Water Drive

Members of the Oktibbeha County Branch of NAACP help to load water onto an eighteen-wheeler to send to Jackson, Miss.

Two weeks ago, when the Oktibbeha County Branch of NAACP’s Jackson Water Crisis committee started putting together their water drive, they never could have imagined the response the community would have to their call. This past Thursday, in partnership with Mt. Peiler Missionary Baptist Church, the Starkville Police Department, and what seemed like the entire county, the Oktibbeha County branch of NAACP finished loading up their eighteen-wheeler to take water to Jackson to help with the water crisis happening in the state capital.

To read more, see the full Friday, September 16th edition of the Starkville Daily News.

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