Archive - Dec 2013
Giles Willard Robbins, age 86 of Maben, MS (formerly of Brilliant, AL), passed away Wednesday, December 25, at Oktibbehah County Hospital in Starkville.
Annie Lou Stallings, 83,Â diedÂ December 18, 2013 in Columbus, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 28,Â 2013 @ Oakland Missionary Baptist Church, Crawford, Mississippi with Pastor Sammie White, officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 27, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
Amers Robinson, 78,Â diedÂ December 21, 2013 in Columbus, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 27,Â 2013 @ First Baptist Longview Church, Starkville, MSÂ with Pastor Larnzy Carpenter, Jr.,Â officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Thursday,Â December 26, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
James Norris Rieves, 80,Â diedÂ December 22, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 27,Â 2013 @ New Prairie Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, MSÂ with Pastor Sam Bonner, officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
Normally when teams from across the nation descend on Humphrey Coliseum it is on the collegiate level.
This week things are a bit different as Starkville High School hosts the Travis Outlaw Slam Dunk at the Hump featuring teams from across the Southeast and even one team from Pennsylvania.
Mississippi State spent all of last week getting prepared for its last and final game of the season.
The roll into Memphis, Tenn., today in advance of the New Year's Eve AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
The Bulldogs (6-6) will play Conference USA champion Rice (10-3) on Tuesday.Â
Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN.
There's one observation that sticks out to people when they watch the Mississippi State basketball team.
That is that Craig Sword is really good.
The Bulldog sophomore guard has really put his name on the map in his second year wearing the maroon and white.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada â€“ A blistering first-half shooting performance by UNLV did in the Mississippi State menâ€™s basketball team Monday night.
Playing its final game before the Christmas break, MSU allowed nine first-half 3-point baskets and never recovered, falling 82-66 to UNLV in the championship game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic at Orleans Arena.
John C. (J.C.) Collier, Sr., a carpenter and sheetrock hanger for forty-six years, passed away Sunday December 22, 2013 at the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Collier was born December 16, 1924 in Choctaw County, MS. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in WWII.