Archive - Jan 2013
JACKSON â€” An ice storm warning was out for much of the Mississippi Delta until 6 p.m. Tuesday as motorists were being warned of continuing icy conditions on roads and bridges â€” a warning that extended into northeastern counties.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider hiring a part-time parking enforcement officer during its 5:30 p.m. recess meeting tonight at City Hall.
Approval of the position would require appropriation of additional funds to supplement Starkville Police Departmentâ€™s budget. Funding for the temporary position would not exceed $11,000 for the 2013 fiscal year.
Before Jonathan B. Jarvis became director of the National Park Service, Walter Diehl knew him as a classmate and fraternity brother.
Diehl, now associate dean of Mississippi State Universityâ€™s College of Arts and Sciences, said he and Jarvis were both biology majors at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., and they were both part of the Sigma Chi fraternity.
Mayor Parker Wiseman officially started his re-election campaign Monday in an announcement at Starkville Community Market.
Voters across a four-county area will decide Miss. Senateâ€™s District 16 successor during todayâ€™s special election.
Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Two candidates from West Point, Independent Kenny Fowler and Democrat Angela Turner-Lairy, qualified for the special election after former state Sen. Bennie Turner died in November. He was 64.
It's hard to believe that Craig Sword played on a sprained ankle on Saturday, especially with the way he played.
The Mississippi State freshman guard played against Georgia with the injury that he suffered against South Carolina last Wednesday.
Many people might find it hard to believe that the Mississippi State men's basketball team is 2-0 in Southeastern Conference play.
The Bulldogs ended non-conference play with a 5-7 record, but have managed to win their first two games of the conference slate.
MSU beat South Carolina 56-54 at home to open conference play and followed that up with a 72-61 win over Georgia on the road.
Mr. Alfred B. Jackson of Sturgis, 83, died Saturday, Jan.12, 2013 at University Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville with Rev. Phil Fancher, Rev. Wilburn Hill and Rev. Danny Hill officiating.
Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Sturgis.
WEST POINT â€” Mr. Joey Perry, 55, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with Rev. Kirby Loyd officiating.
Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at Calvert Funeral Home.
Mrs. Joan Oâ€™Brian Wiggins, 82, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at Starkville Manor.Â Â
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at Center Grove Baptist Chruch with Brother Joel Hudson officiating.
Burial will follow in Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at the church prior to services.