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May 8th, 2015
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.
At 22, Dallas Oâ€™Bryant already has a booming agriculture business. Double D Farms has been coming to the Starkville farmerâ€™s market for five years bringing a variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as flowers, homemade pasta, jams, jellies and other canned goods.
Area leaders in politics, education and healthcare came together Thursday for a National Day of Prayer ceremony at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The event was an opportunity to pray for the community and the issues citizens face at the local, state and national level, according to event organizer Gwen Sisson.
Jurors handed down a second conviction to Jeffrey Lance Hill for possession of a firearm on educational property after about a half-hour of deliberation Tuesday afternoon in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
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.