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Absentee voting for the Oktibbeha County prosecutor special election begins today.
The special election will be held on Nov. 5 to elect a county prosecutor after longtime prosecutor Roy Carpenter resigned in June.
Haley Brown, Brace Knox and Matt Wilson are running in Novemberâ€™s election.
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George Evans remembers when he and Ruth Morgan were children, back in the 1940s.
He said he had started shining shoes in his fatherâ€™s parlor at the age of eight, and Morganâ€™s father was a frequent customer of the parlor. He also remembers Morgan sitting on her fatherâ€™s knee. He said it was not the only memory they shared.
The theme of the day was preparation.
Storms are brewing over Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Colvard Student Union â€” figuratively and literally.
A mentoring initiative the Greater Starkville Development Project hosts is allowing volunteers to help third graders throughout Oktibbeha County.
The initiative, called Project C.L.A.S.S. â€” Community Leaders Assisting Schools with Success â€” is a mentoring program that emphasizes helping third grade students with reading and math classwork.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is hosting its fall unWINE event, part of the Partnershipâ€™s New South Weekends, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. tonight.
The Commission on Consolidated Starkville School District Structure reviewed several potential grade configurations for the future district at its meeting on Wednesday.
tarkville Police Department on Wednesday released more information on a traffic accident that claimed the life of a Mississippi State University freshman.
Kaleb Dwayne Barker, 19, of Lucedale, died after a Tuesday morning traffic accident between McDonaldâ€™s Strange Brew Coffeehouse on Highway 12 in Starkville.
Feeding America designated September as Hunger Action Month, but many local churches have food banks available year round for those in need.
At one point during his lecture for Mississippi State University students, University of Mississippi psychology professor and neuroscientist Kenneth J. Sufka asked students to pick out an accurately drawn picture of a penny from amid 14 other inaccurate penny pictures on a projector slide.