The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has acquired an armored vehicle through the Law Enforcement Support Office Program (also known as the 1033 Program), which helps transfer excess military equipment to state agencies.
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.
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.
East Mississippi Community College plans to hold in-person courses this fall, according to president Scott Alsobrooks
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