Archive - 2013
By RUTH MORGAN
For Starkville Daily News
Florence Nightingale is perhaps the name most associated with the history of nursing but the J.Z. George Hall Infirmary at A&M College had outstanding nurses for sixty-three years.
By DON VAUGHAN
On Feb. 22, I had the opportunity to sit onstage at Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Lee Hall Auditorium for Shakespeareâ€™s "Twelfth Night," performed by a troupe from the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia. Stephanie Holladay Earl played the role of the voluptuous Olivia. Patrick Earl played Duke Orsino.
Tyson and Natalie Langston of Starkville are pleased to announce the birth of their twin daughters, Jill Carter and Carlisle Grace, on January 24, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. Jill was 19 inches long and weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz., and Carlisle was 21 inches long and weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz.
Monty and Robbye Gilbreath of Caledonia are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Caitlin Jo Gilbreath, to Mr. William Martin Rackley, son of Perry and Michele Rackley of Starkville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Gilbreath of Gainesville, Texas and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bert Glascock of Valley View, Texas.
Mrs. Catherine Swayze Harris, 83, died Friday, March 1, 2013 at The Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville.Â
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.
HOUSTON, Texas â€” Mr. George Critz McIngvale Sr., 89, devoted family man, World War II veteran, successful businessman,Â philanthropist and devout Catholic, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
By NATHAN GREGORY
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.
By MATT CRANE
For the Golden Triangle Area Agency on Aging, the work is not about providing a service, it is about fulfilling a need.
As the agencyâ€™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.
By STEVEN NALLEY
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.
CLINTON â€“ 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.