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January 8th

Turnovers cost Yellowjackets in a 54-51 loss

January 9, 2013

The Starkville High School boys' basketball team gave itself plenty of opportunities to win, but when it was all said and done, it didn't capitalize.

The Yellowjackets dropped a 54-51 final to Aberdeen inside the Beehive.

"We had too many turnovers," SHS head coach Greg Carter said.

The Jackets turned the ball over 16 times, but shot 55 percent from the field.

East Webster sweeps Ackerman teams

January 9, 2013

MATHISTON – The familiarity of playing a rivals proved beneficial for the East Webster Lady Wolverines Tuesday night.

The Lady Wolverines were able to pick up a 48-26 victory over the Ackerman Lady Indians at its home court at the former Wood Junior College gymnasium.

MSU, South Carolina face off with two of SEC's new coaches

January 9, 2013

In Rick Ray's first year as the head coach of the Mississippi State basketball team, he hasn't caught many breaks.

There have been injuries, players suspended and a loss to a Southwestern Athletic Conference school.

MSU sophomore James earns minutes with play

January 9, 2013

Mississippi State's Jerica James is beginning to get the point.

The sophomore earned her sixth start of the season, the first in Southeastern Conference play for the Bulldogs and played 36 minutes in a 60-46 loss to South Carolina last Sunday.

Maynard qualifies for Ward 5 alderman race

January 9, 2013


Mississippi State University Career Center Director Scott Maynard announced Tuesday he will run as a Republican for Ward 5’s alderman seat in this year’s municipal election.

Oktibbeha Coroner Hunt pleads guilty to Nov. DUI charge

January 9, 2013


Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt pleaded guilty Tuesday to one charge of driving under the influence in Lowndes County Justice Court.

Hunt, 46, was arrested Nov. 8 in Columbus and charged with his first DUI and careless driving.

He was not in a county owned vehicle at the time of his arrest.

Sturgis rally talks begin in confusion

January 9, 2013


The Sturgis Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday to hold a workshop Feb. 12 to develop a counterproposal to the Sturgis South Bike Rally Board’s 2013 motorcycle rally proposal, with an alderman liaison set to ask the rally board to meet jointly with the aldermen once the counterproposal is ready.

SSD sets election date, removes CTE requirement

January 9, 2013


A school board election will be held noon to 5 p.m. March 2 to choose a candidate to represent the portion of Starkville School District which lies outside city limits but within the school system’s borders.

Sparrow offers different spin on classic winter dish

January 8, 2013


With the winter months still ahead, Mississippi State University graduate student Kent Sparrow is putting a new twist on a classic cold-weather dish: chili.

Growing up with a family dedicated to good food, Sparrow said he discovered this recipe last year.

Part 2: holiday food highlights

January 8, 2013


The Reed Family Holiday Hootenannie was a long one this year. (That may not be how you spell hootenannie, but since we had a Nannie with us, that’s what I’m going with.) 

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