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Summit speakers discuss need for group teamwork

September 27, 2012


Community leaders met Wednesday at OCH Regional Medical Center to discuss the importance of collaboration as a means of improving economic development in Starkville through improving the city’s quality of life.

Mayhew Mission picnic to celebrate past

September 27, 2012


Starkville residents will have the chance to discover their city’s roots as the 175th Birthday Committee hosts “A Mayhew Mission Picnic” Friday.

Participants are asked to meet at the Starkville Public Library at 5:30 p.m. to begin carpooling to the site of the Mayhew Mission, and are encouraged to bring chairs and a picnic dinner.

Fall practice starts today for baseball Bulldogs

September 27, 2012

Baseball is different at Mississippi State.

It is not just something Bulldog fans watch until the next football season. It is more. Baseball is important.

Today, MSU opens its 45 days of fall baseball with a scrimmage at Dudy Noble Field at 4 p.m.

Lady Wolverines win division softball crown

September 27, 2012

EUPORA – In Lee Berryhill's first season, the East Webster slowpitch softball team greeted him with a Class 2A, Region 5, District 4 championship.

The Lady Wolverines took care of business and beat Eupora 7-2 Thursday to ensure the title.

OCSD superintendent, board dismissed

September 27, 2012

The Mississippi Board of Education has voted to ask Gov.

BREAKING: MDE release: Board asks for emergency declaration for county schools

September 27, 2012

JACKSON, MISS — The Mississippi Board of Education (MBE) determined that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Oktibbeha County School District. Acting on a recommendation from the Mississippi Commission on School Accreditation, the MBE voted unanimously to ask Gov. Phil Bryant to declare a state of emergency for the school district.

Michael Montgomery

September 27, 2012

Mr. Michael Ross Montgomery, 40, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 in Starkville. 

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Linhares officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oddfellows Cemetery.
Visitation will be held noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.

Laura Bishop

September 27, 2012

Mrs. Laura Harpole Bishop, 91, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Whitfield Nursing Home in Corinth.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at Double Springs Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Smith officiating.
Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home in Maben.
Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Paul Jacob

September 27, 2012

Mr. Paul B. Jacob, 90, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012  in Meridian.

Funeral services will held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Starkville with Rev. Clifton Curtis officiating.
Visitation will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 preceding the service.
Welch Funeral Home in Starkville is in charge of arrangements.

Blanche Allen

September 27, 2012

EUPORA — Mrs. Blanche Doler Allen, 94, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at the North Mississippi Medical Center Long Term Care Unit in Eupora.

Funeral Services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Old Bethany Cemetery in Webster County.
Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at the funeral home.

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