Archive - 2013
By MATT CRANE
While Ruth Morgan's visit to Starkville's Church of the Living God was meant for gathering old photographs of the Do-Right Church in the Needmore Community, her search led to a surprising revelation and veritable historical jackpot.
It was Sept. 26, 1971 as my car headed towards Longview. I was cruising and looking for a face, a place and everything else to paint on that glorious day. Earlier, I had phoned my old baby nurse, Catherine Yeates, and told her I would pick her up so she could baby-sit Little Frank for a few hours. We all loved Catherine, and she was a sweet and dear part of our family.
Johnie Skinner, 76, died Wednesday,Â Feb. 13, 2013 in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday,Â Feb. 18, 2013 atÂ BethelÂ
MissionaryÂ Baptist ChurchÂ in Starkville with Rev. Roychester Young officiating.
Burial will follow at Bethel Church Cemetery of Starkville.
Visitation will be held 1-5 p.m Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 from West Memorial Chapel.
I love to talk and especially love to hear myself talk â€” much to the chagrin of those with whom I share the planet. So, Iâ€™m understandably puzzled by the increase in texting and tweeting which involve no use of the vocal chords whatsoever.
By STEVEN NALLEY
For the past year, Charles Evans has been working to bring history out of hiding.
By NATHAN GREGORY
A second candidate has emerged to run against incumbent Sandra Sistrunk for the Ward 2 Alderman seat as a Democrat.
Lisa Wynn, currently a literacy coach and a trustee for the Starkville-Oktibbeha County Public Library System Board, is a former Starkville School District employee, where she was a special education and reading teacher.
By MATT CRANE
The works of William Shakespeare continue to dominate the cultural landscape of Mississippi State University as the Department of Communication prepares for the arrival of the American Shakespeare Center as it presents a professional performance of â€śTwelfth Nightâ€ť 7:30 p.m. Friday in Lee Hallâ€™s Bettersworth Auditorium.
JACKSON â€“ Starkville Academy's Lady Volunteers have another Class AAA, Division II State championship.
On Saturday, the Lady Vols claimed the second-straight such title as they defeated East Rankin Academy 63-15.
Starkville Academy coach Glenn Schmidt was all smiles following the game watching her team celebrate the first of hopefully three championships.
JACKSON â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have bought into the notion that defense wins championships.
It was certainly the case Saturday afternoon when the Lady Vols captured the Class AAA, Division II State title with a 63-15 victory over the East Rankin Lady Patriots at Hillcrest Christian School.
JACKSON â€“ The Starkville Academy Volunteers found a way to come back and win when it seemed like they were beaten.
The Volunteers (17-15) beat Washington School 67-65 in the consolation game of the Class AAA, Division II Tournament Saturday night at Hillcrest Christian School.