The Mississippi State University Riley Center in Meridian has released the lineup for its spring and summer Performing Arts Series. The star factor is high.
Jil Chambless and Scooter Muse have a deep-seated affinity for the music of Scotland and Ireland. It is rooted in the rhythms and lyrics that pass down tales of an olden world steeped in legend and lore. And of a new world forged by immigrants and adventurers.
Garden catalogs are arriving in my mailbox at a pace I haven't seen in quite a few years. Every day, a new catalog tries to tempt me to plant the latest and greatest this spring. The parade of polar vortexes with extreme low temperatures is only making matters worse.
It's usually around this time of year that those annoying winter weeds start popping up in our front yards.
There are some things that are universal to the human experience. These events transcend languages, cultures and eras. Almost everyone will feel love, or joy, or pain, in their lifetime. One of the saddest that we encounter is cancer.
Distinguished Concerts International New York City (DCINY) announced Tuesday that director Alisa Toy and the Columbus Choral Society have been invited to participate in the New York premier of John Purifoy's "Chronicles of Blue and Gray" on the DCINY Concert Series in New York City.
Tax season is officially under way, and Mississippi University for Women accounting instructor John Williams offers some tips to keep in mind when filing your 2013 tax return.
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.
Nothing teaches more about how government works than actually working in government, which four Mississippi 4-H youth will have the opportunity to do.
Kohl's Department Stores are accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers for the 2014 Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program.
Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. Anyone from Mississippi who joins the Foundation in February will receive 10 free Eastern redbud trees to plant when the weather turns warm.
Super Bowl party food is supposed to be indulgently heavy and satisfying. It should be rich and savory and totally over the top.
With only four days to go until Super Bowl XLVIII, football fans are making final picks -- for game day eats, that is. In Paulette and Jimmy Garton's Columbus home, the choice is often green gumbo, a hearty dish starring turnip greens.
"When somebody asks me about Japan, it's hard to stop talking," admits Jim Dickey, with a wide grin spreading across his genial face. Tall and trim, the Columbus man continues writing "Welcome to Mississippi" in Japanese on a big dry erase board in a Mississippi University for Women classroom.
I found Margaret Peterson. Well, I did not find her myself, but I have a reader who did! I wrote a column several weeks ago, before the Christmas holidays, remembering a long-lost childhood playmate and just wondering whatever had become of her. I had no realistic hope of ever finding out.
I don't know about you, but as I've gotten older, the thought of digging up an area of the yard to install a new planting bed has lost its appeal.
Everyone has an opinion about dogs. From Aristotle to Dave Berry, poets, philosophers, politicians and children have all weighed in on "man's best friend."
On Friday afternoon, Jan. 31, authors Matthew Guinn of Jackson and Michael Piafsky of Mobile, La., will share the stage at 929 Coffee Bar in Starkville, where they will read from and discuss their celebrated debut novels. The event at 106 E. Main St. begins at 4 p.m.