LIFESTYLES

« previous   Page 3 of 177   next »

 

Listen up: July is national cell phone courtesy month

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

It's one of the greatest inventions of our time, but as the cell phone has developed into the smartphone, it's also one of the greatest distractions, too.

 

Southern Gardening: Ornamental sweet potato vines make carpet of color

Posted 7/12/2014 in Columns

When it's hot in the summer months like it has been lately, I always look for low-maintenance plants that carry the color load. I imagine I'm not alone.

 

Safe-sweat exercise workshop is Saturday

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

Exercise is important, but knowing how to handle summer's heat while working out could be a life saver.

 

 

Columbus receives National Main Street accreditation

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

Columbus is among Mississippi cities designated as having accredited National Main Street Programs, the National Main Street Center and Mississippi Main Street Association announced Wednesday.

 

Operation Christmas Child hosts 'Christmas in July'

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

Operation Christmas Child Regional Manager Shelli Wisard of Atlanta will be in Columbus Saturday, July 19 to share experiences she had on a recent trip to distribute OCC shoeboxes in the Philippines.

 

Market Fresh: Amp up your "same old" with fresh field peas

Posted 7/9/2014 in Food

 

The Hitching Lot Farmer's Market: It's not just for Saturdays

Posted 7/9/2014 in Food

Saturday mornings from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Hitching Lot Farmers' Market in Columbus are lively affairs, with not only fresh-picked produce from local growers, and crafts, but festivities that range from live music to cooking demonstrations and corn shucking contests.

Fruity shrimp cocktail suited for a summer picnic

Posted 7/9/2014 in Food

Most of us know the secret to amazing homemade cocktail sauce -- spike some ketchup with horseradish, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce and you're good to go.

Elevate the basic pasta salad with feta and shrimp

Posted 7/9/2014 in Food

We've all suffered through them, those limp, soggy excuses for pasta salad that amount to little more than elbow macaroni doused with bottled vinaigrette and tossed with a bag of frozen peas.

 

Being Beautiful: The ponytail is no one-trick-pony

Posted 7/5/2014 in Columns

The ponytail is the default hairstyle for most Southern gals, especially in the summer when everything is wilting.

 

Southern Gardening: Black-eyed Susans offer summer-long blooming

Posted 7/5/2014 in Columns

Some of the most familiar faces seen in Mississippi during the summer are found in our gardens. Most gardeners across the state recognize the yellow petals and dark centers of black-eyed Susans.

Smith's 'The Hands of Strangers' to release on ebook Tuesday

Posted 7/5/2014 in Community

On Tuesday, July 8 Michael Farris Smith's gripping 2011 novella, "The Hands of Strangers," will experience its second release -- this time by Simon & Schuster, in ebook form.

A cultural exchange: Melted artillery and water buffalo horn link a local 'ambassador' to global artisans

Posted 7/5/2014 in Community

Sara Gallman lives in Caledonia at the end of a winding gravel drive, and next to a field of beautiful corn growing tall and straight. She goes to work every weekday at the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park at Mississippi State University, then comes home to her husband, Tony, and three lively children -- JW, Michael and Katie Beth. A "typical" mom, doing what millions of other moms do.

 

Military brief: Carmichael gradates

Posted 7/5/2014 in Community

 

 

Military brief: Chaney graduates

Posted 7/5/2014 in Community

 

Baptist makes donations for disaster relief

Posted 7/5/2014 in Community

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle and the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation have made donations to two organizations to help Mississippians affected by recent spring storms, especially those living in Tupelo, Columbus and Louisville.

 

Adele Elliott: Red, white and blue news

Posted 7/5/2014 in Columns

This has been a flag-waving week. We celebrated the signing of the Declaration of Independence over 300 years ago, and the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Both are very good reasons to eat hot dogs and drink beer.

 

 

The W to host Volunteer Mississippi info session

Posted 7/5/2014 in Community

Mississippi University for Women will be one of six entities to host Volunteer Mississippi information sessions to discuss the availability of monies to support local national service programs and opportunities to access national service resources.

 

 

Lethal Beauty: Samurai come to Birmingham Museum of Art

Posted 7/5/2014 in Entertainment

Tales of the samurai have captivated imaginations since the 12th century. In Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor, a glimpse into the lives of these warriors who served Japan through times of intense warfare, as well as peace, is available to the public through Sept. 21 at the Birmingham Museum of Art.

 

 

« previous   Page 3 of 177   next »

 

Advanced Search

 

 

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Instagram

Follow Us via Email