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July 17th, 2012

SFD teaches safety, skills at Youth Fire Academy

July 17, 2012


Though school is still out for summer, more than three dozen local children are in session for a different kind of class.

THE BIG STAGE: MSU's Banks takes humble attitude to SEC Media Days

July 17, 2012

Former East Webster football player Johnthan Banks is accustomed to being the center of attention on the football field.

In high school, Banks was the best athlete on the field most Friday nights. At Mississippi State, he’s one of the most gifted defensive backs in the nation.

His prowess on the field has landed him on a variety of preseason watch lists and deservingly so.

Slive opens SEC Media Days

July 17, 2012

HOOVER, Ala. – The Wynfrey Hotel is once again home to the unofficial kickoff to the college football season called Southeastern Conference Media Days.

The gathering of over 1,100 media types set to grill the league’s head coaches and top athletes began Tuesday afternoon with SEC Commissioner Mike Slive addressing the media.

SHS boys soccer team holds ring ceremony

July 17, 2012

Winning a championship usually comes with two things.

The thrill of winning the championship is the first emotion and probably one of the best feelings. The second is the remembrance of that championship with a ceremony.

Dizzy Dean State Tournament proved to be a hit in Starkville

July 17, 2012

The 10-year-old Dizzy Dean State Tournament offered just a hint of what Starkville is capable of doing if allowed to host other All-Star event in the future.

Randy Carlisle, the coach of Starkville's 10-year-old All-Stars and active member of the Starkville Baseball Association, was encouraged by the feedback from the state tournament hosted by the city at McKee Park two weeks ago.

Harry Cole

July 17, 2012

Mr. Harry Wellborn Cole, 68, died peacefully in his home Monday July 16, following a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery with Gentiva Hospice Chaplin Lynn Ronaldi officiating.

Levi Manning Jr.

July 17, 2012

Levi Manning Jr., 62, died July 2, 2012 in New Mexico.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. July 10, 2012 at St. Paul M.B. Church in Starkville with Rev. John Johnson officiating.
Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 4-7 p.m. at West Memorial Fu- neral Home in Starkville.
Funeral services are lo- cated at 103 Jefferson St. in Starkville.

Pauline Green

July 17, 2012

Pauline Coleman Green, 83, died at the OCH Regional Medical Center July 8, 2012.
Mrs. Green was a home- maker and a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Sturgis.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 10 at 2 p.m. at Friendship Baptist with visitation one hour prior to the service.

UPDATE: Gunman in custody in Ala. bar shooting

July 17, 2012

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A gunman who fired into a crowded downtown bar near the University of Alabama campus and wounded nearly a dozen people was taken into custody Tuesday, police said.

Sgt. Brent Blakely would not release any details about how the man was apprehended, but said police planned a 1 p.m CDT news conference.

Gaines Rogers

July 17, 2012

Dr. Gaines M. Rogers, 94, of Cookeville, Tenn. passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Heritage Pointe Assistant Living in Cookeville.

Private Family Graveside Services will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery with Brother Charlie Hutchinson officiating.

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