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November 2nd, 2010

MSU football player loses battle with cancer

November 2, 2010

Nick Bell, a sophomore defensive end on the Mississippi State football team, died at University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital Tuesday. He was 20.

November 1st

Mildred Freeman Shurlds

November 1, 2010

MABEN –– The funeral for Mildred Freeman Shurlds will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Maben United Methodist Church. Committal services will be at Maben Memorial Gardens. The Revs.


November 1, 2010

Today is the general election across the nation.

Who’s on the ballot

On the ballot locally for the general election are the following races (some races may not appear on all ballots):

Wanted: Higher graduation rate

November 1, 2010

Oktibbeha County School District officials have set a goal to see a substantially increased graduation rate within the next four years.

Health Dept. sets flu clinic today

November 1, 2010

This year’s seasonal flu shot protects from three predicted strains of the flu virus, according to Dr. Roma Taylor, district health officer for the Mississippi State Department of Health.

Transportation commissioner dies

November 1, 2010

Northern District Transportation Commissioner Bill Minor, an official credited with helping to make advances in the region’s transportation systems, died Monday of a heart attack. He was 68.

Burglary suspect headed back to prison

November 1, 2010

The prime suspect in last week’s burglary on Harris Road is headed back to prison for violating terms of his post-release supervision for a prior felony conviction.

Sidney frustrated by his play on Saturday

November 1, 2010

Renardo Sidney continues to describe Saturday’s open scrimmage with one word: frustrating.

Johnson welcomes greater role with Lady Bulldogs

November 1, 2010

Diamber Johnson understands how difficult being a starting point guard can be in Southeastern Conference women's basketball.

Area transportation commissioner Minor dies

November 1, 2010

Northern District Transportation Commissioner Bill Minor, 68, died today in Biloxi where he'd been attending a national transportation conference, The Associated Press reports.

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