September 10th, 2012
By STEVEN NALLEY
Within one year of starting her life in America, Meggan Franks saw the country at its best.
By CARL SMITH
Reported cases of human West Nile virus contraction have almost tripled last yearâs reported figures.
Monday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 26 new cases of the mosquito-borne virus, bringing the stateâs 2012 total to 140 cases and four confirmed deaths.
Since Dan Mullen took the job as head coach at Mississippi State, heâs waited for today to come. The day the Bulldogs have to deal with success.
During Mullenâs weekly address to the media on Monday, he explained the need for his team to be able to handle a situation it has never faced - learning how to play when youâre having success.
WEST POINT â The Mississippi State Lady Bulldog golf team remains in the hunt as it opens play in the Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational.
MSU fired a 297 during the first round which was good enough for fourth place after day one.
The 9-over par team total was the fifth-lowest open round ever for the Lady Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs opened Southeastern Conference play with a sound 28-10 defeat of the Auburn Tigers on Saturday.
On Sunday, MSU head coach Dan Mullen quickly addressed the win and moved on to Troy.
Mississippi Stateâs womenâs golf team opens the 2012-13 season today with the inaugural Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational.
When the ladies tee it up at Old Waverly Golf Club later today, it will mark the first time in the 33-year history of the program the Bulldogs will host a regular season event.
Mississippi State soccer coach Neil Macdonald was looking for a tight and physical match going into Southeastern Conference play this week.
He got one Sunday night against in-state opponent Southern Mississippi.
Sudduth Elementary School began its biannual Scholastic Book Fair in the school library Friday and will continue the fair Sept. 10-14 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with an open house from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 10.
Starkville Community Theater is dealing out its newest season with the premiere of âThe Octette Bridge Clubâ 7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Playhouse on Main.
Directed by Pattye Archer, the play focuses on family dynamics between eight sisters as they navigate through life and card games from 1934 to 1944.
District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard said he is developing a new plan to keep the county lake under local control and re-open it for area residents.