Archive - 2013
Cadence Bank has introduced some its Birmingham, Ala. customers to a new automated banking system that also provides a personal touch.
That personal touch comes from Starkville.
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It was the desire of football coach Jamie Mitchell to restore a winning tradition when he was hired at Starkville High School in 2010.
That mission has been accomplished.
In the four years prior to Mitchell's arrival in Starkville, the Yellowjackets had a combined record of 20-28 during that time.
EUPORA â€“ It was 14 years ago when Junior Graham took his first head coaching job.
Since that time, he has enjoyed multiple successes on the football field.
This past Friday as Eupora defeated South Delta in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs, Graham got one of his biggest accomplishments in the form of his 150th career victory.
There are some great high school football coaches located all across the state of Mississippi.
Two of them can be found within 30 miles of each other right here in our coverage area.
Jamie Mitchell of Starkville High School and Junior Graham of Eupora High School have kept their respective programs in the state championship hunt over the last few seasons.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers knew the capabilities of the Jackson Prep offense.
SA stepped up its defense Tuesday night as it claimed a 42-34 victory over Jackson Prep.
Mississippi State has faced some tough competition this season.
Of the Bulldogs' five losses, four of the opponents were ranked when they beat MSU. The fifth, Auburn, is now ranked seventh and still in control of their own destiny in the Southeastern Conference Western Division.
Ruth Virginia Nanney Mann, 97, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, Mississippi. Mrs. Mann had resided at The Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville for the last two years. Before moving to The Carrington, her primary caregiver in Belmont for several years was Mrs. Nell McGee. Mrs. Mann was born in Mantachie, Ms.
Mildred Winfield Bassett passed away on Nov. 9, 2013, at Starkville Manor after a lengthy illness. She was 96 and a lifelong resident ofÂ Starkville.
Dr. Robert G. Anderson of Starkville died November 10, 2013.Â He was born on December 4, 1930 in Denver, Colorado to Carl and Rae Dettelbach Anderson.
He received a BA degree from Northern Colorado University, a Masters Degree from Colorado State College of Education in Greeley and a PhD from the University of Missouri.
America is losing more soldiers to suicide than it is losing to enemy forces in Afghanistan.
Army Chief Warrant Officer Five Randy Jones cited this statistic at Gulf States Manufacturingâ€™s Veteransâ€™ Day program Monday morning. He said military suicides totaled more than one per day, and the best thing Americans could do to reduce this statistic was express appreciation to veterans.