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MSU preps for fall graduation

December 13, 2013

Mississippi State University usually has so many students walking across the stage for its spring graduation that it splits them into two ceremonies. There’s only one ceremony for MSU’s fall graduation, but MSU Registrar John Dickerson said that doesn’t mean there are that many fewer fall graduates.

State agency warns of holiday scams

December 13, 2013

Officials are warning Mississippians to beware of scams during the holiday season.

The Secretary of State’s office released a reminder to residents to be sure to check that any charity they donate to during the holiday season is legitimate. According to the Secretary of State’s report, charities in Mississippi must be registered with the Secretary of State’s office to solicit funds.

Volunteer Starkville engages youth in community service

December 13, 2013

The holiday season will be a little brighter for Oktibbeha County’s elderly thanks to Volunteer Starkville’s partnership with Ward Stewart Elementary’s art program.

Lashanda Renae Wyatt

December 13, 2013

Lashanda Renae Wyatt, 30,  died December 5, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2013 @ Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, MS with Reverend Charles Brown, officiating.
 Visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 13, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

George A. Roebuck

December 13, 2013

George Allen “Steve” Roebuck, 70, of Starkville, MS, died Wednesday, December 11, 2013. He died after a long struggle with a heart/lung condition.

Mary Tate Holmes

December 13, 2013

Mary Tate Holmes, 57, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo.  She was born Feb. 11, 1956 to Ida Mae Tate and the late Judge Tate.

Eliza Duck

December 13, 2013

Eliza Duck, 75,  died December 3, 2013 in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2013 @ Sixteenth Section Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, MS with Reverend William Richardson, officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 13, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

David Lee Chandler

December 13, 2013

David Lee Chandler, 50, died December 5, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2013 @ St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church, Artesia, MS with Reverend Nathaniel Best officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 13, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

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