Robert Renfroe barely saw it coming. In 2005, He was riding his 1999 Honda motorcycle west on Highway 50 when a young woman turned across his lane in her car. He plowed straight into her vehicle.
From the ashes of the former Oktibbeha County Red Cross, a new organization is forming to provide local disaster response services.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a motion to put a $10 million bond issue for road improvements on the November ballot, but the motion then failed when one member of the board changed his vote.
The Starkville Electric Department now is located in a new building.
Fireworks may be illegal in the Golden Triangle's three hub cities, but business was still booming Saturday at local fireworks stands as the July 4 holiday approached.
Throughout the year, the Council of Community Organizations of Oktibbeha County implements and completes a variety of not-for-profit tasks and events for individuals in and around Oktibbeha County. One of the most rewarding is the Academic Booster Club Tutoring Program that is held every third Saturday of each month.
Throughout the state, school districts are faced with cutting areas they never have in the past. And one thing is clear as school leaders struggle to preserve the classroom: Nothing is sacred.
Construction crews working on Starkville's streets and sidewalks will be off Monday in observance of Independence Day, but motorists can expect delays and lane closures beginning Tuesday.
The mood was somber Thursday at the Oktibbeha County chapter of the American Red Cross.
A Starkville man wanted for a shooting in Macon Tuesday night was found dead in the home of his estranged wife Wednesday afternoon of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
The Oktibbeha County Tax Assessor's Office is in the middle of evaluating property values in Starkville and Oktibbeha County, but the assessments are raising eyebrows among some residents.
The Dispatch offices will be closed Monday. There will be no Monday paper and all operations will resume Tuesday at 8 a.m.
Several Golden Triangle businesses were listed among the state's best in Mississippi Magazine's recently released Best of Mississippi rankings.
A public hearing Tuesday on the proposed University Inn renovation project pitted developers and supporters of the venture against representatives of the CottonMill Marketplace development, who spoke out in opposition.
Dr. Claudia Limbert's advice to her temporary replacement and her as-yet-unnamed permanent successor is succinct, yet encapsulates years of experience in higher education.
In the face of several current and pending moratoriums on payday lenders in the Golden Triangle and statewide, advocate groups are speaking up on behalf of check-cashing services.
The Starkville Police Department this weekend arrested two men attempting to steal a flat-screen TV from Millsaps Career and Technology Center.
The Starkville Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for a 4th of July celebration at the city's Sportsplex featuring food, fireworks and other festivities.
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