Archive - Apr 2014
Maudine Hendricks Oswalt, 95, of Starkville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 after a brief illness.
She was born October 26, 1918 in Oktibbeha County, MS, in the Self Creek Community, and she married Eldridge Benton Oswalt on March 12, 1937. She and E.B. had been married for 69 years at the time of his passing.
Charles Reed Morgan, 71, passed away on April 9, 2014 at his residence in Sturgis, MS. He was founder and owner of Triangle Drywall and member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church.Â He was a very dedicated family man.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Little Jim Morgan and Annie Mae Bagwell Morgan; sister, Norma Lewis; grandson, Dustin Shannon; and son-in-law, Bill Roberts.
Warren Anthony Bourgeois, Jr., 50, passed away on April 10, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS.Â He was an Automotive Designer with B&B Trim Shop and was an avid car enthusiast. He was Salutatorian of the 1981 graduating class of Chalmette High School in Chalmette, La.
An early Wednesday morning basement fire has, for now, closed down Campus Book Mart.
East Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire at 2:22 a.m., according to Chief Greg Ball. Bell Schoolhouse Fire Company and Starkville Fire Department provided assistance on the call.
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Larry Scott has identified common threads between the lives of Anne Frank and his niece Rachel Scott.
In an instant, Starkville Academy senior Jack Burton channeled Kevin Bacon.
Volunteer Starkville celebrated National Volunteer Week by holding two âWrite a Letterâ campaigns to collect hand-written letters to be included in care packages sent to soldiers deployed overseas.
Volunteer Starkville hosted the events from 10 a.m. - noon at the drill field on the MSU campus and from 2-6 p.m. at the 929 Coffee Bar on Wednesday.
Brett Pirtle and the Mississippi State Bulldogs struggled early in the season when it came to fielding the baseball.
MSU committed 10 errors in the first 10 games, but in the last 24 games, the Bulldogs have only had 11 errors.
Pirtle, the senior second baseman who has committed two errors this season, was one of the driving forces behind the cleanup defensively.
BRANDON â The Starkville Yellowjackets advanced a pair of doubles pairing in tennis for the Class 6A individuals state championship match on Wednesday.
Emily Turner, Hannah Laird, Will Irvin and Richard Hill all moved on with their play at the Class 6A, Region 3 Individual Tournament at Northwest Rankin.
Toxophilite is taking over several students at Starkville High School this year.
When it comes to having a love for archery, which is the meaning of toxophilite, the Yellowjackets have found another way to be competitive within the athletic department and have fun at the same time.
They have participated in four meets in their first-ever season and have performed well.