Archive - Feb 2013 - Lifestyle News
Bernie and Cathy White of Starkville are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Grace White, to Mr. Christopher John Koehn, son of Wesley and Becky Koehn of Starkville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late B.F. and Billie White of Starkville and Sue Jones and the late Ervin Jones of Sturgis.
Heather and Trey Skaggs of Columbus are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Joy Skaggs, on Jan. 8, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. She weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Melita and Tommy Tomlinson of Starkville.
Welcoming Anna home was big brother Jones Edward Skaggs.
Joseph W. and Tiffany K. Butler of Hawk Point, Mo. would like to announce the birth of their first child, Melody Ann Butler. She was born at home on Jan. 17, 2013 at 3:23 a.m. She weighed 7 lbs. and was 19 inches long.
Her grandparents are Jerry and Tina Burney of Warrenton, Mo., Christina Kendrick of Omaha, Neb., and Jim and Heidi Butler of Millerton, Pa.
By MATT CRANE
While Ruth Morgan's visit to Starkville's Church of the Living God was meant for gathering old photographs of the Do-Right Church in the Needmore Community, her search led to a surprising revelation and veritable historical jackpot.
It was Sept. 26, 1971 as my car headed towards Longview. I was cruising and looking for a face, a place and everything else to paint on that glorious day. Earlier, I had phoned my old baby nurse, Catherine Yeates, and told her I would pick her up so she could baby-sit Little Frank for a few hours. We all loved Catherine, and she was a sweet and dear part of our family.
I love to talk and especially love to hear myself talk â€” much to the chagrin of those with whom I share the planet. So, Iâ€™m understandably puzzled by the increase in texting and tweeting which involve no use of the vocal chords whatsoever.
By JAY REED
As a youngster, we often travelled to visit Pappy and Granny, my maternal grandparents who lived in Belmont, Miss.