September 25th, 2014
Margaret Sanders Roach, 91, passed away on September 22, 2014 at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital in Germantown, TN.Â 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, 97, passed on September 22, 2014 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. Before her retirement, she was a business woman.Â She was the wife of Eugene I. (Gene) Nelson, for 43 years, and Lathan Joblin for 17.
EUPORA â€“ 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.
Starkville Parks Commission Chair Dan Moreland, through Starkville Parks and Recreationâ€™s certified public accountant (CPA) firm, has denied an informal request from Starkville Daily News for access to Parksâ€™ monthly expense reports and current account balances.
Jay Moon sees a chance for Mississippi and America to regain jobs that were once offshored to other countries.
â€śA censor is a man knows more than he thinks you ought to.â€ť
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.
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.
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.
Bo Milton is excited to see his Winston Academy Patriots hit the fieldÂ Friday nightÂ because the coach knows this is just another opportunity to gain experience for his youthful squad.
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.