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December 3rd

Louise Faust

December 3, 2012

Mrs. Louise Phillips Gray Faust of Columbus, 83, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at Fairview Baptist Church in Columbus with Rev. Mickey Dalrymple and Rev. Sammy Crawford officiating.
Graveside services will follow at 3:30 p.m. in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Starkville.

Rheta Coleman

December 3, 2012

Mrs. Rheta Jean Coleman, 78, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Columbus with Rev. William Richardson officiating.
Burial will follow in Sixteenth Section Cemetery.

1-car accident on Sturgis Maben Road claims life

December 3, 2012

County officials confirmed a one-car accident claimed the life of an Oktibbeha County woman this morning on Sturgis Maben Road.

December 2nd

MSU to face Northwestern in Jan. 1 Gator Bowl

December 2, 2012


Coach Dan Mullen believed that success could be accomplished in Starkville when he took over the Mississippi State football program.

For only the second time in school history, the Bulldogs are going to three consecutive bowl games.

Gunnoe crowned Mrs. Mississippi America

December 2, 2012


Mississippi State University student Sagen Gunnoe was crowned the 2013 Mrs. Mississippi America on Nov. 11 at the Millennium Theater inside the Goldstrike Casino Resort in Tunica.

Gunnoe, a second-year veterinary student at MSU, came to Starkville in 2007 with her husband Lacy to pursue her dream of working with animals.

County schools to discuss policies, codes, discipline

December 2, 2012


The Oktibbeha County School District’s leadership will discuss school district codes, policies, discipline and other items at the district’s regular monthly meeting at noon Tuesday in the district’s offices.

Sen. Turner earned bipartisan respect

December 2, 2012

Associated Press

JACKSON — Current and former Mississippi lawmakers, across party lines, are mourning the death of longtime Democratic Sen. Bennie Turner of West Point, who died Nov. 27. He was 64.

Maben man charged with stabbing pregnant woman

December 2, 2012

A Maben man is in custody at Oktibbeha County Jail after officials say he allegedly stabbed a pregnant family member of his girlfriend multiple times Sunday morning.

John Jones, 30, of 110 Sanders Trailer Park Road, is in custody after he was charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

Holiday concert set for Tuesday

December 2, 2012


The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra is ready to bring the Christmas spirit to Golden Triangle residents with its annual Criss Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Starkville.

December 1st

Santa Claus is dressed in red and white

December 2, 2012


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