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Former city representative to address allegations before Starkville aldermen

November 5, 2012

Former Ward 1 Alderman Sumner Davis III says he intends to respond to Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins’ allegations of illegal activity surrounding the emergency gate at the west end of Douglas McArthur Drive at a 5:30 p.m. meeting of the Starkville Board of Aldermen at City Hall.

Election 2012: Decision time; Obama, Romney make last-minute pleas in a close race

November 5, 2012

LYNCHBURG, Va. — President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made last-minute pleas for votes Monday, employing their last vestiges of energy, celebrity boosters and plenty of jet fuel to encourage every supporter and the few remaining undecideds to tip the 2012 election in their favor.

County approves lake lease

November 5, 2012

Oktibbeha County School District conservator Jayne Sargent signed a lease agreement for the OCSD’s portion of the Oktibbeha County Lake and campgrounds at the district’s meeting Monday.

OCSD 16th section land manager Mike Ainsworth said this recreational lease to John Barnett and Rick Stansbury will give the school district $31,290.25 in annual income.

SPD searching for 2 men in connection with armed robberies

November 5, 2012

Starkville Police Department investigators are searching for two men who they say have held pizza delivery employees at gunpoint on three separate occasions demanding money and other items.

BREAKING: County school district leases lake portion

November 5, 2012

Oktibbeha County School District conservator Jayne Sargent signed a lease agreement for the OCSD's portion of the Oktibbeha County Lake and campgrounds at the district's meeting Monday.

Zader Bailey

November 5, 2012

Mrs. Zader Lee Bailey, 78, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Choctaw Nursing Home in Ackerman.

Graveside funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 with Brother Jerry Lawson officiating.
Burial will follow in Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Cumberland.
Visitation will be held 1:45-2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 prior to services

Shirlie Parker

November 5, 2012

PINE BLUFF, Ark. — Mrs. Shirlie Emily Ford Parker of Pine Bluff, Ark., 77, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

Memorial services will be held noon Saturday, Nov. 10 , 2012, at the Pine Bluff Country Club in Pine Bluff, Ark.
Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Allen Golding

November 5, 2012

EUPORA — Mr. Allen Reid Golding, 70, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Webster Memorial Garden Cemetery in Webster County.
Visitation will be held 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at Oliver Funeral Home.

Peggy Bush

November 5, 2012

Mrs. Peggy Ann Upchurch Bush, 65, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. 

A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 at Crawford Street United Methodist Church in Vicksburg.
A graveside service will follow the memorial service at 3:30 p.m. in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Bradley.

Shelby Oaks

November 5, 2012

Shelby June "Meme" Hitt Oaks of Columbus, 68, died Nov. 1, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital.  

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at First United Methodist Church with
Rev. Tony Proctor officiating and Rev. J. Nelson assisting.  
Burial will follow at Springhill Baptist Church Cemetery near Millport, Ala.  

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