Over the past 60 years, Mississippi has been struck by 274 April tornadoes and 226 November tornadoes. Eighteen confirmed tornadoes swept through the state last November. Over the past three decades, Mississippi has averaged 38 tornadoes and three deaths per year. So far this year, 94 tornadoes have ravaged Mississippi, causing 37 deaths and making 2011 one for the record books.
When Linda Bell started a foundation in her late son Nick's honor, she envisioned it inspiring people to do their own good works.
There's easier ways to raise money than organizing a festival, but there's not as much fun in raffles and candy sales.
If you've seen one marching band's halftime show, you've seen them all.
Johnny DuPree sees a lot of Hattiesburg in Starkville.
The first work session to discuss Starkville's redistricting of voting wards ended Tuesday with aldermen sketching solutions on a four-foot map of the city.
Four sex crime cases last week were continued in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
The feel-good spirit sparked by philanthropy abates when benefactors realize how much of their donation doesn't reach its intended destination. Hoping to give people more power and transparency in making donations, Jonathan Kuiper has developed ChangeMob, a fully-automated system to donate money to a needy cause.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service says timely rains in early September made a smooth harvest for Mississippi peanuts, a crop that is in high demand due to drought in other peanut-growing areas.
STARKVILLE -- As the sun breaks over the horizon and the crisp fall breeze swirls fallen leaves along the road Friday, an 18-wheeler leaves Vardaman, "the sweet potato capital of the world."
STARKVILLE -- The following people were arrested on felony charges in Oktibbeha County from Oct. 10-Oct. 16:
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls ice cream is too hot to handle for some supermarket chains. While the new limited-edition flavor has brought chuckles from fans of the "Saturday Night Live" skit on which it's based, some supermarket chains aren't laughing and have been giving it a cold shoulder.
STARKVILLE -- Organizers trying to revive a transit system between Mississippi State University and the city of Starkville have championed community involvement as the crux of the project.
As large banks scramble to recoup fees lost by pecuniary regulatory changes enacted earlier in the month, some smaller financial institutions are reaping the benefits, seeing an increase in both new accounts and consumer goodwill.
The Golden Triangle is invited to help support Mississippi State University's local needs campaign by running or walking the 2011 Bully's 5K for United Way.
STARKVILLE -- The log cabin that used to house Burger King is crumbling to pieces and should be a vacant lot in the next few days. Speculation of what new business is going to be located at the corner of Highway 12 and Spring Street spread through social network Twitter over the last few days.
Mississippi State University and Starkville city officials will hold a public meeting regarding plans for a free city transit system at the Gillespie Center at 610 Gillespie St. tonight at 6 p.m. Maps of the proposed routes will be at the meeting.
STARKVILLE -- Steven D. Love will spend 15 years in prison for the beating death of a Maben man in November 2009.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen has a better understanding of two long-standing trouble spots for storm water drainage after Tuesday's meeting. How to solve each issue will be a "process" moving forward.
STARKVILLE - Turner Purnell's parking and safety concerns for Westside Drive will continue.
1. Sturgis man arrested for attacking females STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Motorcycle wreck claims Lowndes man COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Groomed for the moment: MSU student fulfills childhood dream to be Miss Mississippi STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Police identify armed robbery suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Gaining a seat at the table: Bulldog Bytes STEM camp encourages girls to pursue computer science COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY