Archive - Oct 2012
By RUTH MORGAN
For Starkville Daily News
By GARY BACHMAN
A sure sign that the garden season is changing from the warm summer to the cooler fall is the many colorful mums on display in garden centers across the state.
By DON VAUGHAN
The Enlightenment, also known as the Age of Reason, began in the seventeenth century and lasted for nearly 200 years. Relying on the scientific method of experimentation and observation, its leaders included Rene Descartes, Denis Diderot, Jean Jacques Rousseau, John Locke, and Francois-Marie Arouet. Using reason was the best method of learning truth.
Dr. and Mrs. William M. Bost Sr. celebrated 70 years of marriage Saturday, October 27, 2012. The Bosts have 7 children, 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Richardson Jr. celebrated 60 years of marriage Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012.
Florence May Leonard of Dawson, Pa. and Gerald Allen Richardson Jr. of Drew met in Washington D.C. They married in Dawson, Pa. on Oct. 25, 1952, by renewing their vows during an afternoon Mass at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Starkville. Two of their four children were in attendance.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Burnett of Starkville, Mississippi are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Elyse Ferguson to Mr. Jeremy Thomas Vaughan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Vaughan, of Starkville.Â
Miss Ferguson is also the daughter of the late Jeffrey Scott Ferguson, M. D. ofÂ Kosciusko.Â
Justin and Aimee Harris announce the birth of their daughter, Verity Louise Harris, on Sept. 7, 2012 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham, Ala. She weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Dan and Melody Cochran of Starkville. Paternal grandparents are Doug and Betsy Harris of Baxley, Ga.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. â€“ The Mississippi State Bulldogs came to Alabama with a lot of confidence and support behind them.
The Alabama Crimson Tide had a little confidence and support of their own with 101,821 in Bryant-Denny Stadium.
By the time the night ended, the No. 13 (Associated Press) Bulldogs could not overcome the No. 1 Tide and fell 38-7.
By EMILY JONES
Iâ€™ve been flying solo for a while now, and unfortunately Iâ€™ve become comfortable in my sloth.
Housework and I have never been good friends. Besides, I subscribe to the theory that a house truly becomes a home when you can write â€śI Love Youâ€ť on the furniture.
By MATT CRANE
In continuing its year-long celebration, the Starkville 175th birthday committee released a special calendar for 2013 titled "Starkville: Then and Now."
The calendar, on sale for $10 at various businesses around Starkville, provides detailed historical facts about the city accompanied by photographs from 1900-2012.