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March 6th, 2014
Critical infrastructure failures at East Oktibbeha County High School in Crawford have forced students to endure emergency conditions, particularly throughout an often bitterly cold winter.
Sturgis Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to pursue a grant for federally required changes to the townâ€™s wastewater system that would otherwise cost the town more than $450,000
Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department investigators arrested a West Point man after they found two stolen dogs in his home.
Investigators arrested 20-year-old James N. Brown III Friday on suspicion of dog theft at his West Point home after a search reportedly led them to two stolen pit bulls.
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The Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act is heading to the Mississippi House of Representatives and stirring up controversy along the way.
Discussion directing City Engineer Edward Kemp to compile recommendations for next fiscal yearâ€™s capital improvement projects led a brief Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall.
The Salvation Army announced Tuesday the top three volunteer groups that collected donations for the 2013 Red Kettle Campaign.
The campaign raised money for needy families in the area from Nov. 29-Dec. 24, and local campaign coordinator Debra Austin said the 2013 drive raised $40,777.44, surpassing its $40,000 goal.
A Starkville man is behind bars after police reportedly caught him in the act of stealing a television from a local residence.
Starkville Police Department arrested 20-year-old Brandon Clark Hudson on Monday on suspicion of residential burglary Monday, according to an SPD press release.
The field of Oktibbeha County administrator candidates narrowed to three Wednesday morning as Adcare Healthcare Regional Vice President John Thomas withdrew himself from consideration for the position.
Thomas was one of four candidates that supervisors selected as a finalist after receiving more than 30 submissions from interested applicants for the position.
Mississippi State University announced Monday that â€śThe Invisible Girls: A Memoirâ€ť by Sarah Thebarge will be the 2014 Maroon Edition selection.
Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters had to contend with a number of brush fires throughout the county Sunday as brisk winds pushed some controlled burns out of control.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said firefighters dealt with six fires, and that they werenâ€™t restricted to just one area.