Archive - Lifestyle News
July 30th, 2010
There is absolutely nothing as beautiful and as showy as one single sunflower... except a whole field of hundreds of flowering Sunflowers right here in Oktibbeha County, Starkville, Mississippi State University. Sunflowers are like people cause âsunflowers stand out!â
HATTIESBURG â Paige Watson, representing Starkville/Oktibbeha County, met with Dr. Martha Saunders, President of the University of Southern Mississippi, during the MissHospitality Welcome Party held at the presidentâs home on Monday, July 26th. She was one of 29 contestants who are taking part in the 61st Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant, July 25th â July 31st at the Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg.
Choctaw is pronounced, chata. We have a prominent Choctaw Indian tribe who live on the Choctaw Indian Reservation near Philadelphia.
Mashulaville, Mississippi is between Macon, and Philadelphia. If you went to Macon, which is closer to Starkville, you would go West and then turn South.
Mashulaville is a tiny spot or very small community in our wonderful state of Mississippi.
The Choctaw Indian tribe is a member of a Muskogean people originally inhabiting Mississippi and Alabama.
A visit to The Little Dooey is more than a place to get great barbecue, it is an event.
And the state of Mississippi would agree. The Little Dooey in Starkville was listed in third place for Best Barbeque in the recent Best of Mississippi readership poll, in the July/August issue of Mississippi Magazine. The Little Dooey is one of seven Starkville restaurants receiving placement in the poll.
âWe would like to say thank you to our loyal customers and dedicated staff for making us THE Best barbeque place in Mississippi,â said Lauren Carmichael of The Little Dooey.
As most of you know, Colonel Rebel has been issued his pink slip from the Ole Miss Rebel sports program up in Oxford, and the powers that be are searching for a replacement.
After reading the list of finalists, I had to stop and scratch my head. What are they smoking up there? The finalists are: a horse, a lion, a bear, a shark, and two Muppet like characters called Hotty and Toddy.
More than 13,000 students and alums voted in a poll, and one of these five will become the new Ole Miss Rebel mascot.
Fellowship Baptist Church in Bellefontaine, 7 miles north of Eupora, is where I am serving as the interim pastor. Celebrating our 175th anniversary, the church asked me to write some of its history.
What if someone could break into your dreams and take over your thoughts?
Thatâs the premise of the âInception,â a smart and often spectacular new sci-fi psycho-drama starring Leonardi DiCaprio as a specially trained corporate-espionage hacker with a knack for sneaking into someoneâs sleeping mind---and then stealing their deepest, most guarded secrets.
Each pigweed plant produces between 10,000 and 35,000 seed. Fifty percent of the seed can still germinate after three years and it takes more than twenty years for theÂ last few seeds to lose their ability to grow a new plant. Isn't it easier to kill one plant now? One swipe with a hoe now can prevent ten thousand later.
Mrs. James Richey Simpson, Jr. of Starkivlle is happy to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of her daughter, Amber Lynn Simpson of Starkville, to John William Beck, III, of Brandon, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Beck, Jr., of Brandon.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy C. Bennett, Jr., of Starkville, and James R. Simpson and the late Mrs. Mary Louise Simpson of Starkville.
Ms. Lynette Jordan of Lexington is happy to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Joanna Leigh Howard of Starkville, to Prentiss Cortez McLaurin III of Starkville, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Prentiss Cortez McLaurin, Jr. of Starkville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Patricia Jordan and the late Lynn Jordan of Lexington. The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Prentiss Cortez McLaurin of Greenwood and Mrs. Doris Beery Perry and the late Allen Glenn Perry of Philadelphia.