STARKVILLE -- The call of duty, no matter the time or place, is part of the job for emergency responders. Even when the distress call is sent from more than 1,000 miles away.
Nick Ardillo was at his second-floor office at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport. Airport employees were rushing up the stairs to give him the news.
STARKVILLE -- Two men were arrested Friday in connection with an automobile burglary at The Pointe Apartments.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men allegedly involved in shooting at moving vehicles Thursday night.
STARKVILLE -- A playground is as synonymous with an elementary school as a pint-sized box of milk. When the recess bell rings, boys race out of the classroom with basketballs in hand and climb everything in the yard. Girls jump rope and lounge by the jungle gym.
STARKVILLE -- Like many of her Mississippi State University classmates, Madison Poole was a child when terrorists attacked the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests from Aug. 29 to Sept. 4:
STARKVILLE -- David Morgan struggles to accept the circumstances of his wife's cycling accident. The Morgans feel Cedar Bluff woman Robbie Norton, who hit Jan Morgan with her car while Morgan and a friend were cycling in Clay County on May 22, broke the law but hasn't been punished.
Starkville's commitment to improving the quality and quantity of play access for children paid off Monday with the city's selection as one of 151 "Playful City USA" Communities.
The Starkville Police Department Tuesday took its first step in rebuilding its force following the loss of seven officers this year.
Garbage pickup rates won't increase for Oktibbeha County residents, at least for the near future. The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to allow President Marvell Howard to execute the renewal of the county's sanitation contract with Golden Triangle Service District Cooperative.
The search for a new Starkville School District superintendent begins Monday. SSD officials Tuesday finalized the criteria for the job announcement and accompanying brochure, taking into consideration recommendations from stakeholder and community meetings conducted by the Mississippi School Boards Association, which is contracted by the SSD to conduct the search.
STARKVILLE -- The city of Starkville will hold an information fair to promote its master plan ahead of a public referendum later this month.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a woman after her body was discovered Sunday.
STARKVILLE -- For the elderly and disabled who don't want to live in a nursing home and are struggling to care for themselves in their own home, there's a program available with people ready to help.
STARKVILLE -- In anticipation of public pressure to adopt a vicious animal ordinance, the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors plans to schedule public hearings about the issue at Tuesday's meeting.
STARKVILLE -- A Yazoo City man involved in a multi-car accident that sent two passengers to the hospital Friday morning was arrested and charged with felony hit-and-run.
STARKVILLE -- The owners of five dogs that attacked two children in Oktibbeha County last month have been charged with two counts of aggravated assault.
Their calves ache from climbing steps; their backs are sore from carrying a 35-pound drink case. They're lucky to be able to speak after game day, from screaming "Ice-cold drinks!" over the sound of 55,000 clanging cowbells.
The Mississippi State University student accused of stabbing a fellow student had his bond reduced and will face an Oktibbeha County grand jury.
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