I have a friend; we'll just call him "Bob," or Mr. R. He calls me after my column appears to give me a critique. It is often positive, although I have been reprimanded once or twice.
In grilling season, there's probably no food more popular than burgers.
When it comes to healthy eating, good intentions and willpower can only take us so far.
Dappled sunlight danced across the back of a brown and white pinto mare staying one step ahead of the patient man in the paddock with her.
Dr. Kendall Dunkelberg of Columbus has been awarded a $4,500 Artist Fellowship from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) to continue his work on new poems for his fourth book.
CALLING THE GENERALS OF '66: From left, Perky Richard, E.T. Colvin, Rissa Lawrence and Penny Cherry share memorabilia from the S.D. Lee High Class of 1966 July 14 while planning a 50th class reunion.
In the park one Sunday, I was sharing coffee and gossip with a neighbor who's a waiter in a French restaurant.
The MSU Riley Center for Education and Performing Arts in Meridian has released the roster of musical and theatrical performances set to celebrate the prominent venue's 10th anniversary.
Daddy won it from an auction one Sunday televised on our big console television while Mama, my brothers, and Uncle Wayne sat around the living room cracking jokes about Jerry Lewis's hairstyle.
The heat of summer could not slow down Lowndes County 4-H'ers competing in the 2016 Mississippi State 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational in Meridian July 8-9. Fifteen youth represented Lowndes in numerous disciplines.
Christian Women's Job Corps (CWJC), Golden Triangle, is currently accepting applications for its fall semester of job and life skills training.
Once upon a time, finding out how your child was doing in school could require weeks of patience.
One of the perks of living in the Prairie -- where we tend to define "neighborhood" in square miles rather than streets -- is that folks are, well, neighborly.
When I first started grilling, I had one of those beginner's luck experiences that made grilled salmon and pineapple a mainstay in my dinner rotation.
Try being depressed in the middle of a field of sunflowers. Just driving by a patch is a pretty potent mood-lifter, their vibrant rays of yellow petals fanning from spiraling centers ripening with seeds. They may be nature's most optimistic plant, a living expression of botanical sun worship and radial symmetry.
Members of the Tennessee Williams Tribute Board are busy finalizing plans for the 15th annual Tribute honoring the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and poet born in Columbus March 26, 1911.
I never met my grandmothers on either side of my family, yet I feel a longing for both of them.