When a Mississippi summer hits its stride, those unable to cool their homes suffer miserably. The results can be life-threatening.
Learning a new skill, an innovative exercise, or a better way to tackle almost anything from scrapbooking to eBay is at the community's fingertips. Those subjects, plus many others, are among course offerings in the Mississippi University for Women Life Enrichment Program's upcoming summer terms.
"You remember that episode of 'I Love Lucy,' with the candy on the conveyor belt? That's what the takeout room is like," joked Tom Whitaker Monday afternoon. He was talking of the annual "lunch rush" at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Women May Luncheon and Bake Sale, a much-anticipated event on Columbus' culinary calendar every spring.
Organizers of the annual Columbus Arts Council gala may have outdone themselves this time around.
To the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, sounds emanating from 13 pre-K students at Coleman Head Start recently were music to the ears. Since February, 13, the children have been learning to not only love music, but how to play the violin and recorder.
On Wednesday, May 8, students from across Mississippi will turn an historically African-American cemetery in Columbus into a dramatic setting for a musical lesson in local history.
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.
Like many home gardeners, I used to put plants in my landscape without worrying about labels because I was sure I'd remember what was planted where. And like most of you, I would end up scratching my head wondering what I had planted where.
I love stories about magic. Geese lay golden eggs, straw is spun into gold, and genies grant wishes with only a rub or three on a brass lamp. Of course, we know that life is not a fairy tale.
It's time to party. If there's ever an occasion to pull out your best fiesta-themed menus and props, it's Cinco de Mayo -- the fifth of May.
The artwork of 11 Mississippi University for Women seniors will be displayed through Saturday, May 11 at MUW's Eugenia Summer Gallery in the Art and Design Building on campus.
Five-time Grammy-winner Marty Stuart and fiddler extraordinaire Jim Brock have more in common than their Southern roots.
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