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July 16th, 2014

Stennis associate director analyzes Senate runoff votes

July 16, 2014

When the results came in for Mississippi’s Republican primary runoff between incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran and State Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-Ellisville), some celebrated, some raised questions, and Dallas Breen was making maps.

Suspects being sought in commercial burglary

July 16, 2014

Starkville Police Department is seeking suspects in an alleged commercial burglary of a riding lawn mower and portable generator over the weekend.

SPD says in a press release that officers responded to the report of burglary Monday, but the burglary reportedly happened between Friday afternoon and Monday morning at the Oktibbeha County Bus Shop at 220 Gillespie Street.

July 15th

Mayor pressing issue on old SSD bond funds

July 15, 2014

Mayor Parker Wiseman plans to present a resolution to Starkville aldermen today that could bring an end to the city’s struggle with Starkville School District on how to handle a 1986 school bond for construction/renovation.

The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom.

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City CAO to unveil numbers on Cadence deal

July 15, 2014

Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Taylor Adams said he intended to offer both aldermen and the public hard figures this evening associated with the city’s discussions with Cadence Bank to purchase the bank’s main branch downtown for a police facility.

TVA, SED offer tips for saving on energy costs

July 15, 2014

Trying to beat the summer heat can burn through cash fast.

Fire destroys home on Love Hill Road

July 15, 2014

A late-night fire reduced an Oktibbeha County home to ruin Sunday.

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said county firefighters received a call to a structure fire at 318 Love Hill Road at 9:59 p.m. He said the fire had reached an advanced state by the time firefighters made it to the scene.

July 14th

Murray ready for Miss America pageant

July 14, 2014

By the time Miss Mississippi’s judges had narrowed the field of 41 down to three Saturday night, they had guaranteed the crown would alight on a current Mississippi State University student’s head.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: County fire services coordinator thriving in decades-long tenure

July 14, 2014

For three decades, Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan has played a dedicated role as the director of fire protection to county residents.

Rosenhan began working off-and-on with the Oktibbeha County fire departments in 1963. He began his still-ongoing tenure as fire services coordinator in the 1980s.

July 11th

Checking backseat could save child’s life

July 11, 2014

As summer temperatures rise, several state and local agencies have been taking action to remind parents that it’s imperative to make sure not to leave their children in cars unattended.

SPD arrests suspect in officer assault

July 11, 2014

Starkville Police Department officers arrested a resident who reportedly fired shots at them early Thursday morning, averting injuries on either side.

SPD Chief Frank Nichols said Chadwick Lee Eaves lives at 271 Reed Road with his mother. At 3:30 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report from another relative that Eaves exhibited possible signs of mental illness and possessed a gun.

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