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Archive - 2013

January 24th

Hong Kong delegates see local economic potential

January 25, 2013


Donald Tong has never been to Mississippi before this week, but he has grown to like the state.

Williams calls for Unity Park talks

January 25, 2013


A public meeting will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex to address residents’ concerns over Unity Park.

District 5 Supervisor Joe Williams will moderate the discussion, which he said could lead to the nomination of a local civil rights and education pioneer to be featured on one of the park’s blank plaques.

House member files bill to join school systems

January 25, 2013


Starkville School District officials confirmed trustees and Superintendent Lewis Holloway will travel to Jackson today to discuss a Miss. House bill which calls for the consolidation of Oktibbeha County school districts.

Family important for the Crawfords at West Oktibbeha

January 25, 2013

Basketball is a family affair when it comes to West Oktibbeha’s coach and premier athlete.

For Dantaveous Crawford and his coach Danny Crawford, who also happens to be his uncle, basketball runs deep, so deep that the pair made a pact to only discuss the game when inside the gym.

SCS Cougars hold on to get 69-65 victory

January 25, 2013

The Starkville Christian School Cougars could have given up to the pressure when the visiting Immanuel Christian Rams came back from a huge deficit to tie Thursday night's game.

However, the Cougars had worked too hard to establish a lead to let the Rams leave Starkville with a victory.

Texas A&M hands MSU 81-33 defeat

January 25, 2013

It's hard to get much going offensively when a team cannot hold onto the basketball.

On Thursday night, the Mississippi State women's basketball team struggled scoring and gave the opposition plenty of opportunities.

MSU (8-11, 0-6) fell to the No. 16 (Associated Press) Texas A&M Aggies (15-5, 5-1) 81-33 inside Humphrey Coliseum in a Southeastern Conference matchup.

Starkville Academy falls to Jackson Prep at home

January 25, 2013

Despite excellent individual performances, the Starkville Academy Volunteers were not able to fend off Jackson Prep as the Volunteers fell 4-0 on the soccer field.

Mary Ella Watt

January 24, 2013

Mrs. Mary Ella Watt, 77, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at her residence in Crawford.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at Pine Grove M.B. Church in Starkville with Rev. Charles Brown officiating.
Burial will follow at Public Cemetery in Starkville.
Visitation will be held 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at West Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

James Bardwell

January 24, 2013

Mr. James A. Bardwell, 77, died Thursay, Jan. 17, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at West Memorial Chapel in Starkville with Rev. Rufus Harris officiating.
Burial will follow at Smith Cemetery in Sturgis.
Visitation will be held 12-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at West Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

Irene Ireland

January 24, 2013

Mrs. Irene Ireland, 87, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Pleasant Grove M.B. Church in Crawford with Rev. Riley Forrest officiating.
Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Crawford.
Visitation will be held 2-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at West Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

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