July 1st, 2011
By RUTH MORGAN
For Starkville Daily News
The Declaration of Independence is the document embodying the public act by which the American Continental Congress, on July 4, 1776 declared the north American colonies to be free and independent of
ACKERMAN â€” Funeral services for Ozie Weaver Jr., will be at 11 a.m. today at Coleman Funeral Home with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating.
Mrs. Juanita (Nita) Bishop, 82, ofÂ Starkville,Â passed away at Starkville Manor Nursing Home on June 29, 2011.Â
Eugena Rushing Taylor, 89, ofÂ Hattiesburg, died June 30, 2011, atÂ Wesley Medical Center .
Mrs. Taylor was a homemaker and a member of Starkville Church of God.
Mrs. Minnie Lee Fuller Richards, 79, passed away June 26, 2011, at Brookhaven Home in Muskegon, MI.
JACKSON â€” Funeral services for Carolyn Frances Ware King, 51, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 2 at Parkview Church of Christ in Jackson.
Burial will be at Rockhill Cemetery in Starkville.
OXFORD â€” Mrs. Bessie Long Hewlett, 83, a homemaker, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at her residence in Oxford.
By GWEN SISSON
Sarah Beth James said her year as Miss Mississippi 2010 has been full of adventures, successes and surprises.
By MATTHEW STEVENS
Mississippi State has awarded head baseball coach John Cohen with a three-year contract extension.