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Archive - 2014

July 11th

Checking backseat could save child’s life

July 11, 2014

As summer temperatures rise, several state and local agencies have been taking action to remind parents that it’s imperative to make sure not to leave their children in cars unattended.

SPD arrests suspect in officer assault

July 11, 2014

Starkville Police Department officers arrested a resident who reportedly fired shots at them early Thursday morning, averting injuries on either side.

SPD Chief Frank Nichols said Chadwick Lee Eaves lives at 271 Reed Road with his mother. At 3:30 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report from another relative that Eaves exhibited possible signs of mental illness and possessed a gun.

2 men sought in theft at Wal-Mart

July 11, 2014

Starkville Police Department is seeking community aid in identifying and apprehending two suspects in a reported shoplifting incident Tuesday at Starkville’s Wal-Mart.

Third annual CommUNITY Day planned for July 19

July 11, 2014

Loosing a child is arguably one of the most traumatic events a parent can experience.

When Anita Lindsey’s 22-year-old daughter Quanesha was shot in a domestic dispute several years ago, Lindsey said she felt as if her whole world had fallen part.

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July 10th

Jenell Roberts

July 10, 2014

Jenell Christene Roberts, 49, died Thursday, July 3, 2014 in Columbus, Mississippi.
Funeral Services will be held  11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Austin Church of Christ Holiness, U.S.A., with Pastor Chester Mangum, Officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday, July 11, 2014 from 1:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

Lubertha Perkins

July 10, 2014

Lubertha Perkins, 90, died Sunday, July 6, 2014 in Meridian, Mississippi.
Graveside Services will be held 11:00 A.M., Friday, July 11, 2014 at Mt. Peiler Cemetery with Rev. Jessie Townsel, Officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, July 11, 2014 10:00 A.M.- 10:30 A.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.
Burial will follow at Mt. Peiler Cemetery.

Fred Lindsey

July 10, 2014

Fred Lindsey, 69, died Wednesdy, July 9, 2014 in Winona, Mississippi.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M.Saturday, July 12,2014 at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.
Visitation will be held Friday, July 11,2014 from 12:00 P.M.- 6:00P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.
Burial will folow at Rockhill Cemetery.
West Memorial is in charge of arrangements.

Denton Jenkins

July 10, 2014

Mr. Denton Jenkins, 93, retired Farmer, died 7/8/14 at his residence in Ackerman, Ms.
Services will be Noon Friday 7/11/14 at the Chester Baptist Church in Chester Ms. with burial in the Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday 10:00AM until Noon at the Church. Mr. Denton was a member of the Chester Baptist Church and an Army veteran.

State of SHS athletics: Jackets fine-tune skills in summer

July 10, 2014

Starkville High School Athletic Director Stan Miller understands success in sports just doesn't come with work during the school year.
Miller has made the rounds this summer and has watched as several of the athletic teams under his care were taking part in activities to make improvements.

Comfortable surroundings: Starkville 12-year-old All-Stars like fact they host tournament

July 10, 2014

Going on the road for tournament play can be a negative at times.
For the Starkville 12-year-old All-Stars, that is something they don't have to worry about this weekend.
Although it's considered a treat to be able to go out of town and be able to eat at other places and swimming in the hotel pool, it can also be considered a hindrance to the real reason the teams are in a particular place.

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