Archive - 2013
Mississippi State University student Tammie Thrasher has little trouble pinpointing a key reason not to cheat on tests. All she had to do was put the shoe on the other foot.
âYou wouldnât want your doctor to cheat through college and then do brain surgery on you,â Thrasher said. âItâs important for you to earn your degree honestly.â
Voters will head to the polls Nov. 5 to select the next Oktibbeha County Prosecutor.
Tuesdayâs election will be a special election held to select a successor for longtime-county prosecutor Roy Carpenter. Carpenter resigned from the position in June.
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Although the title isnât well-known, the Starkville Community Theatreâs newest show, âA Catered Affairâ is a story many can relate to. The musical tells the story of a girl from the Bronx trying to plan a small wedding while others have differing opinions.
There is a good bit of mutual respect between coaches Dan Mullen and Steve Spurrier.
South Carolina's Spurrier praised the Mississippi State head coach Sunday on his weekly teleconference.Â
Mullen returned the favor during his Monday press conference.
The subject of Mississippi State baseball remains very popular.
Even before the Bulldogs made their historic run to the NCAA College World Series championship finals last season, the sport was a hot topic with fans and supporters.
It was the focus once again on Monday when MSU athletic director Scott Stricklin spoke to the Starkville Rotary Club at the Starkville Country Club.
Alex Ross may not be the most talkative member of the Starkville High cross country team, but that does not stop him from being one of its biggest leaders.
âHe is a good leader,â Yellowjackets coach Caroline Woomer said. âHe does it quietly. He doesnât ask for the position, but he does it well.â
Phillip Courtney Windham, 61 of Starkville, was taken by our Lord on October 23, 2013.Â
Marvin York Haney, 86, died on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.Â Born April 15, 1927 in Nara Visa, NM, he was a son of Coleman Bailey and Nell Logan Haney. Raised in Pampa, TX he was a graduate of Pampa High School and he served the United States Navy in the Pacific aboard the USS Atlanta from 1945 until 1946.
Allie Will Richardson Gipson, 78,Â diedÂ October 21, 2013Â in Norwich, Connecticut.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 NoonÂ on Wednesday,Â October 30, 2013 @ Zion Gate Missionary BaptistÂ Church,Â Columbus,Â MS with Reverend Dr.Â James A.Â Boyd, officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.