Archive - Jan 2013
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.
Celia Robson, 91, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 in Starkville.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan.13, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church in Starkville.
Mrs. Laura Virginia Rutledge, 79, died Thursday, Jan.10, 2013.Â
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.
A private burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at Welch Funeral Home prior to services.
Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.
Famed violinist Charles Auguste de BĂ©riot once called the violin "the king of instruments" because he believed a violin player's goal is "to imitate the accents of the human voice." Shandy Phillips says there is another reason the violin holds this title: It is one of the most difficult instruments to learn to play.
Most of the animals in Mississippi animal shelters never find a home.
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission deferred its decision Tuesday concerning the proposed First Baptist Church master plan to its February meeting to ensure that the corresponding public hearing is in compliance with city standards.
Gabe Jackson and Johnthan Banks have a good amount in common and are different in some ways.
Jackson and Banks both decided to come back to Mississippi State for their senior years. Banks, who just finished his senior year, flirted with the NFL before returning to Starkville. Jackson will be going into his senior year and had a same experience with the NFL.
Sam Cooke once sang â€śa change is gonna come.â€ť
While Cookeâ€™s song was written many years ago and has no relation to East Oktibbeha, its reference to hard times and overcoming certainly fits the current climate at the school.
Facing accreditation issues, the school is not only undergoing changes academically, but changes are taking place athletically as well.
Iâ€™m again sharing with you another painting and story about Catherine Yeates, my baby nurse. I captured Catherine slowly strolling along Greensboro Street on the very last day of Aug. 31, 1984. Glance quickly at the entire painting, and feel the humid, sweltering and almost unbearable heat in the hottest month of the entire year in Mississippi.