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Parent Meeting on Childhood Diseases and Illnesses

The Oktibbeha County Excel By 5 Coalition sponsored a parent meeting lead by Ellen McGuffey, CPNP, “Rashes and Fever and Poop! Oh My!”.  Parents were given information on what signs of illnesses and diseases to be concerned about with young children and...

Coalition Honored at MSU Game

Chevron Corporation sponsored the February 21st men’s basketball game against Kentucky at Humphrey Coliseum on the MSU campus.  Chevron arranged for the local Oktibbeha County Excel By 5 Coalition to have a booth at one of the main gates to the coliseum to pass...

EXCELebration Held for Oktibbeha County

Residents of Oktibbeha County came together to celebrate reaching the Certified Child Friendly Status on Saturday, September 29th. Families enjoyed playing together, dancing together, and Celebration Cupcakes! Bob Clay and Gabrielle Phillips from the Excel By 5 State...

Excel By 5 Program Plans Celebrations- Starkville Daily News

Excel By 5 certification has arrived in Starkville just in time for Amelia Nell Wiseman. Amelia Nell was born July 18, the first-born child of Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman. Less than a month later, on August 10, Excel By 5 named Oktibbeha County as a “Certified...

Kiwanis Club of Starkville Donates to Local Coalition

The Kiwanis Club of Starkville presented a check in the amount of $10,000.00 to the Oktibbeha County Excel By 5 Coalition at their July 3rd club meeting. The funds will be used to provide several community events scheduled throughout the coming months. Our next...