Archive - Aug 2012
Mrs. Carolyn Wynn-Hollingshed, 60, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Sand Creek Chapel M.B. Church with Rev. Larnzy Carpenter officiating.
Burial will follow in Rockhill Cemetery.
Mr. John Doss, 64, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at his home in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Beth-el M.B. Church with Rev. Lee Brand Jr. officiating.
Burial will follow at Beth-el Cemetery.
Visitation will be held noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.
West Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
By MATT CRANE
The empowering story of Wangari Maathai is capturing the attention of Starkville and Mississippi State University.
On Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Starkville Public Library, author and MSU English professor Michael Kardos will host a presentation and discussion on âUnbowed: A Memoirâ by Maathai, the fourth Maroon Edition book selection.
By CARL SMITH
With the right investments and commitments, Mississippi Manufacturers Association President and CEO Jay C. Moon says Mississippi can position itself to revitalize its manufacturing industry as costs continue to rise overseas.
By CARL SMITH
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is expected to take the final step necessary to update its county 911 emergency system by approving a software upgrade purchase for dispatchersâ computer systems at its 5:30 p.m. Monday meeting at the courthouse.
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
JACKSON â Mississippi has nonpartisan judicial elections in name, if not in practice.
Mississippi State is gearing up for the 2012 football season and with 13 days remaining before the opening kickoff, the Bulldogs announced the resignation of Angelo Mirando.
Mirando, who served as the MSU receivers coach last season, indicated personal reasons was the cause for his departure from the program.
The rains passed through the Starkville area on Saturday afternoon just in time for coach Dan Mullen and his Mississippi State Bulldogs to hold their final scrimmage of fall camp.
The end result was a satisfied head coach.
The Starkville Academy softball team had seen its share of losses this season, but Saturday they finally had something to celebrate.
The Lady Volunteers beat Washington School 5-4 in four innings in the 10th annual College Exposure Tournament at the Starkville Sportsplex for their first win.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers are using any type of tournament situation to their advantage this softball season.
With two games played at the 10th annual College Exposure Tournament, Starkville Academy saw it as an opportunity to keep building for the future.