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September 25th, 2014

Margaret Sanders Roach

September 25, 2014

Margaret Sanders Roach, 91, passed away on September 22, 2014 at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital in Germantown, TN.  She was retired owner of Ray-Mar Jewelry in Starkville, MS, member of Faith Baptist Church, and a volunteer at Oktibbeha County Hospital and the Salvation Army.

Mozelle Nelson Joblin

September 25, 2014

Mozelle Nelson Joblin, 97, passed on September 22, 2014 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. Before her retirement, she was a business woman.  She was the wife of Eugene I. (Gene) Nelson, for 43 years, and Lathan Joblin for 17.

East Webster defeats Eupora in county softball outing

September 25, 2014

EUPORA – Strong bats and unrelenting determination were the themes of East Webster slow pitch softball Thursday evening as the Lady Wolverines topped the Eupora Lady Eagles 16-6.

Parks denies access to balances

September 25, 2014

Starkville Parks Commission Chair Dan Moreland, through Starkville Parks and Recreation’s certified public accountant (CPA) firm, has denied an informal request from Starkville Daily News for access to Parks’ monthly expense reports and current account balances.

MSU hosts reshoring event Wed.

September 25, 2014

Jay Moon sees a chance for Mississippi and America to regain jobs that were once offshored to other countries.

Banned Books Week observed

September 25, 2014

“A censor is a man knows more than he thinks you ought to.”
This quote by Laurence J. Peters succinctly states the purpose behind Banned Books Week, which is being celebrated by libraries around the country this week.
Meredith Wickham, the young adult librarian at the Starkville Public Library, said Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read.

September 24th

Barbara Ann Taylor Malone

September 24, 2014

1947 - 2014

Barbara Ann Taylor Malone, aka "Bob" 66, of Laurel, MS, died peacefully at her home on September 23, 2014, following a lengthy illness.
She was the daughter of JC and Alice Taylor of Oxford, MS who preceded her in death.

Unbeaten Starkville: SHS, SA, MSU have combined 13-0 mark

September 24, 2014

It's great to be a football fan in Starkville right now.
As the Starkville High School Yellowjackets and Starkville Academy Volunteers near the halfway point of their seasons and the Mississippi State Bulldogs are four games deep in their schedule, all three programs are undefeated and are a combined 13-0.

Winston Academy's young squad looks to compete with SA

September 24, 2014

Bo Milton is excited to see his Winston Academy Patriots hit the field Friday night because the coach knows this is just another opportunity to gain experience for his youthful squad.

Columbus gets attention of the SHS coaching staff

September 24, 2014

A 23-point victory over a defending Class 3A State champion is enough to get the attention of the Starkville High School coaching staff about the next opponent.
The Columbus Falcons, fresh off a 43-20 win over the Louisville Wildcats, will invade Yellowjacket Stadium for the Class 6A, Region 2 opener Friday night. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and it will be homecoming for the Jackets.

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