Archive - Aug 2012
Mrs. Frances Sherman, 66, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 at Peter's Rock Church of God in Christ with Rev. Sam Bonner officiating.
Burial will follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 1-6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 with family hour being held 6-7 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Emma Lee Hendrix, 90, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 in Meridian.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at Zion Cypress United Methodist Church with Rev. Willie Hendrix officiating.
Burial will follow at Zion Cypress Cemetery.
Visitation will be held noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.
By MARIAH SMITH
There is just no escaping technology these days. As I entered a new, swanky restaurant on one of my travels, I saw the host tapping away on his iPad. He explained there would be a 15-minute wait and asked for my cell phone number. This particular restaurant has joined a growing number of businesses replacing their pager systems with text messaging.
By MATT CRANE
The Health Education and Wellness department at Mississippi State University is helping members of both campus and community jump start a healthier lifestyle.
By MICHAEL WARDLAW
Mississippi State University released correspondence Tuesday detailing the schoolâs efforts to disassociate an unnamed booster who had âimpermissible contactâ with a prospective student athlete.
Last week, the university announced it was cooperating with the NCAA while it investigated the school for a ârecruiting irregularity.â
By CARL SMITH
After selling a school-record 44,212 season tickets, Mississippi State University officials have a measurable indicator of interest in the schoolâs football program. Now, thousands of football fans have a one-stop source for any and all information associated with MSUâs seven home games.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Prices at Starkville pumps have jumped over the past few days after Hurricane Isaacâs arrival caused pipeline and refinery closures on the Gulf Coast.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Tupelo NBC affiliate WTVA announced in a press release Tuesday that it has entered into an affiliation agreement with the ABC Television Network, meaning there will be no interruption in ABC programming for viewers in the Starkville area despite outgoing ABC affiliate WKDH discontinuing broadcasting at 11:59 p.m. Aug. 31.