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July 23rd, 2012

County clinic to offer newly required shot

July 23, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Oktibbeha County Health Department at 203 Yeates St. will host an immunization clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to provide children and adolescents with the immunizations they need to enter school, including the Tdap vaccination now required for all children entering seventh grade.

John Ray

July 23, 2012

Mr. John Wesley Ray of Savannah, Tenn.,85, died Monday, July 23, 2012 in his home today.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at McConnell Memorial Baptist Church in Hiawassee, Ga. with Rev. Don Pickerill officiating.
Special music will be presented by Patsy Daniel, accompanied by Connie Lake.

James Clark

July 23, 2012

Mr. James Varner (Nap) Clark, 82, died peacefully at his youth camp on Wednesday July 18, 2012 following a long fruitful life serving the Lord Jesus Christ. His service was marked by a passion to present God’s priceless gift of forever life by grace alone, through faith alone, in Jesus Christ alone.

Garfunkel among artists to take MSU Riley stage

July 23, 2012

Art Garfunkel, Kenny Loggins, Emmylou Harris, The Four Tops and many more renowned performers are coming to Mississippi State University's Riley Center in Meridian for its 2012-2013 Fall/Winter Series.

Summer speaker series highlights Starkville natives

July 23, 2012

Members of the Starkville community will enjoy a personal and historical treat Wednesday at the Starkville Public Library as they listen to stories from residents born and raised in Starkville.

Mayor Parker Wiseman will moderate a panel of Starkville natives which includes Maxine Eastland, Dero Ramsey, Ruby Nash Davis, Pat Lane and a surprise mystery guest.

Sales tax holiday for school clothes nears

July 23, 2012

Just because flip-flops are eligible for Mississippi’s upcoming sales tax holiday does not mean they are a good choice for every student.

July 21st

Project AIM connects local mentors, students

July 22, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

This week, Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman became a proud father.

Born July 18, Amelia Nell Wiseman will eventually grow into a student with homework to study, careers to consider and problems to solve, and when she does, Parker Wiseman will be ready. She is the Wisemans’ first-born, but the mayor already has experience mentoring a child.

OCH employees are mindful of uncertainty

July 22, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

As discussions continue on the future of OCH Regional Medical Center, hospital employees say they continue their day-to-day jobs while thoughts on the uncertain future are always at the back of their minds.

Local DYW Travis earns top-10 spot in Miss. program

July 22, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Holly Travis, Starkville’s representative at the Mississippi Distinguished Young Woman scholarship program, placed in the event’s top 10 Saturday.

Travis received a self-expression preliminary award Friday based on interviewing skills.
Lauderdale County’s Mackenzie Ross was named the overall winner.

UnWINE organizers prepare for Thursday

July 22, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

A night of wine and shopping is on the horizon for the women of the Starkville community as the third unWINE Downtown event begins 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership.
Jennifer Gregory, GSDP Vice President for Tourism, said interest for the event has gained momentum since its initial launch.

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