All professional and amateur songwriters are invited to enter the Cotton District Arts Festival Songwriter's Competition sponsored by McReynolds' Orthodontics.
Most of us have to be suffering from a pretty mind-blowing caffeine withdrawal migraine before we'll reach for instant coffee. That doesn't mean you shouldn't buy some, because while instant coffee makes a generally lousy cup of java, it can do astounding things for your cooking.
The humble can of tuna continues to inspire recipes; this one, from Levana Kirschenbaum's comprehensive new book, "The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen," is a keeper because it uses both the fennel bulb and its fronds.
There was a time, in Columbus' more distant past, when the cannon boom or shrill whistle of an approaching riverboat ignited an excited flurry of activity.
I looove Halloween. The cooler temps, mysterious shadows and, best of all, the chance to wear a costume. Anyone who has seen me this week knows that I started costuming on Friday.
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best events in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest.
Plans are underway for the Columbus Christmas parade and its theme of "Going Green -- Reduce, Reuse and Recycle."
The Gordy Honors College at Mississippi University for Women will host Elizabeth Crowell on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. as part of the Honors Forum Speakers Series.
When synth pop-rockers Neon Trees last week suddenly canceled their fall college tour -- which included Bulldog Bash in Starkville Nov. 2 -- Mississippi State's Student Association was sent scrambling to secure another co-headline act on short notice.
I'm a pretty positive, optimistic person. I like to look on the bright side of life through rose-tinted glasses. I focus on the good and pretty much just ignore the bad.
For children with food allergies and sensitivities, Halloween dangers can be lurking in their candy sacks, not just in their imaginations.
When I was a young'un, it was the most magical time when I got all dressed up in costume and went door-to-door knocking for treats.
It's that time of year again, when pumpkins, ghosties and bumps in the night provide that delicious tingle that makes Halloween a fun time to indulge.
As a kid I never much cared for parsnips.
It's not enough for Halloween drinks to be delicious. They also have to be creepy.
When it comes to campaigns, barnstorming presidential candidates don't have the only game in town.
We have read much news lately about the "Zombie Apocalypse" that is about to invade our country on a rampage of brain-eating terror. I haven't seen any zombies stumbling down Columbus' Fifth Street or attending football games in Starkvegas. But the word is that they are on their way.
I'm a girl's girl. A supporter, encourager and cheerleader of other women doing positive things.