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.
The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library concludes its February Table Talk series on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Author and Friends' board member Deborah Johnson will read from and talk about her just-published work, "The Secret of Magic," from Amy Einhorn Books/G.P. Putnam's Sons.
Young women interested in careers based on their love of the outdoors, wildlife and science can learn about job options from mentors and professionals at an upcoming event.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service will host a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25 for anyone interested in becoming a member of the Mississippi Homemakers Volunteers Inc. (MHV).
For Mississippi University for Women students away from families and home churches, the Wesley Foundation offers an oasis of spiritual support and fellowship.
Youth with an interest in animals and veterinary medicine are invited to apply for a camp offered by Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.
With Mardi Gras looming, I thought it might be fun to cook up some New Orleans-styled goodies featuring duck, andouille sausage and Creole seasoning. These rich ingredients are typical of the fare from this town that knows how to party -- an instinct that goes into overdrive during Mardi Gras.
They call it the holy grail of ready-to-eat meals for soldiers -- a pizza that can stay on the shelf for up to three years and still remain good to eat.
The goal was simple -- the most intense garlic pasta I could muster.
Whether you'll be hosting a crowd or watching solo, Oscar night calls for dinner with a bit of panache.
My favorite thing about fancy parties? They almost always include a shrimp cocktail appetizer -- platters of giant, plump shrimp just waiting to be dunked into a piquant cocktail sauce.
As a child, Laura Leigh Hicks was afraid of storms. Now 17, she's past that. But the teenager from Steens used the memory as a springboard for creating a short animated film about a little worm who learned to be brave. Inspiration, after all, usually comes from a personal place.
The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library continues its Table Talk series on Wednesday, Feb. 19, with a presentation by Dispatch columnist and author Adele Elliott.