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At Home with The Delicate Cycle

While the domestic life may seem like it has no place for rock 'n' roll, Gordon and Joy Garretson dig into their experiences as a couple and as parents to create memorable music.

Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman Gives Democratic Response to Bryant 'State of the State'

Mississippi Democrats call for unity to fix problems: "These problems are too big for any one party or any one idea to fix. But I know that if we can put party labels aside and work together, we can create a better Mississippi."

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Mississippi State Bulldogs

Mississippi State University sports fans have gotten bad news, but also some excellent news this past week. First, the bad news: On Friday, June 7, the NCCA hit the MSU football team with penalties for recruiting violations.

Smoking Ban Results in Fewer Heart Attacks

While many Jackson citizens have yet to see the health benefits of a smoking ban enacted by the city last February, the city of Starkville, which banned smoking in 2006, is seeing a payback for the decision in better health. In a study released Monday, Starkville showed a marked reduction in heart attacks, down 27 percent, in the past three years, reports NEMS360.

Cotton District Arts Festival Saturday

Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Starkville, Miss.

• 9 a.m. -- 5K Race Results & Awards• 9:20 to 10:05 a.m. -- Jeff Cummings• 10:20 to 11 a.m. -- Starkville Jazz Alliance• 11:10 to 11:50 a.m. -- Chase McGinnis• Noon to 12:40 p.m. -- The Gurls Next Door• 1 to 1:40 p.m. -- Jubilee• 1:55 to 2:45 p.m. -- Cary Hudson• 3 to 3:50 p.m. -- Mayhem String Band• 4:10 to 5 p.m. Mayhem Breakdown

Live From Starkville

ESPN2 has announced that it's going to show Mississippi State's spring football game on April 9 at 1 p.m. The natural question is WHY? Doctor S knows: This is the only way ESPN can insure that it will televise an MSU victory in 2005.