At the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday evening, the board decided to continue using the paid parking system in the Cotton District. However, the system is suspended for 30 more days beginning Wednesday.
Starkville updated its rental housing code in March. This video features interviews with Starkville Mayor Lynn Spruill and Starkville Strong founder Brandi Herrington.
Starkville updated its rental housing code in March. Rental owners now must register with the city and pay a $15 fee per rental housing unit.
SKY Campus Happiness provides stress management tools and techniques for success through the use of breathwork and meditation, yoga and personal awareness seminars. Mississippi State University recently established a chapter of the organization.
Mississippi State University's Office of Sustainability hosted Earth Week from April 19 to April 22.
The Speaking Center at Mississippi State University is a new resource that aims to improve the public speaking skills of students and faculty.
Mississippi State University held its annual Research Week from April 11 to April 14, which included the Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Located on the second floor of McCool Hall, Mississippi State University has opened a new lab on campus. Market Innovation Lab and Observatory, commonly known as MILO, is giving students new and exclusive opportunities.
On April 22, Starkville Pride will return after a two-year absence. Once again, the streets of downtown Starkville will see vibrant rainbows and flourishing flags.
On April 6, Mississippi State University's Sri Lankan Association gathered at the center of the Drill Field to protest against the political and economic crisis in Sri Lanka.
The 30th annual International Fiesta made a triumphant return on April 2 to Mississippi State University's Drill Field after a two-year hiatus.
The Reflector recently collected 38 awards from four student journalism contests.
Due to the shortage of teachers, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has established a new program designed to boost the number of teachers in Mississippi.
On March 29, Stephen Brain, associate professor of history at Mississippi State University, hosted a discussion on the history between Ukraine and Russia to explain the motives behind the Ukrainian invasion.
Mississippi State University's gender studies program recently hosted an online discussion entitled "#FreeBritney: Achieving Reproductive Justice for all Disabled People." Stetson College of Law professor Robyn Powell was a guest speaker at the event.
Monday, a press conference was held after a whistleblower leaked the real reason why Perry Cafeteria cookies are such an obsession for MSU students: they contain crack cocaine, which according to kidshealth.org, is also known as coke, rock, snow, blow, white, toot, nose candy, base, flake, p…
Mississippi State University students have had enough with parking services handing out bright yellow ticket after bright yellow ticket.
We probably should have seen this one coming. Thursday night, that golem we keep locked in the first floor kitchen of Sessums Hall freed itself.
Ye Deflector pandemonium begins this week as strange news bounces around campus. First, students fight back and ticket parking services’ golf carts. Second, Perry cookies are found containing crack. Third, things get a little personal between a certain sports-watcher and the Bully mascot. Th…
Mississippi State University and Amazon recently introduced a new scholarship opportunity for women and minorities majoring in cybersecurity and computer science.
This month, Starkville gained another pizza eatery with the arrival of the restaurant chain Marco’s Pizza.
The Center for Entrepreneurship & Outreach is looking for the best business propositions that Mississippi State University students can imagine. The Startup Summit allows students to pitch their ideas for a chance to win prize money.
For the last four years, the EcoCar team at Mississippi State University has been competing in the EcoCar Mobility Challenge, a nationwide competition that 11 different universities compete in to make fuel efficiency and safety improvements on a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer. This competition allows…
Patrons in the Cotton District must now pay to park.
The Hidden Dream is a non-profit organization that works to uplift visa immigrants by providing financial resources and a community of support.
While nutrition might not always be at the forefront of college students' minds, Wolfe Nutrition, a new small business in Starkville, is spurring healthy eating conversations.
Smash Dawgs is a hybrid esports student organization at Mississippi State University, consisting of casual and competitive play centered around the popular Nintendo game "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate."
Sexploitation cases are on the rise at Mississippi State University.
Camp Kesem outlines its purpose in ensuring that children affected by parents with cancer are never alone. Kesem provides an environment where these children in need can meet others going through the same experiences and counselors who offer comfort and support.
Feb. 24 marked the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and war between the two nations.
Bulldog Way is a new road in progress on Mississippi State University’s campus that connects East Lee Boulevard to Blackjack Road.
Oktibbeha County's population has exceeded 50,000 residents, which means it now requires the establishment of a county court.
A new CBD and hemp store is coming to Starkville and opening on Friday.
In August 1924, the construction of what would be known as the Hotel Chester began. In April 1925, the hotel opened its doors to the public.
The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Mississippi State University as a registered Tree Campus USA for the past nine years and the City of Starkville as a Tree City USA for the last six years.
Mississippi State University was first founded and chartered as a land-grant school on Feb. 28, 1878. Each building that dots the 4,200-acre campus has a name attached, and behind every name is an individual and a story to tell.
A club aimed at raising awareness and gathering support for those with food allergies is new to Mississippi State University's campus this semester.
The state recently awarded Golden Triangle Development LINK a $3.4 million grant for site improvements at the NorthStar Industrial Park.
A Mississippi State University professor has contributed to a study with ground-breaking research that sets the standard for wildlife biologists in the U.S.
Mississippi State University is planning to tackle one of the primary complaints of its students: advising.
Since 2004, the Starkville Rotary Club has held the annual Rotary Classic Rodeo at the nationally recognized Mississippi Horse Park, which won the Justin Boot Best Footing Award for the Southeastern Circuit.
On Jan. 24, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill approving the redraw of Mississippi's four congressional districts.
Jeanne Tate was born with sickle cell anemia, and medical cannabis may be her pain medicine solution.
On Jan. 6, a 9-year-old child named Lasang Kemp Jr. was shot and killed in a car on Santa Anita Drive in Starkville.
As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, local florists are gearing up for their busiest season of the year.
Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center (SSRC) professors were granted $597K to conduct a study on the Mississippi juvenile justice system.
The Old Main Dormitory has been the center of focus since the release of Mississippi State University Films' Old Main documentary. The short documentary, directed by James Parker, focused on the fire of the Old Main Dormitory in 1959 and was released on the 63rd anniversary of the tragedy.
Mississippi State University senior Madison Welzbacher has lived in Mississippi for 20 years, but she does not want to stay here.
With the beginning of the new year, OCH Regional Medical Center has implemented some changes to its COVID-19 policies, and the most significant change is the addition of a vaccine mandate.