Ron Paul rallied his troops Wednesday in Starkville. The former Libertarian and Republican presidential candidate addressed an enthusiastic crowd that nearly filled the Lee Hall auditorium on the Mississippi State University campus despite a day's worth of severe storms.
Tornado warning sirens sounded through the night Wednesday, heralding a storm that caused power outages and flash flooding throughout the Golden Triangle. Though no tornadoes were confirmed, winds caused the worst damage of any storm this year, officials said.
Despite one alderman's concerns about the impact on the city's budget, the Board of Aldermen approved three hires Tuesday with salaries totaling $143,000.
Starkville police and were called to Mac's Meat Market on Highway 182 Tuesday afternoon in response to a stabbing.
An Oktibbeha County supervisors' attempt to recognize a local visionary was blocked Monday. District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer pleaded with his fellow supervisors during the second April meeting of the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors to include an 18-by-20-inch plaque commemorating Dorothy Bishop at the new county education building's Unity Park sitting area.
STARKVILLE -- The crabs are still moving at the Asian Market in Starkville. You'll catch it in your peripheral vision. A small flick grabs your attention. The crabs on ice in an open cooler, between the oysters and the shrimp, are so fresh they've still got some kick left in them.
In the midst of Starkville's busy end-of-the-school-year party season, the Starkville Police Department refuses to get caught sleeping.
That dreaded date on your calendar has arrived: Today's the last day to file your federal 2010 tax returns.
Drivers across the region are feeling the impact of escalating gasoline prices, but there's a bit of good news: Industry experts don't expect summer prices to be as bad as many have feared.
The owners of four dogs involved in a fatal attack on a poodle face fines but no criminal charges.
A Starkville woman was arrested Thursday for attempting insurance fraud.
Excitement is building as final preparations are made for the Cotton District Arts Festival that will bring music, art, dance, literature, cuisine and communities together Friday and Saturday in Starkville's historic Cotton District.
The Houston-based holding company that acquired Starkville-based Cadence Bank last year has assumed control of a Birmingham, Ala.-based bank closed Friday by the FDIC.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) would like to inform motorists of the following flood advisory in Choctaw and Oktibbeha Counties.
A series of tornado warnings were issued for Golden Triangle counties Friday afternoon as severe weather moved through, but aside from flooded roadways, the area was spared serious damage.
Lowndes and Clay counties were placed under a tornado warning shortly before noon Friday, as conditions showed a tornado was possible along a line from Highway 82 northeast toward Caledonia.
Three art workshops this weekend at the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge will lead into the April 22-23 Cotton District Arts Festival.
Columbus is first in line to get some new hotels, but Starkville is due to follow suit next year.
The Red Cross has not left Starkville, but it has moved.
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