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July 15th, 2014

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.

2 men sought in theft at Wal-Mart

July 11, 2014

Starkville Police Department is seeking community aid in identifying and apprehending two suspects in a reported shoplifting incident Tuesday at Starkville’s Wal-Mart.

Third annual CommUNITY Day planned for July 19

July 11, 2014

Loosing a child is arguably one of the most traumatic events a parent can experience.

When Anita Lindsey’s 22-year-old daughter Quanesha was shot in a domestic dispute several years ago, Lindsey said she felt as if her whole world had fallen part.

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July 10th

Local raises TSC global awareness

July 10, 2014

One Starkville family’s struggle against a rare, life-threatening disease has helped create a way for those who suffer from it around the world draw nearer to each other through social networking.

US Marshals arrest local in armed robbery

July 10, 2014

A West Point man is in custody for an alleged May armed robbery incident through a collaborative effort from Starkville Police Department and the U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force Oxford Division.

Nara takes over for Durst at MSU Theatre

July 10, 2014

Before he was selected to replace Jo Durst, John Nara had the chance to meet her.

Durst retired in late May after 34 years directing many plays as a theater instructor at Mississippi State University. During the interview process, Nara said he had the chance to talk with Durst about the students she had worked with throughout the years.

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