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The Greater Starkville Development Partnership and the Mississippi State University Idea Shop announced on Monday that this year’s upcoming Pumpkinaplooza will feature a new event, a pumpkin race – Starkville’s very first “Talladegourd 500.”

The 2019 lineup has been announced for the ninth year of New South Weekends in Starkville, which will feature events, dining, and shopping experiences scheduled for each Mississippi State University home football game weekend.

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Vision and writing often go hand in hand. However, Mississippi State University alumnus John Wilburn has managed to pursue his dream of becoming a children’s author despite any physical impairments.

As this week’s Mississippi Miss Hospitality competition concludes during today and tomorrow’s on-stage events, Carly Belue, representing Lowndes County, is working hard to not only promote her own community but also to represent Lake Little who was selected as Starkville’s Miss Hospitality b…

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After winning first place at the local level Distinguished Young Women competition in Starkville, Jasmine Baker spent all of last week in Meridian getting to know her host family and the other 34 competitors as they prepared for the on stage portion of the competition. 

Anyone in the Mississippi State University community had the opportunity to get a sweet treat for free Friday when the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (MAFES) Sales Store celebrated National Ice Cream Day.

The Harveys Celebrity Wait Night fundraiser held last week for the Oktibbeha County Humane Society raised a record-setting $20,354.82 for the shelter. The event featured celebrity waiters such as MSU football coach Joe Moorhead and Starkville Mayor Lynn Spruill, among others. 

Lori Feng of Starkville was named first runner-up at the 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of America Finals last month and presented a cash scholarship of $20,000.

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and it will be weeks before financial information shows whether beach closures are hurting the local economy.

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A constant humming from generators filled the air in the field of the now-closed East Oktibbeha County High School near Crawford on Saturday.

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As the Mississippi State University baseball team travels to Omaha for the College World Series, many devoted Bulldogs will be trailing close behind, and Omaha has everything fans needs to stay well-fed and entertained between the games.

Oktibbeha County Master Gardeners took home the top two most-coveted awards during a statewide competition and annual meeting of Mississippi Master Gardeners last weekend at Delta State University.

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Famous Mississippians of the show "Palate to Palette" hopped off a bus Wednesday afternoon at The Little Dooey to dine the Fellowship Hall.

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The Starkville Rotary Club welcomed guest speaker Keith Key, P.E., of Mississippi Solar, LLC. headquartered in Philadelphia, Mississippi to talk about solar energy installations and how the energy source is catching on in Mississippi and around the country.

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Starkville Community Market is continuing for the sixth year to provide a space for vendors within a 150-mile radius to sell their fresh produce, interesting crafts and baked goods to the community.

Mississippi State University Professor and Head of Agricultural Economics Keith Coble believes there are a lot of transitions to occur in the agriculture industry based on the 2017 USDA Farm Census.

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A first birthday party was held at McKee Park Saturday afternoon for nonprofit organization, Wheeling and Able, Inc.

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The Old Main Music Festival is returning to the Mississippi State University Amphitheater Friday, April 5. 

Jaden Claire Everett, 8 bought baby chicks from the Co-op with plans to raise them but for now she wanted to pass them around to her friends in Art Class at the Starkville Sportsplex. 

Local filmmaker Michael Williams was recently awarded a $5,000 Mississippi Arts Commission Fellowship Grant for his contribution to art in the form of film in the state.

Starkville author and illustrator Laurie Parker will discuss her latest novel, "Gently Scattered Intentions" at the Starkville Public Library today at noon.

Starkville Public Library's Children's Librarian Loraine Walker read books such as "How to Catch a Leprechaun," "The Itsy Bitsy Leprechaun," and "St. Patrick's Day" to teach the children why they were wearing green.