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July 21st, 2012

Vaughan’s vocabulary

July 21, 2012

By Don Vaughan
Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Take time out to appreciate what matters

July 21, 2012

By Matt Crane
Lifestyles Reporter

On opening night, I don't expect gifts from people for my impending performance. The thrill of hearing the audience applaud and seeing the range of emotions on their faces has always sufficed.
That's not to say gifts are unwelcome.

Things get worse with age it seems

July 21, 2012

By Emily Jones
Deluded Diva

While driving across the state a few days ago, I had a light bulb moment that would have knocked my socks off if I’d been wearing any. 

Rona Coleman

July 21, 2012

Ms. Rona Elizabeth Stallings Coleman, 94, died Friday, July 20, 2012 at Vickers Personal Care Home in Starkville.

She was a retired homemaker and was reared in Maben. Her hobbies included cooking, quilting and serving the church.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, July 23, 2012 at Friendship Baptist Church of Sturgis. Rev. Halton Davis Jr. and Tim Buchanan will officiate.

July 20th

Showcasing talent: Seven of MSU's 11 commits perform at Big Dawg Camp

July 21, 2012

Mississippi State hosted over 100 of the top athletes across the Southeast on Friday night for the annual Big Dawg Camp. 

Seven of MSU’s 11 commitments were on hand to showcase their talents and while most performed at a high level, B.J. Hammond definitely stood out. The 6-4 receiver from Gadsden, Ala., ran solid routes and seemed to get to find the football with ease. 

Rice scientist looks back at noted career

July 20, 2012


Of the six varieties of rice Dwight Kanter developed and named, three are named after small Mississippi Delta towns: Litton, Pace and Priscilla.

Funding sought for courthouse cameras

July 20, 2012

County officials say funding from a U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant could help fund the installation of extra surveillance cameras at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex.

Children’s radio-writing camp develops creativity

July 20, 2012


When children engaged in the “Magic Sentence” activity at Mississippi State University’s Writing for Radio Camp, it was actually the children themselves that the teachers saw as magical.

July 19th

Musical comedy brings apocalypse to the stage

July 19, 2012


After 30 years, the Summer Scholars on Stage program will once again raise the curtain for its newest original musical comedy.

“Don’t Panic! (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Apocalypse)” premieres tonight at 7 p.m. in the McComas Hall theater at Mississippi State University.

Sheriff: Lock car doors at all times

July 19, 2012


Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a Thursday-morning string of car burglaries in the area of Cardinal Lane, a residential road in western Oktibbeha County.

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