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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

Shannon Mosley

July 14, 2014

Shannon Naomi Mosley, 23, of Vossburg, passed away on July 12, 2014 at Central Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS.
She was born on May 9, 1991 to Calvin and Debbie (Cook) Mosley in Waynesboro, MS.

Starkville 8-year-olds finish second in state

July 14, 2014

WEST POINT – It may not have been the result that the Starkville 8-year-old All-Stars wanted to have on Monday, but the weekend proved they had gotten better.
Starkville finished second at the Dizzy Dean South State Tournament to Columbus after having the fifth-place showing it had the year before.
"I'm proud of the boys because it was an improvement," Starkville coach Brent DeWeese said.

Staying alive: Starkville 12-year-olds play for state title today

July 14, 2014

The Starkville 12-year olds haven't given up yet.
Starkville rattled off its fifth-straight win as it eliminated Greenwood 14-5 Monday night to stay alive in the Mississippi Dizzy Dean 12-year old North State Championship.
"They won't quit," Starkville coach Leonardo Thompson said. "It seems like the more we play, the stronger they get."

Carr of SHS makes All-Star Game

July 14, 2014

They always say you save the best for last.
For Khristian Carr or “Khris” as she is better known to her teammates and friends, that statement could not be any more true.
After wrapping the volleyball regular season last fall, the upcoming Starkville High senior is closing out her summer by participating in the 2014 Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Volleyball Game.

MSU's Stricklin talks TV, football with Rotary Club

July 14, 2014

The launching of the SEC Network is one month away and the new television opportunity for Southeastern Conference sports seems to be generating more and more interest.
Mississippi State Athletic Director Scott Stricklin addressed the subject at Monday's Rotary Club meeting at the Starkville Country Club.

MSU's McKinney makes more lists

July 14, 2014

Benardrick McKinney continues to rack up preseason recognition. 
The Mississippi State junior linebacker found his name on two different preseason award watch lists on Monday with the Butkus Award and Rotary Lombardi Award.
The Butkus is given to the top linebacker in college football, while the Lombardi is awarded to the top collegiate lineman or linebacker.

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 13th

Defense key in run for Starkville 8 Stars

July 13, 2014

Starkville 8-year-old Brent DeWeese has been satisfied with the defensive play of his team throughout the Dizzy Dean South State Tournament in West Point.
That's why Starkville finds itself in the championship game against Columbus today.

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