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May 10th, 2015
When Richard Mullenax began to notice the amount of trash in Starkville, it would have been easy to complain about the issue but ultimately do nothing about it.
But thatâ€™s not what Mullenax did. The retired Mississippi State University horticulture professor joined forces with another retiree to do something beneficial to themselves and the community.
Seven sisters who grew up in West Point have spent their entire adult lives working as caregivers for the elderly. The Doss sisters â€” Margaret, Ruby, Maxine, Ethel, Mildred, Elizabeth and Jean â€” formed a team over 20 years ago that allowed them to be able to give 24 hour-a-day care to aging individuals that didnâ€™t want to spend their last days in a nursing home.
Mississippi State University held its second spring commencement ceremony Saturday morning as it finished recognizing the 2,600 candidates for spring graduation.
The first round of campaign finance reports for the 2015 county elections show Bart Gregory, Republican candidate in the District 4 supervisor race, has both raised and spent more money than any other candidate. Gregory claimed $7,435 in contributions from January 1 through May 1. He has spent $3,692.65 on his campaign thus far.
The floor of Humphrey Coliseum was filled with graduates ready to embark on the next stage of their life, whether that is more education or the start of what they hope will be a fruitful career.
The Claiborne at Adelaide, a retirement community at 1980 S. Montgomery St., is expected to open its doors by December 2015, according to an email sent by Dori Jenrette, executive director.
Mississippi State University broke ground on two new residence halls and a veterans facility Friday, the university announced.
Mississippi State University will become a national research center for flying drones, the office of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., announced Friday.
The United States Postal Service is encouraging people to place more than just postage in their mailboxes on Saturday.
The National Association of Letter Carrierâ€™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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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.