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June 24th, 2015

Palmer Home Radiothon on now

June 24, 2015

The Palmer Home for Children is encouraging people to turn their radio dials to one of the 11 SuperTalk Mississippi radio stations today, June 25, for their third annual radiothon. The event is to raise funds for the charity which supports children in need. The broadcast starts at 6 a.m. and will last for 12 hours.

New brewery coming to Starkville

June 24, 2015

A new brewery is planning to open in Starkville soon. Mayhew Junction Brewing Company, founded by four Starkville residents, is in the process of applying for permits and building a brewery in the old Wasson's Fish House building on Eckford Drive.

June 23rd

UnWine Downtown coming Thursday

June 23, 2015

Wine tastings and discounts on lots of shopping will be available Thursday evening in downtown Starkville.
A dozen shops are participating in the "UnWine Downtown" event from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be bought on site at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership office, 200 E. Main St.

High temps hit area

June 23, 2015

The summer heat has arrived in force in Starkville.
A forecaster for the National Weather Service in Jackson said the organization currently has a heat advisory in place across the Delta. He said the temperature is high everywhere, but not quite high enough to meet the required criteria for a heat advisory.

Low-Carb Meal of the Week

June 23, 2015

Pancetta Parmesan Risotto

I just love a thick, creamy risotto. It is the kind of side dish that goes well with just about every type of protein. The bonus of making this with cauliflower rice is that is drastically reduces the coking time of a traditional risotto.

2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp olive oil
10 oz pancetta, diced
6 cloves garlic, minced
4 oz onion, diced

June 22nd

Missing man found

June 22, 2015

Clarence Estel Dill, a 64-year-old Columbus man reported missing Sunday, has been found alive and safe.
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety canceled the Silver Alert posted for Dill around 4 p.m. Monday, less than two hours after it was announced.

Sturgis children find their heroes

June 22, 2015

On June 18, at the first event of the Sturgis Public Library "Every Hero Has a Story" summer reading program, a small group of Sturgis children and their parents listened to stories read by Robert Damm about music heroes such as Miriam the drummer and Charlie Parker who invented doo-wap music.

Police seek missing man

June 22, 2015

A Columbus man was reported missing about 4 p.m. Sunday, and police are asking for the public's help in finding him.
Charles Estel Dill, 64, is a white man about 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with white hair and blue eyes, according to a news release from Warren Strain, Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman.

June 19th

Oktibbeha 4-H active at state congress

June 19, 2015

Oktibbeha County was well represented at the State 4-H Club Congress held May 27 to 29 at Mississippi State University. Local 4-H members competed in interior design, clothing selection, public speaking and visual presentation, according to a news release from Oktibbeha Coutny 4-H Youth Agent LaTrell Stokes.

SociallyIn opens in Starkville

June 19, 2015

SociallyIn, a creative digital marketing agency, is now open in its new home at 501 Highway 12 West, Suite 120. The Greater Starkville Development Partnership held a ribbon-cutting for the business Wednesday, according to a news release from Heath Barret, director of membership development for the development partnership.

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