There's been so much catfish in the air lately -- the Catfish in the Alley cooking contest Saturday in downtown Columbus, and the CONTACT Helpline catfish (and barbecue) plate fundraiser the same day. It seemed an appropriate time to touch on this prolific Southern staple.
I had every healthy intention of continuing my miniseries on ancient grains with a few words on millet and amaranth. However, you know how many roads are paved with some of those intentions.
The Lowndes County Extension Service and Lowndes Farm Supply present a free Tomato Battle and Tomato Growing seminar Tuesday.
For my daughter's 10th birthday, I took 15 giggling girls to dinner at a Japanese steakhouse.
The singing woke him up, so one account goes. The noise, it's been said, was enough to draw Jefferson Davis -- then a candidate for the U.S. Senate visiting Columbus -- out onto the second-story balcony of Snowdoun to see what was afoot.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System (CLPL) joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week April 12-18.
Awadagin Pratt doesn't conform to everyone's idea of a concert pianist. With his dramatic dreadlocks and often novel wardrobe, he is, one might say, unconventional.
"Pimento cheese: no Southern table is complete without it, and we all have our secret recipes," said Friends member Jo Shumake.
Mississippi University for Women will host the Diane Legan Howard Art History Lecture Series, featuring Benjamin Harvey, associate professor of fine arts at Mississippi State University, Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in the Art and Design Building.
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest.
The white Irises in my garden are in full bloom.
Yesterday St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Albany, Georgia, conducted another K9s for Warriors benefit run.
Camp Rising Sun will be honored Monday in Jackson with the Governor's Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Nonprofit.
Dr. Walt Thompson will be the presenter at the 2015 Miller-Burdeshaw Lecture Thursday, April 9 at 12:30 p.m. in Pohl 206. A light lunch will be provided.
The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library welcomes Pulitzer-prize-winning photojournalist Alysia Burton Steele to its Wednesday, April 8 Table Talk program.
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest. Be aware that some venues add facility/convenience charges to ticket prices.
Easter has long been one of my most decorated holidays. Mama's love for it spilled over onto me, and how could it not?