The Daily Press http://www.starkvilledailynews.com http://www.starkvilledailynews.com/apfeed.xml--1 Starkville Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-10-02T09:25:25-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18584Area hospitals brace for Ebola possibility2014-10-02T09:25:25-04:002014-10-02T09:25:25-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported Tuesday the first case of the virus, which has killed more than 3,000 in four West African countries and sickened more than 6,500 since March according the World Health Organization, was diagnosed in Dallas. Kim Roberts, an OCH Regional Medical Center infection control nurse, began Wednesday conducting voluntary personal protective equipment (PPE) training for hospital staff that reviewed the proper procedures for putting on and removing protective gear when caring for patients suffering from symptoms of various conditions — including Ebola, flu and upper respiratory infections.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSZACK PLAIR and MARY GARRISONArea hospitals brace for Ebola possibilityStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18584Change0Usable2014-10-02T09:25:25-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18583Bipolar disorder causes complex struggles with life2014-10-02T09:23:47-04:002014-10-02T09:23:47-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsBipolar disorder, or manic depression, is a mental health disorder or mental illness that is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain, said Wendie Woods, a licensed professional counselor in Starkville. It sometimes appears as something very minimal in its symptom production, but can also be chronic and persistent, needing daily or lifelong medication.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONBipolar disorder causes complex struggles with lifeStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18583Change0Usable2014-10-02T09:23:47-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18576Officials honor Nat. Day of Action2014-10-01T09:20:30-04:002014-10-01T09:20:30-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsWomack is preparedness branch chief for FEMA Region IV, an eight-state Southeastern region that includes Mississippi. It was in Katrina’s wake, he said, that FEMA developed Incident Management Assistance Teams (IMATs) that deploy to disaster-stricken sites almost immediately.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSSTEVEN NALLEYOfficials honor Nat. Day of ActionStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18576Change0Usable2014-10-01T09:20:30-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18575SHS Homecoming queen uses big heart to inspire classmates2014-10-01T09:18:54-04:002014-10-01T09:18:54-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsIt’s because Bishop finds the cafeteria too noisy — and too crowded. She was born with arthrogryposis that has restricted her legs’ movement and curtailed their growth, preventing her from walking normally. So she uses crutches to maintain mobility. But ask her how the condition affects her day-to-day life, and she will only say that she doesn’t think of it as an obstacle — and Hogan will attest to how independent Bishop is.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MS STEVEN NALLEYSHS Homecoming queen uses big heart to inspire classmatesStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18575Change0Usable2014-10-01T09:18:54-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18574Voter registration deadline nears for general election2014-10-01T09:10:43-04:002014-10-01T09:10:43-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe Oktibbeha county circuit clerk’s office, located in the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex on Main Street, will remain open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through the week and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday to accept voter registration forms.The general election, scheduled for Nov. 4, will include the U.S. Senate Election between incumbent Thad Cochran (R-Pontotoc) and Democratic challenger Travis Childers, of Booneville. Reform Party candidate Shawn O’Hara is also vying for the Senate seat.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYVoter registration deadline nears for general electionStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18574Change0Usable2014-10-01T09:10:43-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18565C Spire continues work on fiber2014-09-30T09:18:07-04:002014-09-30T09:18:07-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsC Spire began installing its fiber service, which will provide 1 gigabit Internet, TV and phone, this summer. Installation work is ongoing in residential areas along South Montgomery Street. The process hasn’t been perfect, with occasional line breakages, scuffed-up yards or other issues, but Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman said hiccups are within what officials normally expect for such a large operation.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYC Spire continues work on fiberStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18565Change0Usable2014-09-30T09:18:07-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18564MHP Troop G hauls in 48 for DUI in 2 days2014-09-30T09:16:33-04:002014-09-30T09:16:33-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsMHP Troop G Sgt. Criss Turnipseed said the patrols included 16 troopers who worked a pair of 12-hour shifts — the first from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday primarily in Lowndes County and the second from 6 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday in Oktibbeha County. The Oktibbeha shift garnered 29 total arrests, including 23 for DUI, Turnipseed said, and 13 of those were booked into Oktibbeha County Jail.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MS ZACK PLAIRMHP Troop G hauls in 48 for DUI in 2 daysStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18564Change0Usable2014-09-30T09:16:33-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18563Mid-Week Market poised for strong October finish2014-09-30T09:15:10-04:002014-09-30T09:15:10-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsGSDP Special Events and Projects Coordinator Jennifer Prather said while revenue estimates were not available yet, she had seen the extended Mid-Week Market make a difference for both vendors and customers.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSSTEVEN NALLEYMid-Week Market poised for strong October finishStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18563Change0Usable2014-09-30T09:15:10-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18554Step Up for Kids event offers many services2014-09-29T09:14:50-04:002014-09-29T09:13:30-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsStarkville celebrated its first Step Up for Kids Day, with an event that lasted from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sportsplex and featured a range of participating groups that offered parents chances to learn about issues from vision screening and child safety to proper car seat installation and nutrition.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYStep Up for Kids event offers many servicesStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18554Change0Usable2014-09-29T09:13:30-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18553Parker continues in life of community service2014-09-29T09:12:21-04:002014-09-29T09:12:21-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsParker’s community service stretches decades back, said longtime friend Paul Sellers, to his graduation from Mississippi State University in the 1940s. Parker served as an assistant county Extension agent for a few years before moving to another county. After that, Sellers said, Parker returned to Oktibbeha County as a full county agent and served in that capacity for about 20 years.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYParker continues in life of community serviceStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18553Change0Usable2014-09-29T09:12:21-04:00