Archive - 2013
OCH Regional Medical Center reopened its aquatic facility on Monday after it was closed for two months while undergoing renovations. To celebrate the re-opening, OCH hosted an open house complete with snow cones, water games and information booths.
One day after taking the oath of office, Starkvilleâ€™s new board of aldermen will meet to set the cityâ€™s future into motion.
District 37 State Rep. Gary Chism (R- Columbus) believes a Mississippi judge overstepped his boundaries when he blocked Mississippiâ€™s open carry law from taking effect.
Chism represents Oktibbeha, Lowndes and Clay counties.
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Louise James Godbold, 99, died in Greenwood, SC, on June 29, 2013.Â She is survived by a son, Stanly (Jeannie) of Starkville, a daughter Mary Lynn (Dan) Bills of North Augusta, SC; a daughter Doris Baker of Sumter, SC; and a brother Arthur (Esther) James of Sumter, SC. She leaves seven grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
Mississippi State players have racked a good bit of recognition and awards this season.
On Monday, Bulldog head coach John Cohen got to share in that experience.
The fifth-year MSU skipper was selected as a finalist for the CollegeBaseballInsider.com 2013 National Coach of the Year Award.
This is a new year for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers basketball team.
After posting a perfect season in route to winning their second three-peat of State championships in as many years, the Lady Vols have always returned to the court and are busy preparing for the next season.
In Matthew 6:1-4, Jesus Christ teaches that the best works of kindness are done in private.
After her graduation ceremony at the Greensboro Center, Tori Gifford hurried to catch her teacher Amanda Page at the stageâ€™s front, packing up graduation gowns.
â€śMs. Mandy, Iâ€™ve got to show you something,â€ť she said. â€śI didnâ€™t know it was here, and I would have never known it was here if my daddy hadnâ€™t shown me.â€ť
Some lucky Oktibbeha County students headed to Mississippi State University will have their pockets a little heavier thanks to the local alumni chapter.
Beginning on Friday, the Oktibbeha County Alumni Chapter held its fourth annual tennis tournament, which serves to raise scholarship funds for area students.
Greg Carter has presented his Starkville Yellowjackets with several different looks with the basketball this summer.
Whether it's team camp or the one-day shootout at Mississippi State, the Itawamba Community College camp, the New Hope camp for three days, the West Point camp or their own camp, the Jackets have not lacked for opportunities to improve and get better.