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August 7th, 2012

Willis Cummins

August 7, 2012

Mr. Willis O. Cummins, 82, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora.

Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora.
Burial will follow at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Webster County.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at the funeral home.

Deanna Miller

August 7, 2012

Mrs. Deanna Miller, 70, died Monday, July 27, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at New Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. Tyrone Stallings officiating.
Burial will follow at New Prospect Cemetery.
Visitation will be held noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.

Addie Young

August 7, 2012

God called one of his angels home on Friday, July 27, 2012.

Ms. Addie Mae Young was born April 27, 1937, to the late Annie Lou Elliott and Lawyer Nash.

Billie White

August 7, 2012

Mrs. Billie Walker White, 84, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2012 at Meadowview Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Cappleman of CrossPoint Baptist Church, Rev. Junior Davis of Willamsville Baptist Church of Kosciusko and Rev. Jason Middleton of Meadowview Baptist Church officiating.

Edward Vaughn

August 7, 2012

Mr. Edward Wayne Vaughan, 86, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 at Center Grove Baptist Church in Maben with Rev. Randle Poss officiating.
Burial will follow at Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.

Redistricting on aldermen agenda

August 7, 2012

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider adopting a new redistricting plan tonight at its meeting.
Two public hearings have been held on various plans drafted by Golden Triangle Planning and Development District, which was picked earlier this year to spearhead the process.

Supes hear report on county roads

August 7, 2012

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors heard from Road Manager Victor Collins at its meeting Monday regarding his staff’s progress on road improvements.

APSEC conference comes to Miss. State

August 7, 2012

It has been 12 years since Mississippi State University last played host to alumni association representatives from its fellow Southeastern Conference schools.

Sitel to lay off 58 call center jobs in Starkville office

August 7, 2012

Sitel Corp. Vice President of Global Product Management Andrew Kokes has confirmed that 58 employees in the company’s Starkville-based call center will be laid off in September.

Sitel, a business process outsourcing provider based out of Nashville, Tenn., currently has nearly 500 call center employees in Starkville.

County school board rejects lake proposal

August 7, 2012

The Oktibbeha County School District Board voted Monday to reject the only lease proposal for the Oktibbeha County Lake it received before the July 31 deadline because the proposal did not meet the lake’s appraised value.

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