Thousands of Mississippians gathered at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo this past Friday for a political rally held by President Donald Trump. Although the arena itself reached max capacity, many of Trump’s supporters stood outside of the arena, clad with MAGA attire underneath the glow of …
The sixth annual Rural Interdisciplinary Case Experience (RICE) Bowl is set to take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson on Oct. 29.
Mississippi State University was recently awarded a multi-million-dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education with the goal of developing schools across the state and increasing opportunities for postsecondary education.
According to a release from Mississippi State University’s Dean of Students Thomas Bourgeois, Toby Nelson Menotti, a junior business administration major from Starkville, died July 16, 2019, in a car accident.
Scholars made Mississippi State University history Tuesday night as Phi Beta Kappa installed a new chapter and inducted its inaugural class of 77 selected students into the Gamma of Mississippi chapter.
The Orrin Swayze Scholastic Awards Program is a very selective scholarship program for finance students in the state of Mississippi. Throughout the years and under the direction of Finance Professor Michael Highfield, Mississippi State University has several recipients under its belt. This y…
The College Republicans at Mississippi State University will host a Republican primary debate in conjunction with the MSU Department of Political Science and Public Administration. The debate will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 2 in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium on MSU's campus.
A bipartisan bill increasing the sales tax of hotels and restaurants in Starkville by one percent passed in the Mississippi House of Representatives with a vote of 100-4. The bill, which would raise funds for a new Starkville sports complex, awaits a Senate vote; if it passes the Senate, it …
The Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit, S.M.A.R.T. system is expanding to more effectively serve residents of Oktibbeha County.
Mississippi’s volunteer department had a massive year in 2018 with over 15,000 volunteers participating in activities across the entire state. Over 400,000 hours were spent on 3,700 projects and through all their hard work, Mississippi's volunteers raised nearly $650,000 last year alone.
The Mississippi Student Body Presidents’ Council has taken a huge stride in holding universities accountable for providing mental health resources.
The MS House legislature has created a bill that gives rural communities the option to obtain high-speed internet. This bill allows electric co-ops to provide broadband internet to houses in the deepest part of the rural community.
Following a fatal vehicle accident in 2017 which left a Mississippi State University athlete dead and two others injured, a state trooper involved in the crash was indicted for manslaughter.
Sitting in a deer stand, a hunter's phone starts buzzing with texts, and finally, a phone call broke through the cold silence.
The Mississippi Arts Commission held an informational meeting on grant opportunities for Mississippi artists and performers Friday evening at the Starkville Community Theatre. Following the meeting, a panel of people discussed the importance of art as a community affair.
Nestled in an outwardly quiet boulevard off the main campus, Mississippi State University’s Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) is bustling with sound. With research projects on human-robot interaction, self-driving off-road cars and metal 3-D printing, something new and exciting is…
Mississippi State University’s newly recognized esports club won its first ever Esports Egg Bowl against Ole Miss Esports Oct. 13. The competition was held at the Pavilion at Ole Miss, where it was open to the public and streamed online.
Congressman Gregg Harper announced he would gift Mississippi State University with his congressional papers documenting everything he has done over his last decade of service on Nov. 30, 2017. Harper donated his papers at a formal ceremony Oct. 5 held in Old Main’s Turner A. Wingo Auditorium…
After a lengthy investigation spanning 28 years, police have made an arrest possibly linked to the Starkville Labor Day Murders, in which Betty Jones and Kathryn Crigler were killed after answering a knock at the door.
Mississippi State University’s Office of Student Affairs and the Collegiate Recovery Community partnered with Stand Up, Mississippi to bring an interactive presentation to campus next week called "Opioids: What Can You Do?"
Businesses in rural Mississippi attribute much of their success to the wide reach of the internet and inexpensive real estate.
As of Sept. 14, Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast of the U.S. and left over 900,000 homes and businesses without basic utilities. The 90-mph winds and storms have pushed the people of the communities out of their homes for an indefinite amount of time.
Bursts of crimson and golden light filled the skyline of the serene countryside in the Mississippi Delta. The light cast a glow across the grassy field and provided a few moments of illumination before dipping beneath the horizon.
The nation’s longest continuously-running, in-woods forestry equipment show will be at Mississippi State University’s John W. Starr Memorial Forest Friday and Saturday.
Starkville Daily News hosted its third Town Hall meeting last Thursday at the Starkville Police Department, where citizens were able to address their concerns to legislators.
Following the recent debut of LimeBike on campus, Lime’s Operations Manager of Starkville John Usry proposed an extension of the bike-share program into the city limits.
Shandrea Stallworth, a doctoral student from Mississippi State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, recently received the prestigious NASA/Mississippi Space Grant Consortium Graduate Research Fellowship.
The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning approved tuition increases for all eight public universities for the first reading at its meeting April 19 in Jackson.
Room 234 in McCool Hall was full of attendants last week, both students and spectators, as Paul Canonici told the stories of Italian immigrant families who moved to the southern United States for a better life many years ago.
The White House recently announced President Donald Trump appointed Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum as chairman of the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development according to a MSU Office of Public Affairs press release.
A bill honoring the death of Mississippi State University track star and graduate Kaelin Kersh is scheduled to be signed by Gov. Phil Bryant Friday.
The streets of downtown Starkville were filled with vibrant color and waving flags Saturday afternoon as people watched and marched in support of the city’s first LGBT Pride parade.
When Alderman David Little of Ward 3 announced he would abstain from voting on the reconsideration of the denial of the Starkville Pride Parade, it left Mayor Lynn Spruill to break the tied vote. Spruill voted in favor of permitting the parade which will be held on March 24.
The Mississippi State University Department of Aerospace Engineering is experiencing troubles as faculty and administration clash over how the department should be run.
Members of Starkville Pride and the public gathered at Mississippi State University Wednesday night to discuss the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s denial of the group’s request to host a gay pride parade in the city.
While the Mississippi State University Student Association Senate only voted on two pieces of legislation on Feb. 13, one of the resolutions sparked a long debate amongst the senators.
A bill forcing emergency vehicles to use flashing lights when going more than 30 mph above the speed limit passed unanimously in the Mississippi House of Representatives Thursday.
The Mississippi House of Representatives passed a bill regarding enhanced concealed weapon owners carrying on public property, including universities. The bill will provide the legal grounds to sue if enhanced licensees’ rights are infringed.
On Jan. 13, 2018, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Starkville Police Department responded to Walmart, 1010 Highway 12 West, for a report of shots fired.
FARMtastic, an agricultural learning experience for second through fourth-grade students, is returning for its fifth year at Mississippi State University on Nov. 9 and 10 at the Mississippi Horse Park.
If you knew the opportunity to save someone’s life would be as simple as swabbing your mouth, would you do it?