Some of our readers tells me that they do not want the status bar from constantly reminding them about messages. They resort to deleting the messages but the status bar won't stop giving reminders to the point of becoming an annoyance to the device owner. To disable the notification, follow the following steps:
1. Go to the messages application and press menu button.
2. On the pop-up menu, choose "Settings".
That's it. Your status bar will stop from bothering you with SMS message notifications.