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October 28th

MSU's Stricklin talks baseball with Rotarians

October 28, 2013

The subject of Mississippi State baseball remains very popular.
Even before the Bulldogs made their historic run to the NCAA College World Series championship finals last season, the sport was a hot topic with fans and supporters.
It was the focus once again on Monday when MSU athletic director Scott Stricklin spoke to the Starkville Rotary Club at the Starkville Country Club.

Ross progresses with Jackets in cross country

October 28, 2013

Alex Ross may not be the most talkative member of the Starkville High cross country team, but that does not stop him from being one of its biggest leaders.
“He is a good leader,” Yellowjackets coach Caroline Woomer said. “He does it quietly. He doesn’t ask for the position, but he does it well.”

Phillip Courtney Windham

October 28, 2013

Phillip Courtney Windham, 61 of Starkville, was taken by our Lord on October 23, 2013. 

Marvin Haney

October 28, 2013

Marvin York Haney, 86, died on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.  Born April 15, 1927 in Nara Visa, NM, he was a son of Coleman Bailey and Nell Logan Haney. Raised in Pampa, TX he was a graduate of Pampa High School and he served the United States Navy in the Pacific aboard the USS Atlanta from 1945 until 1946.

Charles William Golden

October 28, 2013


Allie Will Richardson Gipson

October 28, 2013

Allie Will Richardson Gipson, 78, died October 21, 2013 in Norwich, Connecticut.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 @ Zion Gate Missionary Baptist Church, Columbus, MS with Reverend Dr. James A. Boyd, officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

Kate Dell Frazier

October 28, 2013

Kate Dell Frazier, 98, a homemaker, passed away Friday October 25, 2013 at the Windsor Place in Columbus, MS. Ms. Frazier was born January 8, 1915 in Crawford, MS. She was a member of Bevils Hill Methodist Church.

David Nicholas Collins

October 28, 2013

Funeral services for David Nicholas Collins of Winona will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, 
October 28, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in Vaiden 
Cemetery in Vaiden.

Visitation will be Sunday, October 27, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., at Oliver Funeral Home.

Mr. Collins, 31, died at his residence on Thursday, October 24.


Mrs. Mississippi tells story to U.S.

October 28, 2013

Ever since she was 5 years old, Sagen Gunnoe knew she wanted to be a veterinarian.

But, her dreams of becoming a vet were derailed at 13 when doctors told her she would never walk again after having surgery for scoliosis, an abnormal curving of the spine.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Gregory’s vision helps city grow

October 28, 2013

There’s much to be said about the work Jennifer Gregory, CEO of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, has done and continues to do, but there’s a common denominator everyone in the town recognizes: her vision for Starkville.

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