Archive - Feb 23, 2013
By MATT CRANE
The secret atrocities of human trafficking are being brought to light as Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Holmes Cultural Diversity Center sponsors a week-long event schedule designed to bring visibility to this form of modern day slavery.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Those fleeing domestic abuse do not have to leave their pets behind.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Fewer than two weeks remain until the qualifying deadline for city elections.
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.