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Starkville Tour of Homes: Looking a lot like Christmas

Posted 11/30/2013 in Community

When it comes to Christmas, Charlotte McNeal feels she is more child than grown-up. Which is one of the reasons she and her husband, Eddie, are looking forward to having their home among the five on tour Sunday, Dec. 8 for the Starkville Civic League's annual Christmas Tour of Homes.

Southern Gardening: Bushes with red berries offer winter garden color

Posted 11/30/2013 in Columns

Fall weather is always a treat because some of the plants that provide summer backgrounds step up and show off their stuff.

 

Being beautiful: 'Tis the season for dazzling makeup moments

Posted 11/30/2013 in Columns

Without question, my favorite memory of my beautiful mama is her love of makeup. Even in the darkest of days, nothing put a smile on her face quite like a bright lipstick or shimmery blush.

 

 

Adele Elliott: How the glitch stole health care

Posted 11/30/2013 in Columns

"Affordable" health care seems to be on the minds of almost everyone in this country. There is no doubt that it is gravely needed. People are dying from poverty.

 

 

Poindexter Hall earns two preservation awards

Posted 11/30/2013 in Community

The recently renovated Poindexter Hall, located on the campus of Mississippi University for Women, earned two preservation awards by the American Society of Interior Designers and the International Interior Design Association.

 

 

Rich or poor ... budgeting is key to holiday survival

Posted 11/30/2013 in Community

The amount of money available to a person does not change the importance of sticking to a budget during the holidays. "People from any economic group can dig themselves into a hole during the holidays if they get carried away with emotional or irrational spending," said Bobbie Shaffett, family resource management professor with the Mississippi State University Extension Service.

 

Irish Tenors' 'Christmas' coming to Golden Triangle Dec. 4

Posted 11/30/2013 in Community

To help usher in the holiday season at Mississippi State and the Golden Triangle area, the university's Lyceum Series is featuring The Irish Tenors in concert.

 

Floral design group to host wreath workshop

Posted 11/30/2013 in Entertainment

The Mississippi State student chapter of the American Institute of Floral Designers will host live evergreen wreath workshops Dec. 3 and Dec. 4.

 

 

Out and About for the week of December 1, 2013

Posted 11/30/2013 in Entertainment

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.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of December 1, 2013

Posted 11/30/2013 in Entertainment

 

 

Butterball CEO on why Turkey Talk Line hired men

Posted 11/28/2013 in Food

 

 

Thanksgiving includes gluten-free pies and all

Posted 11/28/2013 in Food

Three different types of stuffing will be offered on Stacy Fox's table this Thanksgiving: traditional, gluten-free and vegan.

 

Thankful for leftovers: From chili to a Monte Cristo spin-off, readers share ideas for the day-after turkey

Posted 11/27/2013 in Food

It turns out there are some among us who love Thanksgiving almost as much for the leftovers as for the main meal. "I feel sorry for anyone who doesn't have leftovers," laughed Miranda Stewart of Starkville. "I wake up the Friday after already anticipating the chili I'll use that turkey for."

 

A short history course on Thanksgiving foods

Posted 11/27/2013 in Food

Ask the people around the table on Thursday about the history of Thanksgiving, and most will say something about the Pilgrims.

 

 

Crisp, sweet cookies that are just a bit healthy

Posted 11/27/2013 in Food

I was a happy little butterball when I was a kid. Sweets were my thing, desserts in particular. And chocolate desserts most of all. The one exception to the rule? My grandmother's oatmeal cookies.

 

Loss of limb never slows down athlete-turned-mom

Posted 11/23/2013 in Community

LeAnn Sanders Shelton firmly believes softball helped her overcome the loss of her left arm. The lawn mower accident that took it happened when she was 4. The Reform, Ala., native began playing ball at age 5. Softball gave Shelton challenges and hard knocks. But it also instilled in her discipline and dedication.

Photos: Autumn Leaves

Posted 11/23/2013 in Community

I first heard the song "Autumn Leaves" when I was very young. My parents often played pianist Roger Williams' 1955 chart-topping instrumental version on the turntable in the den. Williams' incredible runs down the keyboard perfectly evoke visions of leaves, red and gold, drifting to earth.

 

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