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November 7th

JC Colvin

November 7, 2013

JC Colvin, 72,  died November 3, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Chapel, Starkville, MS.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, November 8, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
Burial will follow at Public Cemetery of Starkville, Mississippi.

Richard Henderson Josey

November 7, 2013

Funeral services for Richard Henderson Josey will be held Saturday, November 9, at 2:00 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be at Adaton Methodist Church Cemetery.  Reverend Paul Nasekos will officiate.  Visitation will precede the funeral on Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home. 

Rose Woods Powers

November 7, 2013

Rose Woods Powers, 83, died November 7, 2013.  Funeral services will be 2:30 today at First Baptist Church.  Visitation will begin at 1 pm prior to the service at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington.  Interment will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Public school hearing today

November 7, 2013

The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure will host a second public hearing at 6 p.m. tonight at the Greensboro Center.

Twitter town hall draws 52 tweeters

November 7, 2013

Parents for Public Schools Starkville and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership hosted a Twitter town hall meeting Wednesday evening that saw more than 52 individual contributors participate in a conversation that could have reached more than 28,000 accounts.

PPS Starkville President Michelle Jones called the town hall, which was the first the group hosted, a success.

Online dating has become less taboo

November 7, 2013

It was all happenstance when Amy Duclos decided to get on Internet Relay Chat (IRC), a chat forum created for Microsoft Windows. She and one of her brothers were making fun of a strange screename, ssoul, on the site.

She wasn’t interested in finding a boyfriend, or even a date. But, she began chatting with ssoul, and 18 years later, they’re still chatting.

Maben gets extra $150K in road grant

November 7, 2013

The Mississippi Development Authority has awarded the city of Maben an extra $150,000 to finish paving and widening Maben Industrial Park Road.

Strings for Food to benefit Starkville

November 7, 2013

Backstage Music will call on its patrons and others in Starkville for help on Nov. 16 in an effort to gather food for local food pantries.

Allen McBroom, a partner at Backstage Music, said the store would participate in Strings for Food, a nationwide effort on the part of independent music store owners to raise food for local pantries that are hit hard during the holiday season.

November 6th

Peeples gives Vols solid play

November 7, 2013

As a young child, Hunter Peeples admired the older guys in letterman jackets that entertained crowds each Friday night on the football field.
Flash forward a few years and as a two-year starter for Starkville Academy, Peeples is the guy little boys look up to.

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Arrows have hard time hitting mark

November 7, 2013

The Clinton Arrows have had a difficult time hitting the mark in most games this season.
In the mind of head coach Judd Boswell, the Arrows have a young team that's getting better.
"In 6A football, when you have seven freshmen that start for you, it's a big adjustment," Boswell said.

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