July 21st, 2012
By Don Vaughan
By Matt Crane
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.
By Emily Jones
While driving across the state a few days ago, I had a light bulb moment that would have knocked my socks off if Iâ€™d been wearing any.Â
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.
Mississippi State hosted over 100 of the top athletes across the Southeast on Friday night for the annual Big Dawg Camp.Â
Seven of MSUâ€™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.Â
By STEVEN NALLEY
Of the six varieties of rice Dwight Kanter developed and named, three are named after small Mississippi Delta towns: Litton, Pace and Priscilla.
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.
By STEVEN NALLEY
When children engaged in the â€śMagic Sentenceâ€ť activity at Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Writing for Radio Camp, it was actually the children themselves that the teachers saw as magical.
By MATT CRANE
After 30 years, the Summer Scholars on Stage program will once again raise the curtain for its newest original musical comedy.
â€śDonâ€™t Panic! (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Apocalypse)â€ť premieres tonight at 7 p.m. in the McComas Hall theater at Mississippi State University.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s deputies are investigating a Thursday-morning string of car burglaries in the area of Cardinal Lane, a residential road in western Oktibbeha County.