Archive - 2013
As Starkville marks the third year of its recycling program, Sanitation and Environmental Services Director Emma Gandy said she is encouraged by the number of residents who are signed up for curbside pickup and hopes to see that number grow, but more participation means more money spent on carrying it away, which eats more and more of an already slim department budget.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team ranked last in the Southeastern Conference in scoring offense at 60.5 points going into Sunday's matchup against South Carolina.
The 46 points put up by the Bulldogs against the Gamecocks won't help that standing.
MSU lost a 60-46 decision at Humphrey Coliseum and fell to 0-2 in the league.
I am very delighted and happy to share with you one of my very favorite portraits. The medium I used was water color on a 14 inch by 20 inch hard water color board. I hope that you will love this painting and story as much as I loved having the honor of presenting it to you today.
By MATT CRANE
Members of the Golden Triangle Quilters Guild are looking to inspire other community members to join in on its enjoyable, textile art form.
Guild Vice President Luanne Blankenship said she has been with the guild for over four years since moving to Starkville.
I didnâ€™t go to a wild party on New Years Eve or ring in the new year with fireworks and champagne.
Nor was I able to stay up to see the ball drop on Times Square at midnight. Instead, I stayed home and dosed in and out of consciousness during a "Matlock" marathon.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Multiple Starkville retailers are reporting strong returns from this yearâ€™s holiday shopping season, pointing to more citizens who keep their holiday shopping local and strong local advertising efforts as the catalysts.
By MATT CRANE
Mississippi State University continues to make health a top priority for its students, faculty and staff as free health screenings begin Monday as a part its the MSU on the Move program.
The program is funded by a grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation.
By CARL SMITH
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will hear a tax abatement request from a representative of Main Street Forest Products at its 9 a.m. Monday meeting at the county courthouse.
By CARL SMITH
Mississippi Department of Education officials say the state school system is reviewing safety procedures following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December.
Mississippi State's football season started so promising, but when all was said and done it was a tailspin.
The Bulldogs opened the season 7-0 with victories over Southeastern Conference opponents Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.