STARKVILLE -- Susan McAllister got the call no mother wants to answer. It was Dec. 27, 2010, mid-afternoon and the McAllister family was still reveling in another Christmas spent together.
Somehow, Stuart Vance of Starkville knew that recording the history of aviation in the Golden Triangle was going to be his "thing."
A Starkville city employee who was injured in a hunting accident is showing improvements today.
Two Columbus men have been arrested in connection with a Sunday morning shooting at a Starkville convenience store.
It's spring 2002, and Mississippi State University Student Association members Parker Wiseman and Jeremy Slocum have a few thousand dollars to plan the third annual Bulldog Bash.
Some 4-County Electric Power Association members will be without power this afternoon.
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks is investigating a hunting accident involving two Starkville city employees.
Marvell Howard and Dennis Daniels were in double overtime. The trophy: District 3 supervisor.
Marvell Howard is used to a close race. He ran for a seat on the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors twice before being elected on his third try four years ago.
One look at the votes for sheriff, and you'd think Steve Gladney has done this a time or two.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees will discuss target dates for interviews for its next superintendent during tonight's board meeting at 6 p.m.
Starkville High School is mourning the loss of a classmate after a fatal vehicle accident Saturday night claimed the life of senior Breanna Hampton.
Oktibbeha County is still working through 911 readdressing issues.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville police are investigating a Sunday morning shooting that sent one woman to the hospital.
STARKVILLE -- Pat Kight has always enjoyed crunching numbers, assessing property and collecting taxes. As Oktibbeha County's tax assessor/collector since 1992 and former north supervisor in the Mississippi Tax Commission, the technical aspects of the job were enough to see Kight stay in the field more than 30 years.
STARKVILLE -- For the first two weeks of Angie McGinnis' 16-year term as Oktibbeha County circuit clerk, she walked around the courthouse in a daze. In a small, two-room, one-vault office, everything that was thrown at McGinnis made her question if she'd ever catch up. Even after spending four years as deputy clerk, she was overwhelmed.
STARKVILLE -- Around Dolph Bryan's office, there are patches of painted cinder block, almost forming their own design to compliment the remaining plaques and pictures from 36 years as Oktibbeha County sheriff. Bit by bit, Bryan is packing up and making way for a new sheriff -- either Steve Gladney or Rudy Johnson -- following Tuesday's election.
STARKVILLE -- Outgoing Oktibbeha County Tax Assessor/Collector Pat Kight calls Tuesday's election "pivotal" for county residents. That's not to take anything away from previous elections where important offices were up for grabs, but after Tuesday the county will lose 70 years of combined service in three of its most important offices. Sheriff Dolph Bryan was eliminated in the runoff election, while Kight and Circuit Clerk Angie McGinnis aren't seeking re-election.
Each year, thousands of people from the Golden Triangle pack an assortment of items -- some necessities and school supplies, some gifts -- into shoe boxes to be shipped to needy kids around the world.
Sometimes, the man who spends the most isn't the man who wins, and that's certainly proven to be the case in Oktibbeha County's most expensive and closely-watched race, which will see a new sheriff in town for the first time in 35 years.
1. Man shot on 7th Avenue Tuesday afternoon COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. City, store owner clash after Tuesday shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local pilot gets 10 months in British jail for alcohol COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CPD makes arrest in Princess Theater shooting case COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY