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Catherine Harris

March 1, 2013

Mrs. Catherine Swayze Harris, 83, died Friday, March 1, 2013 at The Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville. 

Graveside services will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013 in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery in Starkville with Rev. Dr. Prentiss Gordon officiating.

Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. Sunday, March, 3, 2013 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.

George McIngvale Sr.

March 1, 2013

HOUSTON, Texas — Mr. George Critz McIngvale Sr., 89, devoted family man, World War II veteran, successful businessman, philanthropist and devout Catholic, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 in Houston, Texas.

Hotel fire caused by cord short

March 1, 2013


Starkville Fire Department officials confirmed the cause of a fire Thursday that destroyed the interior of a hotel room at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites on Miss. Highway 12 as electrical.

SFD Training Officer Charles Yarbrough said he concluded in his investigation that the fire was started by a short in a lamp cord.

Agency services vital for seniors

March 1, 2013


For the Golden Triangle Area Agency on Aging, the work is not about providing a service, it is about fulfilling a need.

As the agency’s director for 39 years, Bobby Gann said the organization provided free social and nutritional services for people ages 60 and older including meal delivery, homemaking, legal and transportation to name a few.

Buses transport Starkville students to Annunciation

March 1, 2013


More than a quarter of the student body at Annunciation Catholic School in Columbus comes from Starkville.

Sayuri Beltran, ACS marketing director, said transporting these 30 students used to involve three Bulldog Cab Company vans each day and 30 parents volunteering as chaperones each week. Now, she said, it involved just one bus.

SA girls win, set for meet PCS for title

March 1, 2013

CLINTON – Even though the game was closer than usual for the Starkville Academy girls, the Lady Volunteers never lost sight of their goal.

Starkville Academy's quest of finishing the season undefeated as the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State champions has one more hurdle to clear.

Bulldogs remain hot, down visiting Hawks

March 1, 2013

On a day where the temperatures were in the 30s and snow flurries were seen, it didn't cool down the Mississippi State baseball team.

The No. 9 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs fought off the cold weather for a 10-0 win over the St. Joseph's Hawks.

It is the fourth game this season in which MSU (12-0) has scored in double digits and third in a row. MSU only managed five a season ago.

Bulldogs hope Rebs bring out their best

March 1, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team wants to get back its competitive spirit.

One thing that could bring that about is a matchup against the arch rival.

The Bulldogs (7-20 overall, 2-13 Southeastern Conference) host in-state rival Ole Miss (21-7, 10-5) today. Tipoff is set for 4 p.m. and can be seen on Fox Sports Net. 

East Oktibbeha pair ink with Holmes CC

March 1, 2013

CRAWFORD – A couple of East Oktibbeha Titans will be taking their talents to the next level.

On Friday, Steven Bell and Eddie Young both inked letters of intent to play football for Holmes Community College.

MSU's Mullen says impacting young lives important

March 1, 2013

MAYHEW – Dan Mullen knows there is more to life than coaching football.

The fifth-year Mississippi State coach makes sure he is involved with organizations that are helping people in need.

He took advantage of an opportunity Thursday night to speak to an organization that is geared toward helping.

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