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August 20th

Carolyn Wynn-Hollingshed

August 20, 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.

John Doss

August 20, 2012

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.

August 19th

Starkville Reads presents ‘Unbowed’ with Kardos

August 19, 2012


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 “Unbowed: A Memoir” by Maathai, the fourth Maroon Edition book selection.

Moon: US close to manufacturing renaissance

August 19, 2012


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.

Board to consider software upgrade for 911 computers

August 19, 2012


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 dispatchers’ computer systems at its 5:30 p.m. Monday meeting at the courthouse.

Parties involved in nonpartisan races

August 19, 2012

Associated Press

JACKSON — Mississippi has nonpartisan judicial elections in name, if not in practice.

BREAKING NEWS: MSU announces Mirando resigns

August 19, 2012

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.

August 18th

Mullen satisfied with Bulldogs in final scrimmage

August 18, 2012

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.

Softball win excites Lady Vols: Starkville Academy edges Washington

August 18, 2012

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.

Lady Vols use tourney to develop experience

August 18, 2012

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.

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