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June 27th, 2014

Peter’s Rock program builds reading foundation

June 27, 2014

As a member of Peter’s Rock Temple Church of God in Christ and principal of West Oktibbeha County Elementary School, Andrea Temple knows the importance of a solid foundation in both faith and education.

Last year, she said, the state legislature passed a law making a solid reading foundation more important than ever for students.

June 26th

Anthony Watt

June 27, 2014

Anthony Wayne Watt, 46, died Sunday, June 22, 2014 in Tupelo, MS.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 28,2014 at 2:00P.M. at Griffin U.M. Church, Starkville, MS, with Rev. Eddie Jones, Officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday, June 27, 2014 1:00 P.M.- 6:00P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.  
Burial will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery, Starkville, MS.

W.L. Smith Sr.

June 27, 2014

W.L. Smith Sr., 86, died Monday, June 23, 2014 in Brandon, MS.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 28,2014 at Mt. Olivet M.B. Church, Starkville, MS, with Rev. James Covington , Officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, June 27, 2014  3:30 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.
Burial will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery.

William Randle Sr.

June 27, 2014

William Carroll Randle, Sr., 81, of Starkville passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  The youngest son of John Allison Randle, Sr.

Mildred Lucious

June 27, 2014

Mildred Lucious, 81,died Monday, June 23, 2014 in Columbus, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Blackjack M.B. Church with  Rev. Maurico Clark, Officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, June 27, 2014 11:00A.M. -6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.
Burial will follow at Sessums Cemetery.

Thomas Carter Sr.

June 27, 2014

Thomas Roger Carter Sr.,82, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Grove Chapel M.B. Church, Maben, MS, with Rev. Rufus Harris, Officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, June 27, 2014 4:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

Mississippi State has non-league slate nearly done

June 26, 2014

Mississippi State has almost finalized its non-conference basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season. 
Head coach Rick Ray indicated that the Bulldogs are waiting on one more contract, a "high-major contract." 

MSU players could have draft in future

June 26, 2014

There wasn't much reason for Mississippi State to pay very much attention to Thursday night's National Basketball Association Draft.
Coach Rick Ray hopes that's something that will change in the next two years.

Mississippi Sox capture USSSA 12 State title

June 26, 2014

A new champion stands at the top in the 12-year old United States Specialty Sports Association baseball bracket in the state and that team knows a thing or two about this area as six of the kids hail from Starkville while four call the East Webster area home.

Local BPs changing to Marathon - Owner of Starkville stations calls switch consistent with ‘Buy American’ philosophy

June 26, 2014

Curt Crissey estimates it was 3.5 or four years ago when he became owner of every BP gas station in Starkville.

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