September 11th, 2011
AUBURN, Ala. â€“ The game between the No. 16 Mississippi State Bulldogs and the defending national champion Auburn Tigers came down to one play Saturday.
It was MSU quarterback Chris Relf's call.
The No. 16 Mississippi State Bulldogs dropped their Southeastern Conference opener 41-34 to Auburn, but they were still able to take positives back to Starkville with them.
SOUTHAVEN â€“ The results may not have shown it, but Saturday was a productive day for the Starkville High volleyball team according to head coach Lauren Love.
WEST POINT â€” Edna Lois Dill, 87, passed away, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 at her home, in Pheba. Â
PONCA CITY, Okla. â€” Clyde Quitman Sheely, Jr., resident of Ponca City, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at St. Francis Hospital. He was 74.
MACON â€” Funeral services for Mrs. Merle Dent Jones, 88, of Macon will be held Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at 3:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Macon.
EUPORA â€” Lois H. Edwards, 75 died Sept. 3, 2011 at her residence in Bellefontaine.Â
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora.Â
Charles E. Burkhardt, 57, passed away on Sept. 9, 2011 at his residence in Starkville.
He was supervisor of Forest and Facilities Management at Mississippi State University.
Louise Duke Reynolds, 83, of Starkville, went to her heavenly home Sept. 8, 2011. She passed away with family by her side at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.
By GWEN SISSON
Fall florals and decorating are taking on a natural home-grown feel in the Starkville area, according to local experts.