From Maurice Sendak's classic, "In the Night Kitchen," through the Harry Potter series, and all kinds of titles in between, children and teen literature has become a hot topic.
Parents for Public Schools, a national organization founded and headquartered in Jackson, is offering a Parent Engagement Program (PEP) this fall at Plymouth Bluff Center in Columbus for 30 parents and community leaders from the Golden Triangle and Northeast Mississippi area.
Lowndes County area women are invited to grab their hammers and volunteer during Habitat for Humanity's sixth annual National Women Build Week.
With spring in the air and our landscapes waking up from their long winter's nap, Mississippi gardeners jump into the many chores needed to get gardens off to the right start.
Arts in Education grants totaling $4,430 from the Starkville Area Arts Council were awarded to teachers to fund arts related projects.
When Columbus Community Theatre audiences last saw the "Casserole Patrol" gang, the once eligible widower in their midst was off to marry his new bride -- and single women "of a certain maturity" in fictional "Possum Town" had resorted to duct-taping their rivals to chairs to gain a headstart to the next bachelor.
When Shaye Rawson daydreamed about her son Tristan's April 13th wedding day, she no doubt envisioned several happy scenarios. They probably didn't include applying green fondant "grass" and "yard line" white piping to the groom's cake at 2:30 a.m., 15 and a half hours before the ceremony.
Vacancies at Mississippi University for Women's Culinary Camp for Kids are going fast.
This one-pot chicken dinner by Kentucky chef Edward Lee blends a staple of Southern cooking -- fried chicken -- with two deliciously savory Asian ingredients, salty miso and a half pound of shiitake mushrooms.
The first time I ate raw asparagus was during the '80s at an Italian restaurant in New York. Someone else must have pushed me to order it because until then the only asparagus I'd ever encountered was steamed and buttered, and I really liked it just that way. Raw asparagus? Must be bland and boring.
Have you ever wanted to write or illustrate a children's book, but had no idea how to do it, or even where to start? Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library just might be able to help.
"You've got to anticipate the note." The words are a tactical reminder from Director Cherry Dunn at a recent Columbus Girlchoir practice. But they are also a happy, long-range statement for the choir: They are anticipating plenty of high notes when they sing in New York's Carnegie Hall in May.
Comfortable and inviting. That's what the three kitchens on the 2013 Columbus Girlchoir Tour of Kitchens have in common -- that often elusive quality that makes a space the heart of a home.
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