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The Starkville Café

June 13, 2019

A Starkville Tradition Since 1945 Come hungry when you visit this long-time staple of Starkville’s Main Street. On Game Day, you better come early, because the line will soon be stretching out the door. Locals and visitors alike come for the friendly atmosphere and the mouth-watering Southern meals just like your grandma made. The Café… More

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It’s SUPER REGIONAL time! Get ready for all the fun in Mississippi’s College Town with our Game Day Guide…

June 7, 2019

Happening this weekend in Mississippi’s College Town: NCAA Super Regionals! Starkville is proud to serve as one of the host sites for the 2019 NCAA Super Regional Baseball Tournament. Bulldog fans and our friends from Standford can look forward to baseball beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at Dudy Noble Field. Your guide for tourney weekend is… More

Category: Events

King Cotton Crawfish Boil Returns on May 10…

April 12, 2019

Join us for plenty of heads & tails at the 2019 KING COTTON CRAWFISH BOIL! Held in the Cotton District, bragging rights are on the line as local cooking teams shows their best crawfish recipes along with add-ins and fixins, plus all the beer and drinks you want provided by Clark Beverage Company. Ticket holders AND will determine… More

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Community News

Mississippi’s College Town to be featured on HGTV Pilot of #HammerToTheManor!

November 9, 2018

An 1850s Starkville home is being featured Sunday [Nov. 11] at 1 p.m. in “Hammer to the Manor,” a nationally televised pilot show on HGTV. Located on Worley Street in Mississippi’s College Town, the home owned by Brooke and Tom Lammert was recently renovated by locals Austin Shafer and his sister Amanda Shafer Kelley. Austin… More

Call for Artists: Downtown Art Walk

August 14, 2018

Call for Artists – Downtown Art Walk! Save the date! Our 2018 New South Weekends schedule features a new rendition of our Downtown Art Walk! The Partnership is currently seeking artists to setup in the Main Street District for this fun, new, artistic retail promotion event! Downtown Art Walk is exclusive to handmade fine art… More

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Innovation Challenge returns for second year to foster young entrepreneurs in Starkville

February 26, 2019

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership and Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach, CEO,  in the College of Business at MSU are once again collaborating to bring the Innovation Challenge competition to Oktibbeha county students grades 6-12. Sponsored by International Paper, the contest is a hands-on opportunity for innovative Oktibbeha County middle & high school students to… More

Category: Business, Education


January 31, 2019

The Partnership held its 2019 Annual Awards Banquet at The Mill Conference Center on Tuesday evening, January 29. Each year, the Banquet highlights successes and milestones of the Partnership’s program of work from the previous year. During the event, an impressive slate of annual awards is announced, and the Partnership was excited to report updates… More

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