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July 16th, 2014
When the results came in for Mississippiâ€™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.
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.
Mayor Parker Wiseman plans to present a resolution to Starkville aldermen today that could bring an end to the cityâ€™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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Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Taylor Adams said he intended to offer both aldermen and the public hard figures this evening associated with the cityâ€™s discussions with Cadence Bank to purchase the bankâ€™s main branch downtown for a police facility.
Trying to beat the summer heat can burn through cash fast.
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.
By the time Miss Mississippiâ€™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 studentâ€™s head.
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.
As summer temperatures rise, several state and local agencies have been taking action to remind parents that itâ€™s imperative to make sure not to leave their children in cars unattended.
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.