August 27th, 2012
It's important to senior Jamiyah Covington to see the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets win volleyball matches.
When the opportunity arises, Covington likes to contribute to Starkville's success whenever she can.
Covington ended two of Monday's three sets against the Caledonia Lady Confederates with the winning points as the Lady Jackets swept a 3-0 victory at the Beehive.
The Boys and Girls Club of Starkville is stepping up and doing its part to help area students prepare for a successful future.
While no portion of Isaac is expected to make direct impact on the Starkville area, emergency planners are preparing for any adverse conditions the storm brings with it.
Regardless of where the storm travels, projections indicate Starkville and Oktibbeha County will see significant rainfall as well as the potential for straight-line winds and tornadoes.
Mr. Damian Lavent Street, 33, died Aug. 20, 2012 in Oktibbeha County.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at Sixteenth Section M.B. Church in Starkville with Rev. William Richardson officiating.
Burial will follow at Boyd Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Emma Louise Caradine Davis, 91, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at the Care Center in Aberdeen.
Graveside services will be held noon Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at Hatchett Cemetery in the Caradine Community with Rev. Steve Lampkin and Rev. Eric Davis officiating.
Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at Houston Funeral Home.
Mr. Rodney Wayne Smith, 38, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at University Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 in the Welch Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Buck Buchanan and Rev. Larry Yarber officiating.
Burial will follow at Memorial Garden in West Point.
Mr. Noel Earl Polk, 69, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, peacefully at his home in Jackson surrounded by his family.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at the Thad Cochran Building at the University of Southern Mississippi.
The family will greet friends from 1-2 p.m. Saturday.
Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Liz Heinz can erase her classroom's board with a wave of a hand.
Hannah Fischer had one final test on the day of her graduation, and it was timed.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to deny C Spire Wirelessâ€™s appeal for variances from city laws needed to erect a 100-foot cellular tower at its meeting Aug. 27.