September 3rd, 2012
Mrs. Q.B. Hunt, 89, of Starkville died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 at the Carrington Nursing Facility.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 in the chapel of Welch Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Sturgis Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.
Welch Funeral Home in Starkville is in charge of arrangements.
For Michael Lane, one of the hardest parts of building a home-school robotics team was finding a place for all the students to work on the robots.
Regina Weeks was asked to run for president of the Mississippi Music Educators Association four times, and only recently has she gone through with it.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will hear a presentation on the countyâ€™s emergency preparedness plan 9 a.m. Tuesday at the county courthouse.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs made a rather successful debut in the 2012 season opener Saturday night.
On Sunday, they turned the page and their focus to the beginning of the Southeastern Conference season and the Auburn Tigers.
South Alabama didn't do it on August 26.
The University of Louisiana-Monroe tried and failed on Friday night.
On Sunday afternoon, Georgia State became the third team in as many matches not to be able to score a goal on the Mississippi State soccer team.
Skylar Rosson recorded five saves as the Bulldogs won a 3-0 decision at the MSU soccer field.
Teams work tirelessly to get ready for the season opener of the college football season, not knowing if they are truly prepared.
On Saturday night, the Bulldogs saw the efforts of the past eight months culminate with a 56-9 victory over the visiting Jackson State Tigers.
It's true that Jackson State didn't present even close to the type of defense the Mississippi State Bulldogs will see on down the line later this football season.
Still, it was nice to see the balance the Bulldogs showed offensively during Saturday night's 56-9 victory over the visiting Tigers.
By MATT CRANE
With the help of the Mississippi State Treasury and a team from ABCâ€™s Good Morning America, the Palmer Home for Children in Columbus received quite a surprise earlier this year.
Director of Marketing and Communication for the Palmer Home Katharine Hewlitt said funds were received last year after the passing of one of the organizationâ€™s supporters.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Mississippi Department of Education has released data showing percentages of students who earned proficient or advanced scores on the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2), showing minor but consistent growth across all grades tested in the Starkville School District.