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January 14th

West Point candidates vie for Senate seat

January 15, 2013

Voters across a four-county area will decide Miss. Senate’s District 16 successor during today’s special election.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Two candidates from West Point, Independent Kenny Fowler and Democrat Angela Turner-Lairy, qualified for the special election after former state Sen. Bennie Turner died in November. He was 64.

Sharp Sword of Bulldogs: MSU freshman guard recognized by league

January 14, 2013

It's hard to believe that Craig Sword played on a sprained ankle on Saturday, especially with the way he played.

The Mississippi State freshman guard played against Georgia with the injury that he suffered against South Carolina last Wednesday.

State emerges as one of surprise SEC teams

January 14, 2013

Many people might find it hard to believe that the Mississippi State men's basketball team is 2-0 in Southeastern Conference play.

The Bulldogs ended non-conference play with a 5-7 record, but have managed to win their first two games of the conference slate.

MSU beat South Carolina 56-54 at home to open conference play and followed that up with a 72-61 win over Georgia on the road.

Alfred Jackson

January 14, 2013

Mr. Alfred B. Jackson of Sturgis, 83, died Saturday, Jan.12, 2013 at University Medical Center in Jackson.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville with Rev. Phil Fancher, Rev. Wilburn Hill and Rev. Danny Hill officiating.
Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Sturgis.

Joey Perry

January 14, 2013

WEST POINT — Mr. Joey Perry, 55, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with Rev. Kirby Loyd officiating.
Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at Calvert Funeral Home.

Joan Wiggins

January 14, 2013

Mrs. Joan O’Brian Wiggins, 82, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at Starkville Manor.  

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at Center Grove Baptist Chruch with Brother Joel Hudson officiating.
Burial will follow in Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at the church prior to services.

Celia Robson

January 14, 2013

Celia Robson, 91, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 in Starkville.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan.13, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church in Starkville.

Laura Rutledge

January 14, 2013

Mrs. Laura Virginia Rutledge, 79, died Thursday, Jan.10, 2013. 

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.
A private burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at Welch Funeral Home prior to services.
Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.

January 13th

Phillips passes on strings studies to next generation

January 13, 2013

Famed violinist Charles Auguste de BĂ©riot once called the violin "the king of instruments" because he believed a violin player's goal is "to imitate the accents of the human voice." Shandy Phillips says there is another reason the violin holds this title: It is one of the most difficult instruments to learn to play.

Homeward Bound works with MSU to save animals’ lives

January 13, 2013

Most of the animals in Mississippi animal shelters never find a home.

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