A child's trip down a schoolyard slide doesn't rank as a milestone for every parent, but for mom Melissa Rushing, it was a "Mount Everest" moment. On Oct. 8, her daughter, 5 1/2-year-old Emma Rose, independently went down a slide, after four years of coaxing.
What do a divorced good ole Texas gal, an uptight high-society lady, a lonely widow and a self-appointed life coach have in common? They are bound by an unexpected but much-needed friendship in "The Savannah Sipping Society."
Holidays like Halloween that focus on food and treats can be stressful for parents and kids who manage food allergies, says the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.
For well over 20 years, the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) in Columbus has hosted an annual Science Carnival for second- and third-grade students across Lowndes, Oktibbeha and Clay Counties.
The Department of Theatre at Mississippi University for Women will present Brian Friel's "Dancing at Lughnasa" Thursday, Oct. 25 through Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Cromwell Theatre.
The 40th Fall Flower and Garden Fest at the Mississippi State University Truck Crops Branch Station in Crystal Springs is behind us, and I have to say that it was one of the best I've ever attended.
Last week I had a rush of deja vu when I saw the first flush of a special pink autumn flower that came to me through three generations of family gardeners.
Two Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H members in Lowndes County were recognized during the annual Mississippi Congressional Award Ceremony Oct. 14 in Jackson.
East Mississippi Community College has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the Women's Foundation of Mississippi to launch the P2P, or Plan2Postpone, campaign to educate students about methods to avoid unplanned pregnancies and to provide resources to expectant mothers and those with children.
Today most of us take "instant access" for granted -- to people, places and information. Thanks to one device or another, be it a car or an iAnything, we seldom feel isolated in the true sense of the word. There was a time, however, when those living in rural areas were more secluded, when poor roads and slow transportation kept families closer to the homestead.
This bistro classic is as refined as it is rich.
Don't overlook the benefits of a good meatloaf; though humble, it can be just the thing for a comforting meal, and leftovers make great sandwiches.
In our opinion, gingerbread is only worth eating if its flavor is unmistakably bold and spicy. For our gingerbread bundt cake, the standard liquid combination of mild molasses and water seemed lackluster.
In our experience, most recipes for scalloped potatoes take hours of work yet still produce unevenly cooked potatoes in a heavy, curdled sauce.
Marie Mason is a veteran of the wars. Not the kind that require tactical gear and camo, but combat just the same. "This is my second time around with breast cancer. I'm a metastatic breast cancer survivor," the 67-year-old from Starkville said on a Thursday afternoon in October.
2. MSMS Science Carnival to welcome hundreds of children ENTERTAINMENT
5. Community Calendar for the week of October 21, 2018 ENTERTAINMENT