Archive - Oct 3, 2012
By STEVEN NALLEY
Several students in Mississippi State University President Mark Keenumâ€™s audience Wednesday were too young to remember a time before the Internet.
By MATT CRANE
The stew is simmering, the cakes are baking and, once again, Starkville and Oktibbeha County residents anxiously await the arrival of the annual Oktoc Country Store.
Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Oktoc Community Clubhouse, the Oktoc Garden Club will sponsor the 42nd annual Oktoc Country Store.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Presentation is everything in Frank Franklinâ€™s solution for worldwide hunger.
Mississippi State senior defensive back Johnthan Banks received much deserved praise entering the season.
His pursuit of the MSU career interception record while being one of the top cornerbacks in all of college football simply made the spotlight brighter.
The Ridgeland Titans have many options in the playbook and with personnel.
After playing the power I offense that Provine presented last week, the Starkville Yellowjackets know they have to be ready for anythng when the Titans come to down for Class 5A, Regin 2, District 6 action on Friday. Kickoff for the first October game is set for 7 p.m.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer put his team through a four-hour workout to begin preseason practice Wednesday.
Even though the practice was long, it was just a hint of what the Lady Bulldogs can expect as they train for the season under the new head coach.
MSU sophomore Kendra Grant admitted the practice was tough, but something the players needed.
Wallace Gray Jr., 83, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at his home.Â
Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at Brooksville Baptist Church with Brother Clifton Curtis and Brother Jay Spiller officiating.
Burial followed by Brooksville Cemetery.
Visitation was held 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at Brooksville Baptist Church.
Drexel Randolph Heath, 86, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko.Â
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
He was owner of Heath Oil Co. and a Navy veteran.
Dr. Carlton Lanier Carpenter Jr., 82, a native of Starkville and resident of Baton Rouge, La., died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 at Trinity Episcopal Church.
A private burial followed at Greenoaks Memorial Park.
Visitation was held 9-11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 at Trinity Episcopal Church.
William Joiner Pope Sr., 81, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center.Â
A full military graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 at Center Grove Cemetery with Rev. Joel Hudson officiating.
Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 at Center Grove Baptist Church.
Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.