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May 6th, 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.
Three separate road incidents within two hours made for a busy Tuesday morning for Oktibbeha County first responders.
Alzheimerâ€™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 Alzheimerâ€™s disease. Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimerâ€™s disease.
Oktibbeha Countyâ€™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.
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.
Downtown Starkville will see an explosion of creativity on Saturday as Starkville Area Arts Council hosts Starkvilleâ€™s first Art Walk on Main Street from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Twenty local artists will display, demonstrate and sell their artwork inside Main Street businesses as well as along the sidewalks during the day.
The subject of a Silver Alert was found Wednesday after nearly 24 hours of intensive search effort from Oktibbeha County authorities and volunteers.
An off-duty deputy with the Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department found Lena Mae Harrell, 83, near a creek in Northeast Oktibbeha County at approximately 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Carole McReynolds Davis did not always wear the flamboyant hats that she was well-known for. According to Caroleâ€™s widower, Frank Davis, she rarely wore hats at all when they first married, over 50 years ago.
A recent death in Lowndes County could possibly be related to Spice.
The drug, which is made synthetically, is supposed to have the same effect as marijuana, and is commonly thought of as synthetic marijuana, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuseâ€™s website.
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LOUISVILLE â€” A year after an EF4 tornado killed 10 people and left a long trail of destruction in Winston County, residents and area leaders gathered Tuesday to dedicate a memorial to the victims of the storm in Louisville.