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One More Week to See Kinsey Collection Treasures

  Starkville area residents and visitors still have one more week to see a renown collection of art and history seen by more than 4 million people across the United States. African American Treasures from The Kinsey Collection will be on display in the John Grisham Room at Mitchell Memorial Library on the Mississippi State… More

Starkville Main Street Gearing up for Crawfish Boil on Friday

For the second year, Starkville Main Street will host the King Cotton Crawfish Boil, its annual fundraising event, on Friday, May 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event will culminate Starkville’s yearly Savor Our South spring culinary series with a showcase of great crawfish served up with traditional fixings — and a few surprises if local… More

Local Vendors Prepare for Market Opening on Saturday

You and your dinner table have missed them all winter long, but the wait is almost over! Opening Day is less than a week away, and your favorite returning Starkville Community Market vendors are getting their locally grown and crafted staples ready. The 2015 Market season will kick off this Saturday, May 2, at 7:30 a.m. at… 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

King Cotton Crawfish Boil Features Team Cooking Competition

Are you ready to SHOW YOUR TAILS? Plans for the 2nd Annual King Cotton Crawfish Boil are underway, and we are excited to share a new component to the spring crawfish celebration! The Boil has been scheduled for Friday, May 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Page Avenue in the Cotton District. The event will feature the inaugural King Cotton… More