Archive - Feb 23, 2013
By EMILY JONES
Well, strike me pretty and call me Sophia Loren. A new book, destined to become a best seller, claims that procrastination may be a good thing.Â
That sound you hear is me clicking my heels as I dump my tax forms in the waste can where I keep all the important stuff. Itâ€™s my personal filing system and I typically deal with it when the can gets full.
By CAROLE DAVIS
Let's take a ride down the railroad tracks in Starkville today if only in our imagination.
By RUTH MORGAN
For Starkville Daily News
The first factory in the United States began after George Washington became President.Â According to U.S.http://www.history.org, in 1790, Samuel Slater, a cotton spinner's apprentice who left England the year before with the secrets of textile machinery, built a factory from memory to produce spindles of yarn.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael G. Savage of Caledonia are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Katherine Elaine Savage, to Mr. John Daniel Gillon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brad Pinnix and Mr. and Mrs. John Gillon of Grenada.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack L. Henry of Sturgis and Mr. and Mrs. Bill G. Savage of Southhaven.
Bernie and Cathy White of Starkville are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Grace White, to Mr. Christopher John Koehn, son of Wesley and Becky Koehn of Starkville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late B.F. and Billie White of Starkville and Sue Jones and the late Ervin Jones of Sturgis.
Heather and Trey Skaggs of Columbus are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Joy Skaggs, on Jan. 8, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. She weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Melita and Tommy Tomlinson of Starkville.
Welcoming Anna home was big brother Jones Edward Skaggs.
Joseph W. and Tiffany K. Butler of Hawk Point, Mo. would like to announce the birth of their first child, Melody Ann Butler. She was born at home on Jan. 17, 2013 at 3:23 a.m. She weighed 7 lbs. and was 19 inches long.
Her grandparents are Jerry and Tina Burney of Warrenton, Mo., Christina Kendrick of Omaha, Neb., and Jim and Heidi Butler of Millerton, Pa.
JACKSON â€“ Intense is the only way to describe the action taking place in Jackson Academyâ€™s gym on Friday afternoon.
All records were put aside and previous games did not matter as Starkville Academy and Presbyterian Christian School tipped off.
Things were tight all game long, but in the end, the Lady Volunteers pulled off a very close 40-37 victory.