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July 17th, 2012

Robert Thomas

July 17, 2012

Mr. Robert Bland Thomas, 96, died Monday, July 9, 2012 in Fort Smith, Ark. 

Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2012 in the Roebuck Chapel of First United Methodist Church.
Mr. Thomas’ body will be donated to Medical Science.
The family will greet friends following the Memorial in the Narthex of First United Methodist Church.

Daisy Hill

July 17, 2012

Mrs. Daisy Beatrice Hill, 94, died Friday, July 6, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.

Funeral services will be held 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Blackjack M.B. Church with Rev. R.T. Branson officiating.
Burial will follow at Fox Cemetery in Starkville.
Visitation will be held 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Century-Hairston Funeral Home Chapel.

Willie Ann Collins-Minor

July 17, 2012

Mrs. Willie Ann Collins-Minor, 78, died Monday, July 2, 2012 at her home in Starkville.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Zion Cypress United Methodist Church with Rev. Eddie Hinton officiating.
Burial will follow at Zion Cypress Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 1-7 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.

Oscar Boyett

July 17, 2012

Mr. Oscar Perry Boyett, 82, died Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday July 9, 2012 in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Starkville with Dr. Prentiss Gordon officiating.
Burial will follow at Memorial Garden Park.
Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church.

Harvey Vanderford

July 17, 2012

Dr. Harvey Birch Vanderford ,102, died Friday, June 29, 2012 at Adams Place. 

Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2012 at First United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro, Tenn. with Rev. Thad Austin officiating.
Burial will take place at Hermitage Memorial Gardens 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

July 16th

Wells joins Diamond Dogs staff

July 16, 2012

Mississippi State once again has a full baseball staff as head coach John Cohen has hired Jake Wells, the university announced Monday.

City to discuss bid for grant, city clerk hire

July 16, 2012


The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider authorizing the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District to prepare and submit a HOME Investment Partnerships Program grant application during its 5:30 p.m. meeting tonight at City Hall.

County approves firefighter funding

July 16, 2012


Oktibbeha County Fire Services officials say funding from a recently approved grant will help increase volunteer staffs by approximately 80 firefighters over the next two years.

Williams highlights ‘IMPACT’ at Rotary event

July 16, 2012


The crowd gathered at Starkville Rotary Club’s weekly meeting was treated to an inside look at the work underway at the T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability.

July 15th

Strategies can reduce cost of school clothes

July 15, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

Creativity and planning ahead can make buying school clothes for the coming year gentler on checking accounts, even when parents have more than one child.

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