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A Stone's Throw: A subject for an illustrator

Posted 5/14/2016 in Columns

My friend, Barbara Yarborough, lent me a May issue of The Saturday Evening Post, because she thought it had an advertisement for a device that just might keep the deer of my neighborhood from eating my flowers.

 

 

Questions about mental health? Ask the doctors

Posted 5/14/2016 in Community

The questions can vary. "How do I help a family member addicted to alcohol or drugs?" "My child has behavioral problems in the classroom and at home. What are my options?" "How do I get help for someone suffering from depression who resists help?" Thursday offers an opportunity to seek answers.

 

Starkville High's 'Year of the Eagles' -- Scouts, that is

Posted 5/14/2016 in Community

With all due respect to the Yellow Jackets that are their high school's mascot, 2016 is the year of the Eagles in Starkville.

Historian, author to speak about foiled Civil War raid

Posted 5/14/2016 in Entertainment

Dr. Brandon Beck will speak about his recent book, "Streight's Foiled Raid on the Western & Atlantic Railroad: Emma Sansom's Courage and Nathan Bedford Forrest's Pursuit," on Wednesday, May 25 at noon at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library at 314 Seventh St. N.

 

Out and About for the week of May 15, 2016

Posted 5/14/2016 in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of May 15, 2016

Posted 5/14/2016 in Entertainment

 

Southern Gardening: Oldies but goodies now called Golden Medallions

Posted 5/14/2016 in Columns

One of the fun things about being the Southern Gardener is having the opportunity to share new and colorful plants with gardeners all across Mississippi and beyond.

Opening day: New 'coffee cafe' and Sizzling Second Saturdays highlight Farmers' Market season

Posted 5/11/2016 in Food

In three short days, Columbus' Hitching Lot Farmers' Market will be back in business for another prolific growing season.

 

Anne's Kitchen: Italian spinach and tasty pastas

Posted 5/11/2016 in Food

We recently visited Terry's daughter and her husband and were treated to a delicious dinner of lasagna and something she called "Italian Spinach.

 

Using whole grains to gussy up that old three-bean salad

Posted 5/11/2016 in Food

In certain parts of the country, a good three-bean salad is almost always the anchor to a potluck or picnic, the kinds of gatherings where sturdy, crowd-pleasing, portable -- and frankly inexpensive -- food is wanted.

A new trick for grilling the perfect burger

Posted 5/11/2016 in Food

I thought I knew how to make the perfect burger. Now I know better.

Ducks to dollars: A watery trek was the mother of invention for one entrepreneur

Posted 5/7/2016 in Community

Jerald Blakely Williams was up to his knees in cold, murky water a couple of years ago when he got the bright idea.

A classic comes to life: 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'

Posted 5/7/2016 in Entertainment

The Columbus-based Master's Theatre will present "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10 and 11 at Rent Auditorium on the Mississippi University for Women campus.

 

Artists asked to help celebrate 'Year of the Goose'

Posted 5/7/2016 in Community

In honor of Mother Goose's 30th year at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, the Friends of the Library has declared 2016 to be the "Year of the Goose" in tribute to Edwina Williams and her embodiment of the beloved character from children's literature.

 

 

Being Beautiful: For me, every day is Mother's Day

Posted 5/7/2016 in Columns

Most scars heal on the surface, serving as reminders of not-so-gentle events in our lives. Others run much deeper

 

 

Out and About for the week of May 8, 2016

Posted 5/7/2016 in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of May 8, 2016

Posted 5/7/2016 in Entertainment

 

Southern Gardening: Unappreciated marigolds are dependable, colorful

Posted 5/7/2016 in Columns

A popular question I get when talking to home gardeners is, "If you could have only one flowering annual for the summer, what would it be?"

MSU seeks to work with dog owners

Posted 5/7/2016 in Community

The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites dog owners to enroll their pets in a new study.

 

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