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December 15th

Leona Elizabeth (Topsy) Shirley Wells

December 15, 2014

Leona Elizabeth (Topsy) Shirley Wells was born in Monroe County MS, May 31, 1917.  She died at the age of 97 on December 14, 2014.  At the age of two, her family moved to Clay County, MS.  Her father, Milford Bard Shirley, was a farmer, dairyman, Justice of the Peace, supervisor of county roads, and member of the board of supervisors for 16 years.  Her mother, Nancy Elizabeth McClellan Shirley was

Sarah Faye Vaughan

December 15, 2014

Mrs. Sarah Faye Vaughan age 71 of Tuscaloosa passed away Sunday December 14, 2014 at Hospice of West Alabama.

Rubel Parm Cowart, Jr.

December 15, 2014

Rubel Parm Cowart, Jr.
Rubel Parm Cowart, Jr., died suddenly on December 13, 2014 in Hazlehurst.  Visitation is 12:00 noon on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, with funeral services to follow at the church at 2:00 pm, with interment in the Hazlehurst Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.

MSU women rout MVSU, use all 14 players

December 15, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are in the midst of six-game stretch in 10 days.
It started last Thursday and ends this coming Sunday with a game in a Las Vegas tournament. Entering Monday night's game, the Bulldogs were two games deep and coming off a victory over Southern Miss Sunday afternoon on the road.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Bulldogs handle games, luncheon, in impressive way

December 15, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs have had a busy two days and it's about to get even busier.
After traveling for a game at Southern Mississippi on Sunday, the MSU women made it back in town and got up for Monday's HailState Hoops Luncheon, then played Mississippi Valley State Monday night.

State defense thinner at the safety position

December 15, 2014

Mississippi State was already thin at the safety position entering the Egg Bowl against Ole Miss in the regular season finale.
The Bulldogs lost another safety. Junior Kendrick Market suffered an Achilles injury in the first half of that game that will sideline him for the Capital One Orange Bowl against Georgia Tech on New Year's Eve.

East Webster drops decision to Winona in OT

December 15, 2014

MABEN – A change in schedule may have only provided a boys game on Monday night at East Webster High School, but those in attendance got the most out of their money as the Wolverines and Winona Tigers went into overtime.
From beginning to the very end, it was a tight contest that came down to Winona leaving with a 57-52 victory.

‘Geocaching’ used to clean park

December 15, 2014

A group of local Geocachers gathered Saturday to participate in an event to pick up trash in a local park.
Nathan Lewis, who organized the event, said that Geocaching is a “21st Century scavenger hunt using GPS units.” All that it needed to participate, he said, is a GPS and a thrill for the outdoors.

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Crenshaw serves through love of animals

December 15, 2014

According to her friends, Christy Crenshaw has always loved animals. Growing up, she wanted to one day have a job where she would get to spend all of her time with animals.
Crenshaw’s dream came true when she was hired as the general manager of the Oktibbeha County Humane Society earlier this year.

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December 14th

Danny Coleman

December 14, 2014

Danny Coleman, age 61, passed away at his residence in Starkville on December 13, 2014 after a lengthy battle with cancer.  Danny was born and raised in Starkville and was retired from Four County Power Association, was a member of the National Guard, and a board member of the Adaton-Self Creek Volunteer Fire Department.

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