Rev. Stone will serve as a speaker for Starkville’s NDOP observance

601124_2260231922447_1613618016_nRev. Joseph Stone of Second Baptist Church of Starkville will serve as one of eight speakers at Starkville’s Observance of The National Day of Prayer.

Make plans to join us and hear Rev. Stone speak about the importance of prayer for families.  Starkville’s Observance of The National Day of Prayer is set for noon May 7 at the Starkville Sportsplex. It will be a special time for the community to come together as a group to pray for Starkville, Oktibbeha County, the State of Mississippi and the nation.

For more information about the Starkville’s Observance of the National Day of Prayer, contact Gwen Sisson at To learn more about The National Day of Prayer, go to

Starkville’s Observance of the National Day of Prayer is set for May 7

NDP_2015Theme-Content_403x403_2.00SAVE THE DATE: Starkville’s Observance for the National Day of Prayer is set for noon May 7 at the Starkville Sportsplex! Join us for a panel of community leaders who will share their personal testimonies of the power of prayer, and prayer for their particular area of the community. Each year, the community is invited to gather at the Sportsplex to pray for the community of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, the state of Mississippi and the nation. While personal prayer is very important, coming together to pray as a community, for the community is important. Begin now to prepare your hearts for this event… small group studies and prayer guides are available at

Join us Nov. 13 for the Christmas Handworks Bazaar at Starkville FUMC

10655301_849066515123630_8889691076983885915_oIt is a great way to get a head start on your Christmas shopping, while helping out a worthy local charity.
Starkville First United Methodist Church will be hosting the 9th Annual Christmas Handworks Bazaar, set for Thursday, Nov. 13, beginning at 10 a.m. with extended evening hours to 7 p.m. in the Christian Life Center.
Vendors from throughout the state will be on hand to provide unique artistic options for your Christmas gift-giving this year.

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My heart hurts over Carole McReynolds Davis…


Walt Grayson’s photo of Carole McReynolds Davis “doing her thing.”

What a delight she was…

The news of the passing of Carole McReynolds Davis of Starkville yesterday, was a shock wave. So many people commented on how they just saw her at lunch that day or somewhere in Starkville last week and she seemed “like Carole.”

What a character! She loved “being an artist” and totally embraced the lifestyle, but she loved Starkville, Mississippi State University and Oktibbeha County just as much. Continue reading