Despite predictions of severe storms and possibly tornadoes, there was little damage reported in Lowndes or Oktibbeha counties Monday night.
Area schools have announced early dismissals for students after weather forecasts predicted strong thunderstorms, high winds and possibly tornados throughout the Golden Triangle Monday afternoon and evening.
A weather system moving across the country will create the chance for severe storms including tornadoes across the Deep South on Monday, the National Weather Service said.
When Dennis Truax volunteered to help collect items for a coat drive, he decided to ask his wife, Jeanie, whom he said "loves a challenge and is very service-oriented," to see what she could do. "I told him I would just start small and see how it would work," Jeanie said.
When Dickie Bryan bought the West Point property that once was the site of the pork processing plant founded by his father and uncle, he had a definite plan in mind. The idea was to convert the space into a ministry to serve the spiritual and physical needs of men on the margins of society -- addicts, ex-convicts, the homeless.
Troopers with Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to nearly 20 weather-related accidents in the Golden Triangle as of press time this morning, though none of them had serious injuries.
Christian Flow's third year at Harvard proved pivotal. The classics major lacked direction and as the challenges of the real world loomed close on the horizon, he still hadn't found his passion.
Police are looking for a missing East Mississippi Community College student last seen Wednesday.
Dusty Houser's son has never met his grandfather outside a Mississippi Department of Corrections facility. Houser was in his early 20s in 2007 when his father, Paul Houser of Caledonia, was sentenced to 60 years in prison after a jury convicted him of possessing precursors to making methamphetamine. That means Dusty Houser has spent most of his adult life with his father in prison.
A West Point man was arrested Thursday for cyberstalking after allegedly threatening another person over text.
Christmas music and cowbells will be heard in abundance at both Columbus and Starkville's annual Christmas parades this evening.
STARKVILLE -- While Thursday's Egg Bowl should offer Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead and the Bulldogs a chance to silence their doubters, MSU has already come out on top of Ole Miss in the state's football spending battle.
A deceased individual discovered in a vehicle off Highway 45 Alternate has been identified as a missing Starkville man.
One man is dead and police are searching for the suspect in a fatal shooting in West Point Monday evening.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK's average annual investment dropped $216 million from 2014 to 2018.
1. Some road projects ongoing, others about to begin COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Jeff Smith: West Lowndes in need of storm shelters COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Update: Pumps delivered to Oktibbeha County Lake Dam; installation to begin Friday night STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Two arrested after chase with narcotics officers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Pumps reducing water level at Oktibbeha Lake STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY