May 8th, 2015
The United States Postal Service is encouraging people to place more than just postage in their mailboxes on Saturday.
The National Association of Letter Carrierâ€™s Stamp Out Hunger food drive will be collecting non-perishable food items that are left in mailboxes and and at the Starkville Post Office.
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A trio of Mississippi State University food service employees landed in Oktibbeha County Jail after arrests for their alleged roles in food theft from the university.
At 22, Dallas Oâ€™Bryant already has a booming agriculture business. Double D Farms has been coming to the Starkville farmerâ€™s market for five years bringing a variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as flowers, homemade pasta, jams, jellies and other canned goods.
Area leaders in politics, education and healthcare came together Thursday for a National Day of Prayer ceremony at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The event was an opportunity to pray for the community and the issues citizens face at the local, state and national level, according to event organizer Gwen Sisson.
James (Jim) Davis Quin was born on January 31, 1935, and passed away on May 5, 2015, at 80 years of age.Â Jim was a graduate of Tylertown High school, where he met his lifetime sweetheart, Alice Anne Bickham, whom he later married.Â He graduated from Southwest Mississippi Junior College and continued his studies at the University of Mississippi where he earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering.Â
Over the next two days, softball will be the talk of Webster County.
The East Webster Lady Wolverines and Eupora Lady Eagles meet in the Class 2A North State championship series with the winner punching a ticket to Ridgeland for the state championships.
With the two schools only being separated by about 10 miles, the teams are quite familiar with each other.
OXFORD â€“ It looked like Mississippi State was going to get out of the fourth and eighth innings unscathed on Thursday night.
The Bulldogs had two outs in both frames, but Ole Miss found a way to score all four of its runs with two outs and ended up beating MSU 4-3 at Swayze Field.
The Starkville High School girls track team has been solid in distance events over the last several years.
When it comes to the 800, 1600 and 3200 meter runs in Saturday's Class 6A State championship meet in Pearl, the Mattox sisters have had it covered.
EUPORA â€“ Rusty Johnson did his best to keep the Eupora Eagles within striking distance of Thursday's baseball game against Hatley.
Johnson went the distance on the mound for the Eagles and drove in two runs with three hits offensively.
At the end of the day, Eupora didn't have enough in the tank to outlast the tough-hitting Tigers and lost a 7-5 decision to end its season.