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May 8th, 2015

“Stamp Out Hunger” to take place on Saturday

May 8, 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 Carrier’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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Three arrested for MSU food theft

May 8, 2015

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.

FARM FRESH FRIDAYS: Double D Farms bring variety to community market

May 8, 2015

At 22, Dallas O’Bryant already has a booming agriculture business. Double D Farms has been coming to the Starkville farmer’s market for five years bringing a variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as flowers, homemade pasta, jams, jellies and other canned goods.

Starkville observes National Day of Prayer

May 8, 2015

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.

May 6th

Hill convicted for weapon possession

May 6, 2015

Jurors handed down a second conviction to Jeffrey Lance Hill for possession of a firearm on educational property after about a half-hour of deliberation Tuesday afternoon in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.

Aldermen pass intent to issue $3m in bonds for City Hall repurposing

May 6, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a resolution declaring the intent to issue up to $3 million in general obligation bonds to equip City Hall for use by the Starkville Police Department.

Wrecks create busy morning for first responders

May 6, 2015

Three separate road incidents within two hours made for a busy Tuesday morning for Oktibbeha County first responders.

May 4th

Brown leads organization to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s research

May 4, 2015

Alzheimer’s disease is the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed. One in every three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease. Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease.

May 1st

FUEL TO THE FIRE: Volunteer firefighters train by burning propane tanks

May 1, 2015

Oktibbeha County’s volunteer fire departments got a chance for some hands-on experience with burning propane during a Wednesday evening training exercise at the Cornerstone Industrial Park.

FUNdamentals of Fitness to build athletic foundations

May 1, 2015

Starting next Tuesday, Trinity Fitness will start the FUNdamentals of Fitness program to provide an athletic foundation for children.
The classes will meet twice a week from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. for ages 8 to 10-year-olds and 4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. for ages 11 to 13-year-olds. The fee per child is $100.

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