Archive - Jan 2013
By MATT CRANE
From March 18-24, Starkville residents and visitors will have the opportunity to mix good food and a great cause as the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau hosts the first Starkville Restaurant Week benefitting a local charity.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Nine-year-old Mason Smith caught one of NASAâ€™s top engineers off guard.
By MATT CRANE
Last week, I endured a three-day detox cleanse and â€” thankfully â€” dear readers, I have lived to tell the tale.
By JAY REED
The end of January can mean many things. Next week is the Super Bowl, the official sad end of football season. If today we are wearing shorts outside, tomorrow we are sledding. And New Yearâ€™s resolutions are drawing to a close.
I wonder why so many resolutions bite the dust so early? Ponder with me.Â
Gloria Shook Phillips, 90, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at her residence in Franklin, Tenn.
Funeral services will begin 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 at First United Methodist Church in Starkville.
Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville. Another visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service.
Dr. Rodney Wayne Waldrop, 61, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at his home in Starkville after a brave battle with cancer.Â
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Starkville with Rev. Chip Stevens officiating.
Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery.
The last time the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets did not have a pleasant experience the last time they played on an artificial turf field.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team is trying to get back on the right track.
The Bulldogs started the Southeastern Conference season 2-0. Since then, they have dropped four contests in the league and now sit at 2-4 and tied for 7th in the league.
Caleb Jordan showed a couple of talents on senior night at Starkville Christian School Monday night.
First, Jordan used his voice by singing the national anthem prior to the girls varsity game, then he used his basketball skill to lead the Cougars to a 65-56 win over the Kemper Academy Rams.
Jordan was one of three SCS players with double-doubles. He had 18 points and 10 rebounds.