Mary Means Business: Butcher shop and seafood store open in Starkville

For four months, Artie Sutherland has been delivering fresh seafood to the Starkville area.

Less than a month ago, he officially opened The Blind Tiger Butcher Shop and Seafood Express at 332 Hwy 12.

Customers can pick up from a selection of prime meat and fresh gulf shrimp, crawfish, crab, oysters and more Monday through Friday 4-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. TBT is closed on Thursdays so Sutherland can go to the coast and restock.

“We are so excited to be in Starkville,” the Mississippi State alum said. “The support has been unreal quite honestly. We’re hoping to continue being a Starkville store. We want to be a store of the people and make sure we grow with what everyone wants.”

Over time, Sutherland said he hopes to expand to offering lunch and dinner plates and possibly delivery.

Customers can also order specialty items online at for pick up on Fridays. Be sure to keep up with TBT on social…

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