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Sudduth Elementary Celebrates Japanese Culture with Puppet Arts Production of “Momotaro”

One of the hallmarks of Starkville as Mississippi’s College Town is the diversity created in our community through international business partners, and the multi-cultural students and faculty members brought to our area by Mississippi State University. Over the last few years, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership has enjoyed welcoming Japanese-based companies like Yokohama and their executive teams into the… More

Fire Station Park: Meet the New Home of Starkville Community Market

Tucked away at the end of Russell Street between Lampkin and the unused Kansas City Southern Railway track, you’ll find Fire Station Park, a tiny oasis in the bustle of Downtown Starkville.  You may have visited the park for one of the city’s 9/11 commemorative ceremonies or even seen folks walking the track occasionally. You’ve… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Culminates with Charity Awards

The 3rd annual Starkville Restaurant Week capped off a successful event yesterday with the presentation of $5000 to the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic, our grand prize charity winner. The check was presented to the clinic by Cadence Bank, SRW Presenting Sponsor, at a press conference held at the Cadence Bank Plaza on Main Street…. More

Breakfast: The UnSung Specialty of Starkville Restaurant Week

When we talk about restaurants in Starkville, lunch and dinner seem to get all the attention most of the time! It’s true. We know. The supposed most important meal of the day gets precious little love when we share specials and tasting menus, and Restaurant Week has been no different. Heading into the last weekend… More

It’s Easy Being Green During Starkville Restaurant Week… St. Patrick’s Day Faves

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! We hope you’re wearing green today to celebrate the luck of the Irish! Regardless, there will be no pinching when it comes to Starkville Restaurant Week, because our participating restaurants have concocted plenty of green selections to highlight the day. Whether it’s guac and chips from Taco Del Mar, or your… More

It’s Your Lucky Day… Restaurant Week Begins!

It may be Friday the 13th, but if you’re in Mississippi’s College Town today, that means it’s your LUCKY day! Starkville Restaurant Week (and a half) has begun this morning, and our participating restaurants are already serving up delicious breakfast, early morning jo’ and sweets to jumpstart your Friday. You can look forward to 10… More

Viewpoints: Brian Kelley on Why “Local” Matters So Much to Our Community

We’re starting a new series for Starkville Insider today… Viewpoints, an opportunity for us to share the unique perspectives of people who are impacting Starkville and Oktibbeha County in positive ways. With upcoming installments, we’ll be seeking out residents, business folks, leaders and other influencers to find out their views of the Starkville community — in their own words! Last month, we… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Participating Eateries Announced: The Best of Mississippi’s Good Eats… Do Good

Starkville Restaurant Week (and a half) kicks off on Friday, March 13, and we are proud to announce that over 30 restaurants will put their culinary offerings on display again in 2015.  For 10 days — March 13 – 22 — these great restaurants will let their good eats do good for our community as… More

Restaurant Week Charity Profile: Autism & Developmental Disabilities Clinic

Good eats do good during Starkville Restaurant Week — March 13-22! For 10 days, we hope you’ll sample many of our participating restaurants — over 30 in all — and at the end of your meal, you’ll have the opportunity to help us choose our charity grand prize winner. All three of our top charities… More