Blues musician Big Joe Shelton of Macon has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).
Mark Twain might have said it best: "Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." Well, Mark, lately it's beginning to matter.
Each Labor Day holiday, locals and visitors from near and far gather at the Key Underwood Memorial Coon Dog Cemetery in northwestern Alabama for a one-of-a-kind celebration filled with music, food and fellowship.
Forrest Lamar Cooper of Florence, Mississippi, is the scheduled speaker for the Noxubee County Historical Society Aug. 22.
Visiting authors, panel discussions, book signings, booksellers, live music, tours, food and more promise to make the third annual Mississippi Book Festival Saturday, Aug. 19 a book lover's playground.
Although we're in the middle of a blazing hot summer, I find my gardening thoughts wandering to the coming fall season.
Thomas Nawrocki, art professor emeritus at Mississippi University for Women, recently received the Best of Show Award at the fifth annual National Juried Exhibition at the Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, Virginia.
When I first heard about folks grilling romaine lettuce, I was pretty skeptical. Lettuce is supposed to be crisp. Grilling would make it soggy. What's the point?
Cornbread has always had a bit of an identity crisis in our house: Is it savory or is it sweet? Does it replace dinner rolls or dessert?
This is my French-flavored version of peel 'n' eat shrimp. The sauce is delicious and warrants a whole baguette just for sopping up.
And then that moment of summer arrives when the green beans are piled so high at the markets, and being sold at such a low price, that you feel like you'd be a fool not to pick up a pound or two or five.
One time many years ago, I was riffling through my grandmother Ruth's box of handwritten recipe cards when I pulled up short at the sight of the title of this recipe for Cheese Sandwich Souffle.
Erik Studdard scrabbled around in the drawer of a plastic storage bin. It's a repository for superheroes, warriors and villains, even a fierce black steed, nostrils flared.
Mississippi's bicentennial is the theme of a postcard project organized by the Columbus Arts Council.
As part of Mississippi State's 12th annual Dawg Days event series for incoming freshmen and transfer students, the MSU Lyceum Series and Music Maker Productions are sponsoring a Welcome Concert Tuesday, Aug. 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
International Paper's Columbus Mill is accepting applications for International Paper Foundation grants at ipgiving.com through Friday, Sept. 29.