Plums, peaches, nectarines and cherries all grow on just one of Sam Van Aken's fruit trees. The trees blossom in a riot of red, white and pink each spring.
They started out with only a photograph from the 1950s, one that ID'd all the guys by last names. That's what most of them called each other by, last names. No addresses, no first names in many cases, no database to help track the men down. That didn't stop Carl "Buck" Hildreth and Bobby Gale of Columbus from trying to locate former Mississippi Army National Guardsmen of the 31st Division, the "Dixie Division."
The inaugural Mississippi Book Festival Saturday, Aug. 22 at the State Capitol in Jackson celebrates the state's literary legacy as well as a current host of talented writers.
Almost anyone who has visited Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has seen them -- the volunteers.
A little planning and planting early in the season can really pay off with big color during the dog days of summer that we're "enjoying" right now.
I remember sitting on the hard floors of the porches of my youth listening to old men and women telling stories while swatting flies from wooden rocking chairs.
There is a phenomenon in physics called entanglement.
Main Street Macon presents a seminar on researching family history Thursday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m.
Rare portraits and photographs of three U.S. presidents are part of a special free display that recently opened at Mississippi State's Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
United Way of Clay County and North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point will partner to sponsor a Day of Caring Sept. 24.
Stores are not stocking up on greeting cards, and I've yet to hear of an employer doling out a day off, but Aug. 19 is National Potato Day.
When I was in college in Raleigh, North Carolina, my roommate, Betsy, was from Chapel Hill, some 20 miles away.
Charles Scott is shopping for groceries at a Philadelphia food pantry, busily clicking away at a computer to select his choices of onions, tomatoes and frozen corn.
If you've been out to eat at any trendy restaurant during the past five years or have watched any food competition show, you probably have heard of umami.