Skip to main content

Archive - Apr 16, 2013

MSU hosts SEC women's tennis

April 16, 2013

The Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs hope the homecourt advantage will be a factor in their favor as they look to make a run in the Southeastern Conference Tournament this week.
It certainly helped on Sunday.

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

The weekend will be a key for Bulldogs

April 16, 2013

Super Bulldog Weekend will be an important one for Mississippi State athletics this year.
The Bulldogs host a key Southeastern Conference baseball series with the Auburn Tigers, while the Maroon-White Spring Football Game on Saturday gives fans a peak of what has been taking place during spring practice over the last few weeks.

Thelma Williams

April 16, 2013

Services for Thelma “Granny” Williams, 90, will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Adaton Baptist Church.  Viewing will be from 1:00-2:30 p.m.  The memorial service will begin at 2:30 p.m.  Rev. Tom Daniel and Rev. Hal Selby will officiate.  Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery.  Mrs. Williams died Monday, April 15, 2013 in her home in Starkville.

Leon McWilliams Jr.

April 16, 2013

Leon C. McWilliams, Jr., age 91, passed away on April 14, 2013 at Oktibbeha County Hospital.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 2:00pm at the First Baptist Church, 106 E Lampkin Street, Starkville, MS 39759.  Visitation will be in the church sanctuary prior to the funeral service starting at 12:00 noon.  Interment will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery.

State's Holloway proves to be versatile on offense

April 16, 2013

Brandon Holloway didn't know where he was going to fit on the Mississippi State football team.
The redshirt freshman is listed as an athlete on the roster. He has been practicing with the wide receivers, but with his speed, the Bulldogs have been trying him out at running back.

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

Bette Scales

April 16, 2013

Bette Ward Scales of Collierville, TN, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2013 in her home. She was 85 years old.  Bette is preceded in death by her husband, Sam W.

Starkville drops decision to New Hope

April 16, 2013

There was not much to celebrate Tuesday evening for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets softball team except for the senior night festivities that took place before first pitch.
In an early evening ballgame, the Lady Jackets welcomed New Hope to town and when the buses were loaded, the Lady Trojans left with a 16-0 victory.

County to refinance improvement bonds

April 16, 2013

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved refinancing hospital improvement bonds during its meeting Monday. The refinance is expected to save the county $1,450,639.03 over the next 14 years.

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

TEA Party takes to courthouse

April 16, 2013

Members of the Starkville TEA Party converged at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse on Monday for their annual Tax Day Rally.
Two speakers were featured — Dr. Everett McKibben from the Laird Clinic of Family Medicine in Starkville and District 42 State Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-Laurel).

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

E-waste recycling focus of Earth Day event

April 16, 2013

E-Waste of Mississippi will celebrate Earth Day by collecting the public's electronic waste for free from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority Landfill at 9778 Old West Point Road in Starkville.

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

The memories of April 21, 2008 when we went to the Boston Marathon still lingered in our hearts and souls on April 15...
Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...
By RUTH MORGAN For Starkville Daily News General Wiley Norris Nash was one of Mississippi as well as Starkville’s most...
Creation is imagination, and being a visual artist I'm attempting to be creative, inventive, and imaginative. To...
Monday was a really bad day.  Huey P, my oversized HP laptop computer, just up and died. He had no symptoms indicating...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes