Archive - Jan 2014
Oktibbeha County Emergency Services responded to two mobile home fires in the space of a few hours late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.
The Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity will celebrate its 100th anniversary this month, and local and national groups are making plans to celebrate throughout the year.
Mississippi State struggled to 10 wins a season ago.
This year, the Bulldogs eclipsed the double-digit mark before the start of Southeastern Conference play.
The Bulldogs knocked off the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks 77-63 Thursday night inside Humphrey Coliseum to push their record to 10-3.
Gavin Ware came out ready to play on Thursday night and he dominated.
The former Starkville High School player had gotten a double-double midway through the first half and led the Mississippi State Bulldogs to a 77-63 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore at Humphrey Coliseum. He finished with 22 points and 16 rebounds.
A new chapter is dawning in Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers basketball.
The first half of the season is in the books and coach Glenn Schmidt and her girls are ready to begin work writing the second halfâ€™s story.
Garcia Gerald Berry, Jr., 66, died Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. A memorial service will be held at a later date. A native of Lyon, MS, Gerald was a graduate of Mississippi State University and attended SMU. Â He was known as â€śThe Legendâ€ť in Starkville where he practiced photography and supported local musicians.
Marion Prichard Coggin died Jan. 1, 2014. She was 91 and lived in Jackson since 1958. Her husband, Sam Coggin, died in 1997.
Roosevelt Patterson, 57, died Friday, December 27, 2013, in Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral services will be heldÂ 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2013 at First Baptist Church Longview, Starkville,Â Mississippi with Reverend Larnzy Carpenter Â officiating. Visitation will be Friday, January 3, 2013 from 1-6:00 p.m, at West Memorial Funeral Home.
New Yearâ€™s Day has come and gone, and Letha Nelson still doesnâ€™t have her garbage bags.
The city of Starkville typically provides residents with garbage bags twice per year â€” in the spring and fall â€” but Nelson said the city hasnâ€™t brought any to her Pecan Acres residence in almost a year.
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