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September 15th, 2012

Bucket lists change as time passes

September 16, 2012

Life is like a roll of toilet paper.  The closer to the end you get, the faster it goes. 

This was a milestone year for the Class of ’65 and we had planned to milk it for all it was worth. Like Sleeping Beauty, we must have fallen asleep somewhere around Valentines Day and Prince Charming is out on a date with a 30-something year old, leaving us to snooze.

Plentiful, available food supply remains key to global stability

September 16, 2012

By Mark Keenum
Guest Columnist

Mississippi State University this week hosted an international conference on “Food Security for the Future.” In our complex, rapidly changing world beset by hundreds of daunting challenges, none is bigger, more important or more fundamental than the task of feeding all the inhabitants of our planet in years to come.

MSU topples Troy: Bulldogs escape with 30-24 win

September 16, 2012

TROY, Ala. – The Mississippi State Bulldogs passed their first road test of the season Saturday night.

Even though it was much tougher than expected, the Bulldogs did escape Troy with a 30-24 win to improve to 3-0 for the season for the first time since 1999.

Cole to discuss county’s history

September 16, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Jimmy Cole is shining a present-day light on the unusual history of Oktibbeha County’s past.

At 7 p.m Wednesday at the Starkville Public Library, Cole will present “The Strange Things of Oktibbeha County” as a part of the continuing speaker series honoring Starkville’s year-long 175th birthday celebration.

Louisville work to conclude at end of October

September 16, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Motorists who frequent Louisville Street can expect to see construction to continue through the end of October, but the most difficult portions of the project have been completed, City Engineer Edward Kemp said.

SHS teams place second at hosted cross country meet

September 16, 2012

Kate Mattox may be young, but that hasn't stopped her from competing against high school runners on the various cross country courses around the state.

On Saturday, the 8th grader Mattox finished first with a time of 14:52 at the Mississippi Horse Park just outside of Starkville on the Mississippi State course.

September 14th

Volunteers win big in conference play

September 15, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers didn't leave many doubts early that they would be improving their record to 3-2 for the season.

Starkville Academy scored early and often as it crushed Hillcrest Christian Academy 42-0 to open conference play.

East Oktibbeha defeats Ethel

September 15, 2012

CRAWFORD – The East Oktibbeha High School Titans and the Ethel High School Tigers were teams fighting for their first win in the region this season.

The game was pivotal for the Titans, as this was the home opener of the 2012 football season. East Oktibbeha coach Randy Brooks talked with his players before the game to express the importance of this game.

East Webster back to its winning ways

September 15, 2012

MABEN – Deangelo Liggins rushed for 68 yards on 10 carries and scored two touchdowns as the East Webster Wolverines got back on the winning track with a 35-0 victory against Walnut at home Friday night.

With the victory, the Wolverines improved their record to 4-1 this season.

Liggins had touchdown runs of 1 and 14 yards, while also tossing a 42-yard scoring pass to Tyler Doss.

Lampkin delivers in Timberwolves victory

September 15, 2012

MABEN – Tiberias Lampkin was ready to carry the West Oktibbeha football team this week.

When it came game time, Lampkin delivered.

He scored six touchdowns and the Timberwolves beat Nanih Waiya 52-21 Friday night at L.M. Hamberlin Field.

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