Monday is the deadline to nominate someone to be honored at Unity Park in 2022.
The park, located on Dr. Douglas L. Conner Drive, honors the county’s civil rights leaders and contributors. To qualify for the honor, a nominee must have lived part of his/her life in Oktibbeha County; must have been deceased five years at the time of the nomination; must have made a contribution to civil rights in Oktibbeha County; and must have advanced community unity in Oktibbeha County.
Nomination forms are available on the Starkville Unity Park website. Completed forms can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to The Unity Park Committee, 108 Grand Ridge Road, Starkville, MS 39759