• Incarcerated Serial Killer Charged in Okaloosa County Cold Case after Medical Examiner’s Office use of New Technology

    In February 1996, Keith Jesperson, the serial killer known nationally as the Happy Face killer, admitted to an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office investigator he was responsible for killing a “Jane Doe” in August 1994, and dumping her body near the Holt exit on Interstate 10. Jesperson told OCSO Investigator Glen Barbaree that he believed the … read more

  • Navarre Mom Arrested after Boarding and Refusing to Leave School Bus

    Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office on September 21 responded to the area of Snug Waters and Banyan Drive in Holley By The Sea in reference to a trespass complaint after a parent boarded a school bus without permission and was refusing to leave. Dana Roxanne Stuart, 33, was booked September 29 into Santa Rosa County … read more

  • New Okaloosa Road Could Offer U.S. 98 Relief Between Hurlburt and Navarre

    The Florosa Collector is a roughly three-mile, two-lane road proposed for local traffic north of U.S. 98, starting east of Solar Drive (near Arby’s) and ending at Green Drive (La Casa Blanca restaurant). Graphic by Romi White. Florida Senator Doug Broxson and other local and state leaders on Monday met with military and state transportation … read more