Archive - Nov 21, 2012
Mississippi State has found a good mix with its wide receivers this season.
Junior tailback LaDarius Perkins has proven that he can give junior quarterback Tyler Russell a good target in the passing game.
"He knows if he gets matched up on a linebacker, not to many linebackers in the SEC can cover him," Russell said. "I trust him to go up and make a play for me."
Before playing their arch-rival in the Battle for the Golden Egg on Saturday, the Mississippi State Bulldogs will take a little bit of a break from preparation today to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with family and teammates.
The West Point Green Wave have one more Class 5A, Region 2 team to go through if they are to realize their goal of playing for a state championship.
West Point (11-2) knocked off Canton 38-0 and Ridgeland 56-21 in the first two rounds of the Class 5A playoffs and make the trip to Starkville Friday night to face the rival Yellowjackets for the North State title at 7 p.m.
EUPORA â€“ As the Eupora Eagles line up against Bruce Friday night, they will be counting on the leadership of its senior athletes.
It will be a young sophomore guiding the Eagles at quarterback.
The business manager for Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President was placed on administrative leave after she was arrested and charged with embezzlement Friday.
Mr. Thomas E. Heflin, 61, died Nov. 17, 2012 at his residence in Maben.Â
There will be a private memorial service held at a later date.
He was a truck driver with Royal Trucking.
Mr. Homer Alvin "Al" Evans, 73, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 at Adaton Baptist Church in Starkville with Rev. Hal Shelby and Rev. Tom Daniel officiating and music provided by Brian dn Heidi Brasher.
Burial will follow in Antioch Methodist Church Cemetery in Ackerman.
Mrs. Easter Willie Patrick, 83, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 in Tupelo.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 at Second Baptist Church in Starkville with Rev. Joseph Stone officiating.
Burial will follow in Lindsey Chapel Cemetery in Starkville.
LOUISVILLE â€”Â Mrs. Debora Faye Collier Logan Lee, 61, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus.
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at New Prairie Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Sam Bonner Sr. officiating.
Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Annie Mae Morgan, 92, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church near Sturgis with Jeff Morgan and Gary Robertson officiating.
Burial will follow in Morgan Chapel Cemetery.