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September 27th

Lady Wolverines win division softball crown

September 27, 2012

EUPORA – In Lee Berryhill's first season, the East Webster slowpitch softball team greeted him with a Class 2A, Region 5, District 4 championship.

The Lady Wolverines took care of business and beat Eupora 7-2 Thursday to ensure the title.

OCSD superintendent, board dismissed

September 27, 2012

The Mississippi Board of Education has voted to ask Gov.

BREAKING: MDE release: Board asks for emergency declaration for county schools

September 27, 2012

JACKSON, MISS — The Mississippi Board of Education (MBE) determined that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Oktibbeha County School District. Acting on a recommendation from the Mississippi Commission on School Accreditation, the MBE voted unanimously to ask Gov. Phil Bryant to declare a state of emergency for the school district.

Michael Montgomery

September 27, 2012

Mr. Michael Ross Montgomery, 40, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 in Starkville. 

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Linhares officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oddfellows Cemetery.
Visitation will be held noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.

Laura Bishop

September 27, 2012

Mrs. Laura Harpole Bishop, 91, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Whitfield Nursing Home in Corinth.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at Double Springs Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Smith officiating.
Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home in Maben.
Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Paul Jacob

September 27, 2012

Mr. Paul B. Jacob, 90, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012  in Meridian.

Funeral services will held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Starkville with Rev. Clifton Curtis officiating.
Visitation will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 preceding the service.
Welch Funeral Home in Starkville is in charge of arrangements.

Blanche Allen

September 27, 2012

EUPORA — Mrs. Blanche Doler Allen, 94, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at the North Mississippi Medical Center Long Term Care Unit in Eupora.

Funeral Services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Old Bethany Cemetery in Webster County.
Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at the funeral home.

September 26th

From Bugs to the Bizarre

September 26, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Whether he is illustrating the minute details of local and exotic insects or creating personal works through global collaborations, Joe Macgown is driven to do one thing: create.

Mayor breaks tie, ’12-13 budget plan passes

September 26, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Mayor Parker Wiseman broke a 3-3 deadlock on a resolution to approve Starkville’s upcoming fiscal year budget during a recess board of aldermen meeting Wednesday.

Board grants triplex appeal with variance

September 26, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Adjustments and Appeals approved a street setback variance for a triplex currently under development on Mallory Lane and re-elected its chair and vice-chair at its meeting Wednesday at City Hall.

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