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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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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


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. 

Families in Oktibbeha County needing a home may have the opportunity to receive it through Habitat for Humanity.

Saturday night The Magnolia Independent Film Festival showed “In Our Bones,” a documentary that essentially saved the life of a Starkville man.Alex Kimura directed “In Our Bones,” a tale of her sister, Sam Kimura who was diagnosed with leukemia, a cancer of blood-forming tissues, and decided…

Hotworx plans to heat things up in Starkville offering infrared heat workouts at their 24-hour infrared fitness studio located at 310 University Drive.


A former fighter pilot who has spent more time in outer space than any other human will speak at Mississippi State University as part of the university’s Student Association Global Lecture Series.