Archive - 2010
One major dilemma is facing Starkville officials as they prepare the municipal government budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year: Do they try to move forward with projects identified in their strategic plan or tow the line in keeping expenses down?
Thatâs something the full Board of Aldermen will have to weigh when it convenes for a budget work session in the coming weeks.
âšTUPELO â Harold Curtis Gordon, Sr., 79, died July 25, 2010, at the Golden Living Nursing Home after an extended illness.
HeÂ was born on March 10, 1931Â in Louisville to the late EstelÂ and Virginia Ruth Golden Gordon. Â He served in the United States Air Force, the United States Army, and the National Guard as a mechanic. He wasÂ a 100 percent Disabled American Veteran.
It's not only up to the coaches and players at this time of the year to get geared up for the football season.
Coaches' wives also have a responsibility to get prepared for what's to come.
"It's game time," said Megan Mullen, the wife of Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen, at the Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday.
Megan began to feel the craziness which is "the preseason" in college football a couple of weeks ago.
HATTIESBURG â Paige Watson, representing Starkville/Oktibbeha County, met with Dr. Martha Saunders, President of the University of Southern Mississippi, during the MissHospitality Welcome Party held at the presidentâs home on Monday, July 26th. She was one of 29 contestants who are taking part in the 61st Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant, July 25th â July 31st at the Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg.
Choctaw is pronounced, chata. We have a prominent Choctaw Indian tribe who live on the Choctaw Indian Reservation near Philadelphia.
Mashulaville, Mississippi is between Macon, and Philadelphia. If you went to Macon, which is closer to Starkville, you would go West and then turn South.
Mashulaville is a tiny spot or very small community in our wonderful state of Mississippi.
The Choctaw Indian tribe is a member of a Muskogean people originally inhabiting Mississippi and Alabama.
A visit to The Little Dooey is more than a place to get great barbecue, it is an event.
And the state of Mississippi would agree. The Little Dooey in Starkville was listed in third place for Best Barbeque in the recent Best of Mississippi readership poll, in the July/August issue of Mississippi Magazine. The Little Dooey is one of seven Starkville restaurants receiving placement in the poll.
âWe would like to say thank you to our loyal customers and dedicated staff for making us THE Best barbeque place in Mississippi,â said Lauren Carmichael of The Little Dooey.
As most of you know, Colonel Rebel has been issued his pink slip from the Ole Miss Rebel sports program up in Oxford, and the powers that be are searching for a replacement.
After reading the list of finalists, I had to stop and scratch my head. What are they smoking up there? The finalists are: a horse, a lion, a bear, a shark, and two Muppet like characters called Hotty and Toddy.
More than 13,000 students and alums voted in a poll, and one of these five will become the new Ole Miss Rebel mascot.
Fellowship Baptist Church in Bellefontaine, 7 miles north of Eupora, is where I am serving as the interim pastor. Celebrating our 175th anniversary, the church asked me to write some of its history.
What if someone could break into your dreams and take over your thoughts?
Thatâs the premise of the âInception,â a smart and often spectacular new sci-fi psycho-drama starring Leonardi DiCaprio as a specially trained corporate-espionage hacker with a knack for sneaking into someoneâs sleeping mind---and then stealing their deepest, most guarded secrets.
Festival of Trees 2010 is scheduled for November 12 â 19 at the Palmeiro Center on the campus of Mississippi State University.
Some of this yearâs events will include: Preview Party, Ladies Night, Cookies with Santa, and the Holiday Party.
This year event organizers will also be offering ticket packages: Girls Night Out Package includes one Ladies Night ticket, one preview party ticket and one Holiday Party ticket for $75, Date Night package includes two preview party tickets and two Holiday Party tickets $ 115.