August 20th, 2012
Graveside services for Dr. Charley Scott were held Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in Magnolia Memory Gardens with Stephens Funeral Home handling arrangements.
Ester John (Sonny) Breland Jr., 67, died Thursday, August 9, 2012 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.Â
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012 at Meadowview Baptist Church with Rev. Jason Middleton and Jason Green conducting the service.
Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Sturgis.
Mr. Ossie "BO" Williams, 62, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Rochester Young officiating.
Burial will follow at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 2-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Carolyn Wynn-Hollingshed, 60, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Sand Creek Chapel M.B. Church with Rev. Larnzy Carpenter officiating.
Burial will follow in Rockhill Cemetery.
Mr. John Doss, 64, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at his home in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Beth-el M.B. Church with Rev. Lee Brand Jr. officiating.
Burial will follow at Beth-el Cemetery.
Visitation will be held noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.
West Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
By MATT CRANE
The empowering story of Wangari Maathai is capturing the attention of Starkville and Mississippi State University.
On Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Starkville Public Library, author and MSU English professor Michael Kardos will host a presentation and discussion on âUnbowed: A Memoirâ by Maathai, the fourth Maroon Edition book selection.
By CARL SMITH
With the right investments and commitments, Mississippi Manufacturers Association President and CEO Jay C. Moon says Mississippi can position itself to revitalize its manufacturing industry as costs continue to rise overseas.
By CARL SMITH
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is expected to take the final step necessary to update its county 911 emergency system by approving a software upgrade purchase for dispatchersâ computer systems at its 5:30 p.m. Monday meeting at the courthouse.
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
JACKSON â Mississippi has nonpartisan judicial elections in name, if not in practice.
Mississippi State is gearing up for the 2012 football season and with 13 days remaining before the opening kickoff, the Bulldogs announced the resignation of Angelo Mirando.
Mirando, who served as the MSU receivers coach last season, indicated personal reasons was the cause for his departure from the program.