February 15th, 2012
Dr. Robert Eugene Mangum, 82, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 in Starkville.
Dr. Mangum was born in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 27, 1929 to the late Eva Pearl and Carl Dickerson Mangum.
Edward Wayne McMinn, 72, of Starkville, formerly of Paragould, Ark., died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at OCH Regional Hospital in Starkville.
Starkville High School rocked the Beehive on Tuesday night as they advance in the Mississippi High School Association North Class 5A playoffs with a 77-33 rout of the Lake Cormorant Gators.
OLIVE BRANCH â€“ The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets had a strong comeback in the fourth quarter come up a little bit short as they dropped a 62-58 decision at Center Hill Tuesday night.
CRAWFORD â€“ For the second night in a row, the East Oktibbeha High School gymnasium featured an intense fourth quarter.
MABEN â€“ After getting upset in the regional championship by Houlka, the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves were a determined team in the first round of the North Class A playoffs.
WESSON â€“ The Eupora Eagles lead early, but could not overcome Wesson as they claimed a 72-61 victory.
By CARL SMITH
Starkville Fire Department officials say a Monday structure fire on Sand Road was ignited by the prolonged use of a heater.