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September 5th, 2012

Clash of undefeateds: West Oktibbeha, Eupora are both off to good starts

September 5, 2012

The Eupora and West Oktibbeha football teams have much in common, but have approached its matchup against the other in different ways.

The Eagles and Timberwolves square off in Eupora at 7:30 p.m. tonight.

Eupora reached its 3-0 record by coming off a 22-13 win over Winona last week.

West Point looks for improvement

September 5, 2012

The West Point Green Wave are looking to get a little bit better each week.

After getting beaten on a last-second field goal by South Panola 12-10 in the first week, West Point had an open date before defeating Columbus last Friday 26-19.

The Green Wave make the trip to face rival Starkville at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

MSU, Auburn look for QBs to step up

September 5, 2012

The winner of the football matchup between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday will gain an early advantage in the Southeastern Conference Western Division race.

It creates a certain measure of pressure on quarterbacks making their seventh and second starts of their careers.

Maxine Bross

September 5, 2012

Mrs. Maxine Bross, 89, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at her residence in Haleyville, Ala. 

Funeral services will be held noon Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.
Welch Funeral Home in Starkville is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Evans

September 5, 2012

Mrs. Dorothy Mae Evans, 84, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 at Second Baptist Church with Rev. Joseph Stone officiating.
Burial will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery.

Hayes Daniel

September 5, 2012

Mr. Hayes Daniel, 63, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.

Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 at First United Methodist Church.
Burial followed at Brooksville Cemetery with Rev. Russell Mord officiating.
Visitation was held 5-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 at Cockrell Funeral Home in Macon.

Douglas Goodwin

September 5, 2012

Mr. Douglas Howell Goodwin, 49, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. 

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 at First United Methodist Church in Starkville with Rev. Tommy Temple officiating.
Burial will follow at Memorial Garden Park.
Visitation will be held noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 at First United Methodist Church.

September 4th

Confessions of a Market-a-Holic

September 5, 2012


Don’t let go of summer yet

September 5, 2012


[Setting: Some sort of drafty fold in the space-time continuum. Yes, I realize time-travel is a cheap narrative device, which is why we are time-folding.]

“You know what? School hasn’t started yet. I can still make stock from scratch.” This is what Alix of days ago said.

Objection to municipal complex plan filed

September 5, 2012


A Starkville man filed an objection Tuesday in Oktibbeha County Chancery Court regarding the city’s agreement to issue certificates of participation connected to the construction of a new city hall.

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