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Tickets are five dollars, but children four years old and under can come for free. Registration can be found on their website at www.cityofstarkville.org/parks or on their Facebook page through a quick and easy QR code or link.

The Discovery Center offers a wide range of services, and all workshops and classes are free for those interested in taking the next step in their career. The Discovery Center also offers free childcare during classes and workshops in the morning from Monday through Thursday, but other accom…

A few days before Mississippi State kicks off its 2021 football season this fall, hundreds of volunteers will take to the streets, parks, and other outdoor areas of Starkville armed with rakes, shovels, and pruning shears.

During this hour in the morning, SPD officers that range in specialization such as traffic officers to the investigative team enjoy coffee and morning goodies. Since vaccinations are on the rise, the event started up again with eager hosts all over the city from Main Street to the city limits.

Ashton Woodson and Kelly Michael with Sally Kate Winters Family Services to support their mission to provide critical social services for youth in need across Mississippi. Woodson also shared an informative presentation to spread awareness for child victims of abuse or neglect and how to rep…

Starting July 21, 2021, the Street Department will be closing one lane on South Montgomery to do ditch maintenance. This work will start at 7 a.m. and will last approximately until 2 p.m.

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During their regular meeting on Monday evening, the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors voted to purchase new motor graders from Traxplus based out of Columbus through a reverse auction.

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Friends of Starkville Library hosted another monthly book sale from noon until 6 p.m. yesterday at the Starkville Public Library. All books are donated, and this month’s sale featured children’s books, beach reads, and World War II fiction and nonfiction. The book sale occurs on the first Mo…

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Beginning Tuesday, July 13, a part of Old West Point Road will be closed indefinitely as the city begins to remove and replace the bridge that is at the intersection of Old West Point Road and Garrard Road. 

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On Tuesday, the new Board of Aldermen voted 4 to 3 for Bird scooters to return to the city of Starkville. Aldermen Ben Carver, Hamp Beatty, and Roy A’. Perkins voted against the scooters, and Aldermen Sandra Sistrunk, Jeffrey Rupp, Mike Brown, and Henry Vaughn voted for their return. 

Mississippi State booked its second ever trip to the national championship series in Omaha, Nebraska, and, like in 2013, a mass exodus from the state up to Nebraska began. Families and friends booked hotel rooms without tickets to a game and many are still searching for tickets for the rest …

On Saturday morning, young men ages 10 to gathered at the Palmeiro Center on the Mississippi State University campus to attend Boys to Men Life Skills Academy hosted by the Delta Upsilon Sigma (Golden Triangle Area) chapter of Phi Beta Sigma. The purpose of the Life Skills Academy is for boy…

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Four seats on the Board of Aldermen were voted on this Tuesday. Ward 1, Ward 2, Ward 4, and Ward 5 saw highly competitive races for their seats.

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On Friday night, an adult male pedestrian was struck and killed on Highway 25 near Abernathy. The victim died on scene, and Starkville Police Department is looking for a gray Toyota Corolla with front passenger side damage.

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Three firewomen have made department history at Starkville Fire Department by being on the staff at the same time, which is especially rare in Mississippi in a male dominated field such as firefighting. 

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Starkville Police Department in conjunction with Calhoun County Sheriff's Department, Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department, Clay County Sheriff's Department, Houston Police Department, North Mississippi Task Force, Pontotoc County Sheriff's Department, and the U.S. Marshals have arrested th…

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Part 2 of installing rumble strips will start tomorrow, Friday, April 23, 2021 at 8:00am and will last until noon. Last week the Street Department installed hazard markers to mark culvert locations. 

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There were two burglaries on the morning of Monday, April 19 that occurred at the 200 block of Louisville Street. During one of the burglaries, one of the houses was occupied.

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Starting tomorrow morning, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 8:30 am, motorists on S. Montgomery, between E Lampkin and Hogan St., can expect traffic delays due to the street department repairing an asphalt patch. Hogan St to Green St will also be closed. This work will approximately last until noon. 

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Starkville Police Department is currently investigating a shooting near the intersection of Sherman Street and Hilliard Street. 

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Starkville/Oktibbeha County is currently under a Tornado Watch until 8 p.m., and we are at an enhanced risk for severe weather which means tornadoes are likely and large hail can be expected. 

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On Wednesday morning, Starkville Utilities and Tennessee Valley Authority came together to cut the ribbon on the new substation on Azalea Lane. The project has been eight years in the making with two years of planning, and all construction on the site was done by Chandler Construction.

United Way of North Central Mississippi has been around for a while, and they have helped the community in tremendous ways. United Way has three main focal points: health, education and financial stability. Here in Oktibbeha County, residents have seen specifically seen United Way programs t…

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At 6 p.m. Friday, the Kenneth J. Snedden Arnold Air Society Squadron and Silver Wings Chapter, which is made up of Mississippi State University Air Force ROTC cadets, began their annual 24-Hour Service Run. 

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On March 17, 2021 at 9:48 p.m., the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department responded to 2203 Hickory Grove Road for a call of a person who had been shot. Deputies found a female victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. and rendered aid until the arrival of EMS. The victim was later prono…

With severe weather like yesterday starting to ramp up again as spring nears and with crowd restrictions dropped for the first time in a year, first responders are going to be more active than ever.

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Every year we at Starkville Daily get our readers to vote on the Best of Starkville, and this year Brandi Duncan Herrington was voted Woman of the Year. 

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On Friday, March 5, the Starkville Police Department responded to a head-on collision on Garrard Road near Hiwasse Drive involving a silver 2009 Chevrolet Impala and a semi-trailer dump truck. 

Yesterday was a perfect day for Loraine Walker or Miss Rainey, the Children’s Librarian at Starkville Public Library, to have her first in-person story time in a year. She read a few books outside at the Fire Station Park by the Cadence Bank Pavilion at 10 a.m. and again at 4 p.m.

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On Tuesday, Gov. Tate Reeves signed a new executive order that lifts previous COVID-19 restrictions on the state.

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Starkville Strong does many great things for the community, and they focus on making Starkville a better place for everyone here. On Saturday, March 6, they are hosting a food box drive-thru at Emerson Family Center at 11 a.m. 

Glo is a Starkville based company that creates new fun ways for children to learn, and not only are they bringing light to children, they are bringing a new light back to Starkville that has been out for quite some time.

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Mississippi State University student Lucy Meehan is running for the role of President for the MSU Student Association and if she wins, she will be the country’s first autistic student body president at a major university.