Gideon Lincecum was one of the most interesting people to have ever lived in Columbus.
I spent some time recently with Aimee and Kenneth Shaw of Shaw Pit Bull Rescue. They are animal lovers with a passion for Pit Bulls. These two, along with a group of volunteers called the "Pit Crew," devote much of their time and most of their income to rescuing this much maligned breed.
Amy remembers the day she picked up a razor to attack the seething anger she had bottled inside. At that drastic moment, life simply seemed too heavy to bear. The abrupt loss of her longtime job and the deaths of her father, mother and grandmother had propelled her toward crises.
Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will host April's first Table Talk this Wednesday, April 3. Find out how some of our local political office holders will finish this sentence: "My favorite childhood book is ... "
Market Street Festival 2013 in downtown Columbus will kick off Friday night, May 3, when high-powered funk-rockers Mother's Finest deliver their blend of driving rhythms and expressive R&B vocals.
Mississippi has many flowering native trees, and one that gets its fair share of attention this time of year is the redbud. These trees flower early in the spring before most other trees have started to leaf out after their winter naps.
Bangs or Botox? It's one of many moves which a woman of a certain age might ponder. Like a game of chess, the next step requires thought and must be strategic because the stakes are high when the opponent is age. Father Time waits for no one.
The Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson has opened the exhibit Old Masters to Monet: Three Centuries of French Painting from the Wadsworth Atheneum. It will be on view through Sept. 8.
Today marks the start of the 73rd Columbus Spring Pilgrimage, an award-winning event that has earned a reputation as one of the best and most authentic of its kind in the South. A city-wide block party and crawfish boil Monday, April 1, will officially launch two weeks of memorable home, garden and church tours and festivities.
Easter is the highest holy day of Christendom. I suspect that most of us have had Easters that we considered high in our experiences. Perhaps it was an Easter of your childhood with a particularly pretty egg hunt. Or maybe it was the year you got a new outfit you always enjoyed.
Hinds Community College and Mississippi University for Women announced details Wednesday of a new agreement that will be a boon for students studying the culinary arts in the Jackson area.
Youth and families involved in Community Counseling's NFusion Program will host a talent show April 26 at the Starkville Sportsplex to raise funds to support their activities.
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.
Soprano Cherry Dunn, assistant professor of music at Mississippi University for Women, will present a faculty voice recital, Tuesday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium of Poindexter Hall.
Ham and Easter seem to go together like bread and butter. Across the country, juicy hams will be the centerpiece of many a menu Sunday, as families gather for fellowship and feasting. Cooking your own ham may seem like a colossal chore, but it's probably easier than you think, and picking up a store-bought ham that's been partially or fully cooked is a great short-cut.
How do you make pound cake even more buttery and delicious? Easy! Pan-sear slices of it with butter and sugar.