'Symbol of hope': Crawford gym reopening brings local youth together

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Ball in hand, Tagarrine "Gary" Ellis hops off the ground. All eyes are on him. On the scoreboard, his team trails behind the other closely. The 17-year-old Starkville High School senior aims, then shoots. He scores as the ball swishes in the basket. Over the past six months, Ellis has been looking forward to a day when he could play basketball again with his childhood friends at the gym by the Crawford Community Center. And now, he said, that day has finally come.

Current, former SPD chiefs advocate for police reform in nationwide panel

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville Police Chief Mark Ballard said he wants police officers to be as respected as health care workers and college professors, but they have to earn it.

Alsobrooks: EMCC will 'open for business' in fall

Posted earlier today in Area

East Mississippi Community College plans to hold in-person courses this fall, according to president Scott Alsobrooks



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