Daniel Lowery does not remember much about the night in 2006 when he parachuted from a plane over Iraq and life was altered.
A unique experience in music, art and spoken word describes "Artists in Revision," an "experiment in performance across different mediums."
Last Saturday I went to a very special birthday party. Dr. Robert I. Gilbert, retired professor of sociology at MSCW (now Mississippi University for Women), celebrated his birthday -- number 101!
Rising high school senior Reed Hairston of Columbus will represent Lowndes County at the state's Distinguished Young Women program in Meridian July 14-16.
One thing that doesn't change much is a dirt road.
Hibiscus has to be one of the best groups of plants you can have in your garden and landscape. Here's several reasons why.
The Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women has announced classes available to the community that require no MUW enrollment.
A group of 4-H youth are proving that grilling out isn't just for grown-ups. Mouth-watering aromas wafting from Columbus' Hitching Lot Farmers' Market site June 14 were evidence enough. Youth ages 8 to 18 were invited to take part in the annual Lowndes County 4-H Grilling Contest.
We have a small post-retirement place on a lake in Alabama. For some reason I enjoy cooking there more than I do at home, even though the dining space is tiny and the open kitchen is pretty cramped. Maybe it's the view ... who knows.
Banana bread is a time-tested American classic, perfect for making in advance for picnics, gifts and for using up ripe bananas. And given it's all-American status, it's a perfect way to start (or end) July 4th.
There was a time when the hallmark of Columbus and towns like it were family-owned businesses, passed on from one generation to the next. Sons and daughters often followed fathers into trade as naturally as summer gives way to autumn.
A Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science teacher from Columbus is among 12 U.S. educators chosen to study in Russia this summer under a Fulbright-Hays grant.
In response to oppressive temperatures, United Way of Lowndes County and Helping Hands are teaming up for a seventh annual summer fan drive.
A Sept. 28 concert by Mississippi native and soul-blues artist Zac Harmon will kick off Mississippi State's 2016-17 Lyceum Series season.
The Old Farmer's Almanac says the official start of summer is June 20 at 6:34 p.m., but after this past weekend, I'm convinced we're already into summer.