The chance spotting of a small piece of paper on a bulletin board at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., more than 16 years ago first brought Tara Jo Stover into the lives of Camp Rising Sun volunteers. Bonds of friendship and love firmly kept her there.
As 'Lee High' nears closing, a building's history stirs memories
If you're downtown tonight around 7, be still and listen. You might hear the Sounds of Summer.
The golfer steps up to the tee. Evaluates distance, line, the breeze. Focused on the fairway, he assumes position. His friends stop their easy banter, falling still and silent.
"Water Your Mind -- Read" is this summer's theme at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library located at 314 Seventh St. N. in Columbus.
"Lipstick on Your Collar," "P.S. I Love You" and "Where the Boys Are" are a sampling of the musical gems in store at the Center for Breast Health and Imaging Pops in Pink fundraiser in Starkville Saturday, June 5.
Fiddling has been a way of life for Jim Brock of Pickens County, Alabama. From the radio and TV show circuits of the 1950s and '60s, to the revered Grand Old Opry stage, he's been there. As fiddler with Carl Sauceman and the Green Valley Boys, Bill Monroe and Jim and Jesse McReynolds, Brock helped score an era of authentic country music.
JACKSON -- Karen Jamison of Columbus has been commissioned by The New York Society for the Preservation of Mississippi Heritage to do an original art piece for the 31st Anniversary of the Mississippi Picnic in Central Park.
A nationally recognized authority on cyber-security and head of Mississippi State University's computer science and engineering department is the university's new associate vice president for research.
Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the gardening season for many. It is the time families plant their vegetables, containers of flowers and spruce up their landscapes.
A Fulbright Scholar and authority on Vietnam will discuss the Southeast Asian country's relationship with the United States and other topics during a June 7 program at Mississippi State University.
If quilts evoke thoughts of family, warmth and love, then Julia Graber's quilts are an extension of her life. She began experimenting with quilting in her 20s, and discovered a passion that has bloomed in the following years.
A farewell reception will be held in honor of Dr. Claudia A. Limbert, Mississippi University for Women's 13th president, on Wednesday, June 2, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Cochran Ballroom. The community is invited to attend.
A Starkville native has achieved a first for his home state. Thomas Sowers, a senior design and technical major at The University of Southern Mississippi, has become the first Mississippi student to win a national Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival award.
High school graduation is an exciting time for any senior, but for 18-year-old Kayla Blakeney, the big day had an extra sparkle. Four days prior, on awards night, the Caledonia High School student learned she had been selected to receive a 2006 Jeep Liberty Sport for college.
Louisiana Literature Press (Southeastern Louisiana University) recently released a new collection of familiar essays by former Columbian Paul Ruffin.
In 2007, when Shan Higdon and Bobby Mosley first hatched the idea of getting motorcyclists together to raise money to fight cancer, they couldn't know the bitter, ironic twists fate had in store. Both Shan's mother and father, as well as his father-in-law, would go up against the disease. All three are doing well.
Starkville High School student Ryan Mott is a featured artist in a just-released book by renowned paranormal author and researcher Brad Steiger.
Every year, Mississippi University for Women's Office of Community Service partners with a local organization to coordinate a day of service. This year, the office worked to renovate a halfway house for women who have been released from prison.
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