2007-2008

HEALTH ISSUES IN MISSISSIPPI Today, we welcome Ed Thompson, State Health Officer from Jackson,  to discuss current health issues and concerns in the state. A REPORT FROM PACCAR Next week, we’ll get a progress report on PACCAR’s new diesel engine plant that’s rapidly taking shape east of Starkville  between Highway 82 and GTR Airport.  Our […]

GE AVIATION COMES TO MISSISSIPPI Kristi Sturgeon, plant manager for GE Infra-Aviation, is today’s guest. She’ll tell us about the company that’s in the finishing stages of building a new plant near Batesville to manufacture composite parts for GE’s aircraft engines. The company has been working out of Raspet Flight Research Lab here since January […]

UNDERSTANDING FASTPITCH SOFTBALL Today, we welcome two guests.  Jay Miller is Head Coach of MSU’s Women’s Softball team that at this writing has a 30-11 record and a 21 national ranking.  Lacy Lee Baker is Executive Director of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. CHESTER REMEMBERS . . . . Back by popular demand, Rotarian Chester […]

RECALLING THOSE GOOD OL’ DAYS At our meeting March 17, the program focused on the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum and part of the program was a Power Point presentation of a collection of picture postcards from the early years of Starkville and Mississippi A & M College. Rotarian Chester McKee‘s narration and recollections of the […]

THE 2008 DISTRICT CONFERENCE – APRIL 17-19, STARKVILLE, MS The 2008 District Convention was enjoyable, enlightening, and well worth the investment of time and effort for those attending. Congratulations to Governor Jack, Conference Chair Larry Mullins, and all the members of our Club who pitched in to make it a success. Although we can’t do […]

STARKVILLE COMMUNITY MARKET Our guest today is  Jeremiah Dumas, assistant professor of Landscape Architecture.  He’ll update us on  Starkville Community Market, the open air market scheduled to open in early summer somewhere in downtown Starkville. ANOTHER NEW AVIATION PLANT Next Monday, our guest will be  Kristi Sturgeon, plant manager for a new GE Infra-Aviation plant […]