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August 29th

Emma Hendrix

August 29, 2012

Mrs. Emma Lee Hendrix, 90, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 in Meridian.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at Zion Cypress United Methodist Church with Rev. Willie Hendrix officiating.
Burial will follow at Zion Cypress Cemetery.
Visitation will be held noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.

August 28th

Restaurants enjoy a ‘byte’ of convenient technology

August 29, 2012


There is just no escaping technology these days. As I entered a new, swanky restaurant on one of my travels, I saw the host tapping away on his iPad. He explained there would be a 15-minute wait and asked for my cell phone number. This particular restaurant has joined a growing number of businesses replacing their pager systems with text messaging.

More pit stops to come after 100th column

August 29, 2012


Corn dip can become new tailgate staple

August 29, 2012


MSU on the Move to offer healthy alternatives

August 29, 2012


The Health Education and Wellness department at Mississippi State University is helping members of both campus and community jump start a healthier lifestyle.

Documents show MSU severed booster ties

August 29, 2012


Mississippi State University released correspondence Tuesday detailing the school’s efforts to disassociate an unnamed booster who had “impermissible contact” with a prospective student athlete.

Last week, the university announced it was cooperating with the NCAA while it investigated the school for a “recruiting irregularity.”

New MSU site offers complete game-day info

August 29, 2012


After selling a school-record 44,212 season tickets, Mississippi State University officials have a measurable indicator of interest in the school’s football program. Now, thousands of football fans have a one-stop source for any and all information associated with MSU’s seven home games.

As Isaac assaults Gulf, area gasoline prices rise higher

August 29, 2012


Prices at Starkville pumps have jumped over the past few days after Hurricane Isaac’s arrival caused pipeline and refinery closures on the Gulf Coast.

WTVA to broadcast ABC programming

August 29, 2012


Tupelo NBC affiliate WTVA announced in a press release Tuesday that it has entered into an affiliation agreement with the ABC Television Network, meaning there will be no interruption in ABC programming for viewers in the Starkville area despite outgoing ABC affiliate WKDH discontinuing broadcasting at 11:59 p.m. Aug. 31.

Man behind center: Russell assumes control at quarterback for MSU

August 28, 2012

Young boys, who grow up playing football in the backyard, dream of being “the man” who leads the game winning drive, or throws the pass that stuns the crowd.

Tyler Russell officially becomes "the man" for Mississippi State as he leads the Bulldogs onto the field for the first time as the unquestioned leader of the team.

Tanner Fant of Starkville , Miss. will travel to Mobile, Ala. on Sunday, June 14 to participate in the 58th...
Drinking a beverage that tastes delicious and has good nutritional value is like having your cake and eating it, too.
Pasta, bread, pizza crusts, peanut butter, fried foods, beef, even certain types of chips — these are all foods that...
The memories of April 21, 2008 when we went to the Boston Marathon still lingered in our hearts and souls on April 15...
Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...


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