La.

Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and can be seen on CBS and WCBI locally.

Love takes center stage with night of ‘Sonnets’

February 3, 2013


The language of love written by William Shakespeare will be on display at Mississippi State University as Theatre MSU presents “Love Letters from Shakespeare: A Night of Music, Dance and Sonnets” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-16 on the McComas Hall main stage.

Memories of family hike, discovery of special sanctuary

February 3, 2013

I want to take you down memory lane with my family — Daddy, Mama, Johnny and me — deep into the woods of the National Noxubee Wildlife Refuge in the early 1950s which led us to the discovery of a very special sanctuary. One of our favorite things to do as a family was to take a long Sunday afternoon hike back down to the refuge.

The art of hiding imperfections

February 3, 2013

Deluded though I am, I fancy myself a master at concealing my imperfections to achieve the illusion that I’ve got my act together. Ha. Like people don’t know I draw on my eyebrows every morning before I go out to pick up the paper.

SCT’s ‘Fantasticks’ set to subvert expectations

February 3, 2013


The longest-running musical theatre production in history was not written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hammerstein or Gilbert and Sullivan.

SMITH COLUMN: Former Bulldogs make Super Bowl interesting

February 3, 2013

You can chose to focus on the Jim and John Harbaugh, the first two brothers to coach against each other in a Super Bowl.

You can look at Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens, who plays his last game in the National Football League today after announcing his retirement plans prior to the playoffs.

Chism: House action unlikely on gun bill

February 3, 2013


State Rep. Gary Chism says a bill that would provide handgun access to school superintendents is not likely to make it to the full Miss. House of Representatives for a vote.

Planned park group takes shape during Saturday meeting

February 3, 2013


The foundation of a board tasked with Unity Park monument nominations was developed when eight residents agreed Saturday to attend such future meetings.

District 5 Supervisor Joe Williams, who moderated yesterday’s park discussions, will propose the board’s formation 9 a.m. Monday at the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Supervisors revisiting tabled planning deal

February 3, 2013


Oktibbeha County Supervisors will once again revisit a potential comprehensive planning contract with the Oxford-based firm Slaughter and Associates 9 a.m. Monday at the county courthouse.

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