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July 30th, 2012

Mississippi State gets baseball commitment

July 30, 2012

Coach John Cohen and the Mississippi State Diamond Dogs continue to ride the momentum of their Southeastern Conference Tournament Championship.

State picked up its seventh commitment of the 2013 signing class on Monday in right hander Avery Geyer.

The Pensacola, Fla. hurler recently made a trip to Starkville where he fell in love with Mississippi State and the baseball program.

Herbert Kinard

July 30, 2012

Mr. Herbert Lamar Kinard, 84, died Saturday, July 28, 2012.

Funeral services will be held 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at Porter Loring Chapel in San Antonio, Texas.
Visitation will be held 4-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 at Porter Loring.
Porter Loring Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Kinard was born Nov. 11, 1927 in Starkville.

Leon Shook

July 30, 2012

Mr. Leon Usco Shook, 70, died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.
Graveside services will follow at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in Sturgis.
Visitation will be held 1 p.m Saturday before the service at Welch Funeral Home.
Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Geoffrey Guyton

July 30, 2012

Geoffrey Walkup Guyton, lifelong resident of Starkville, died Friday, July 27, 2012 following an illness at his home surrounded by family.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, July 29, 2012 at First Baptist Church Chapel in Starkville.
Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Doris Hudnall

July 30, 2012

Mrs. Doris Dell Kernodle Hudnall of Alexander City, Ala., 83, died Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Chapman Healthcare Center. 

Graveside services for Mrs. Hudnall were held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2012 at the Fairview Cemetery Addition in Eufaula, Ala. Dr. Jason Rodgers officiated. 
The family received friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Radney Funeral Home.

Annie Jenkins

July 30, 2012

Ms. Annie Jenkins, 74, died Sunday, July 22, 2012, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Blackjack M.B. Church with Rev. Robert Branson officiating.
Burial will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 1-7 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.

July 29th

Sullivan leads Starkville High band to new season

July 29, 2012

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles featuring local school marching band programs and their preparation for halftime shows they will play during football season.

Not even a long fall can keep Shawn Sullivan down for very long.

Area schools have questions to answer early in football practice

July 29, 2012

Improvement seems to be the them for the East Oktibbeha football team this fall.

The Titans start practice today in Crawford and are hoping for a better season than last year.

The Titans ended last year with a 5-6 record. Although East Oktibbeha did not achieve a winning record, several players from last year's squad will be missed.

Lady Vols open softball season at home

July 29, 2012

The Starkville Academy fastpitch softball team may have to rely on young talent this year.

The Lady Volunteers open the season at home today against Oak Hill with varsity at 4 p.m. and junior varsity at 5:30 p.m.

SA head coach Kayla Mosley is not too concerned with her young players and is ready to meet the new season head on.

July 28th

MSU to offer 2 new student shuttle routes

July 28, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Mississippi State University students will have a more affordable and hassle-free option for getting to class once the semester starts on Aug. 20.

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