Troy DeRego of Starkville had never given much serious thought to how bread ends up on the table -- until he was responsible for getting it there. Oddly enough, the story begins at sea, during the New Hampshire native's college years.
There were no chants of "move that bus." "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" TV host Ty Pennington was nowhere in sight. There was, nevertheless, a joyous big reveal in Caledonia Aug. 10.
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.
I suppose people around our area are a bit disappointed about the delays in renovation of the Old Highway 82 Bridge in Columbus. After all, we are in a big hurry to walk across the river to get to, um, the other side (?).
Faculty and staff at Mississippi University for Women will roll up their sleeves and lend a helping hand to students moving into the residence halls Saturday, starting at noon. The community is invited to participate.
A free workshop Aug. 17 at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will focus on resources available to those who want to explore the branches of their family trees.
In case you hadn't noticed, Americans are (ahem) gluttons for national food and drink holidays. Oatmeal, wheat bread, Irish coffee ... you name it, and it's got designated day. Lucky for us, tomorrow is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day.
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