August 3rd, 2012
By SHEENA BAKER
The July 2012 term of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court concluded Thursday with several criminal offenders pleading guilty to their charge and many cases rescheduled to be heard during the next term of court in October. The following is a recap of cases that became before the court during the July term:
- Tony Davis, charged with rape, continued
The Mississippi State offensive line has been one group that continues to draw question marks as fall camp opens.
With returning starters Gabe Jackson and Dillon Day, the Bulldogs have a talented young group to serve as the strong point up front. With the return of Tobias Smith from injury, MSU has some experience to build around up front.
From staff and wire reports
PHILADELPHIA â€” Republican Gov. Phil Bryant took center stage under the old oaks of surrounding the Founderâ€™s Square Pavilion at the Neshoba County Fair and repeated his call for merit pay for teachers, opposition to expansion of the Medicaid program under the Obama health care reforms, and the need for continued caution in state budgeting and spending.
Football is officially here.
Coach Dan Mullen and the Mississippi State Bulldogs opened fall camp on Thursday afternoon and it didnâ€™t come a moment too soon.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Early in his address at the Starkville School Districtâ€™s teacher convocation, Lewis Holloway quoted a newspaper advertisement he said Irish adventurer Ernest Shackleton placed in London papers for an expedition across the Antarctic continent on foot:
By NATHAN GREGORY
Starkville residents who live in floodplains will soon have some help with their insurance rates as a result of the city being accepted into the National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System.
Starkville Academy entered Thursday afternoon with a lot of confidence and a chance to grab the first win of the season.
The Lady Volunteers came unraveled in the latter innings and fell to Central Academy 12-1 in five innings at Lady Volunteer Field.
The Lady Vikings scored two in the top of the first aided by Sadie Lindsey's infield RBI single.
The Starkville High School volleyball team opens the season at the Set It Off Challenge Friday and Saturday in Jackson.
However, head coach Lauren Love will not be making the trip.
After having a baby last Friday, Love has to stay behind as the Lady Yellowjackets begin competition.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Two gravel roads on property annexed by the city of Starkville in 1998 are receiving a much needed facelift.
The city has contracted Okalona-based Ausbern Construction Company to put a cement surface on the remaining unpaved portion of Greta Lane in its entirety as well as several sections of Collier Road.
By MATT CRANE
Starkville residents interested in a different dining experience this weekend can look no further than its very own Veranda.
On Saturday, The Veranda will host a specialized five-course menu and wine tasting event beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are still available for $65 which includes tax and gratuity.