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Archive - Jul 2013

July 2nd

City holds 3 events for inauguration day

July 2, 2013

Residents from all over Starkville turned out to witness the changing of the guard during the city’s inaugural services on Monday.

Diving in - OCH reopens aquatic facility

July 2, 2013

OCH Regional Medical Center reopened its aquatic facility on Monday after it was closed for two months while undergoing renovations. To celebrate the re-opening, OCH hosted an open house complete with snow cones, water games and information booths.

New board to consider staff reappointments

July 2, 2013

One day after taking the oath of office, Starkville’s new board of aldermen will meet to set the city’s future into motion.

Debate continues on state open carry law

July 2, 2013

District 37 State Rep. Gary Chism (R- Columbus) believes a Mississippi judge overstepped his boundaries when he blocked Mississippi’s open carry law from taking effect.

Chism represents Oktibbeha, Lowndes and Clay counties.

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July 1st

Louise Godbold

July 1, 2013

Louise James Godbold, 99, died in Greenwood, SC, on June 29, 2013.  She is survived by a son, Stanly (Jeannie) of Starkville, a daughter Mary Lynn (Dan) Bills of North Augusta, SC; a daughter Doris Baker of Sumter, SC; and a brother Arthur (Esther) James of Sumter, SC. She leaves seven grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

MSU's Cohen picked finalist for CBI award

July 1, 2013

Mississippi State players have racked a good bit of recognition and awards this season.
On Monday, Bulldog head coach John Cohen got to share in that experience.
The fifth-year MSU skipper was selected as a finalist for the 2013 National Coach of the Year Award.

COACH CORNER: Schmidt sees Lady Vols experience 'competitive' summer

July 1, 2013

This is a new year for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers basketball team.
After posting a perfect season in route to winning their second three-peat of State championships in as many years, the Lady Vols have always returned to the court and are busy preparing for the next season.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Tommie Zacharias makes difference behind scenes

July 1, 2013

In Matthew 6:1-4, Jesus Christ teaches that the best works of kindness are done in private.

GED grads celebrate - Ceremony held Sunday at Greensboro Center

July 1, 2013

After her graduation ceremony at the Greensboro Center, Tori Gifford hurried to catch her teacher Amanda Page at the stage’s front, packing up graduation gowns.

“Ms. Mandy, I’ve got to show you something,” she said. “I didn’t know it was here, and I would have never known it was here if my daddy hadn’t shown me.”

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