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April 9th, 2014

Dr. James E. Wall

April 9, 2014

Dr. James E. Wall, son of Dr. and Mrs. Albert Eugene Wall, has met all of the criteria required and has received the blessing of being allowed to go home and live with his heavenly father for the rest of eternity.  Dr.

Mildred Parrish Norwood

April 9, 2014

Mildred Parrish Norwood, age 101, of Birmingham, AL, formerly of Columbus, MS, passed away January 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center at Riverchase in Birmingham, AL. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 3:00 PM at Gunter & Peel Chapel with Cody Watson officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home. Mrs.

Mary Elizabeth Swain Bacon

April 9, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Swain Bacon, 95 died of heart failure at Robinson Memorial Hospital Hospice Care in Revenna, Ohio on March 30.  She was born on May 14, 1918, the daughter of the late Jim Henry and Verna Welborn Swain of New Albany.  She graduated as valedictorian and class president from Amory High School in 1936 and as a cum laude graduate from MSCW in 1940 with a History/English major.  She recei

Board hires new SHS principal

April 9, 2014

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees unanimously named Ocean Springs High School Principal David Baggett as Starkville High School’s new principal at its Tuesday evening meeting.

White: Local Abner’s not going to close

April 9, 2014

Despite reports the Abner’s Famous Fried Chicken Tenders has filed bankruptcy, company owner and founder Abner White said Tuesday that Starkville’s location is in no danger of closing.

MSU students look at life after college

April 9, 2014

Marcus Jackson was one of several students at Mississippi State University who got a dose of reality Tuesday.

‘Young at Heart’ dancing group cutting rugs at Starkville Sportsplex

April 9, 2014

Bill Davis will be hosting the second “Young at Heart” dance from 7-10 p.m. on Friday at the Starkville Sportsplex Activities Building.

Davis is a local musician and photographer. He and his wife, Judy, decided to start the “Young at Heart” dance series because they felt there were few entertainment options for the more mature members of the Starkville community.

April 8th

J.F. "Jack" Douglas, Jr.

April 9, 2014

J.F. "Jack" Douglas, Jr., of Ocean Springs, passed away peacefully at home with family on Friday, April 4, 2014, at the age of 94.

Starkville's Self signs with Lions

April 9, 2014

After being sidelined by injury, Starkville High School's Dontavius Self spent the majority of his junior season watching basketball from the bench.
Many athletes would have let this setback get them down, but not Self, who says he spent his year off focused on “getting stronger, more aggressive and becoming a team leader” of the Yellowjackets.

SMITH COLUMN: Super Bulldog Weekend has sports a plenty

April 9, 2014

This will be a very important Super Bulldog Weekend this year for all sports involved.

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