Gardeners, take heart. Winter may be bearing down, but spring will be ushered in early this year at Mississippi State University.
Getting financially fit, just like firming those abs, requires a commitment lasting long after the first flush of January.
Music, food and honoring local African-American heritage and history are the main items on the plate of the second annual Catfish in the Alley, which is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5-6.
Northeast Mississippi’s and West Alabama’s latest historical, educational and cultural attraction could open to the public by this fall.
The Gordy Honors Forum Series opens Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. at Nissan Auditorium in Parkinson Hall on the campus of Mississippi University for Women. The Forums Series continues through April presenting lectures, films and undergraduate research.
If you’re looking to forget the winter blahs, Feb. 6 will offer a full evening of dinner and dancing, highlighted by a New York vocal artist to entertain with songs from a nostalgic era.
The Tennessee Williams Tribute and Tour of Victorian Homes held in Columbus each September has become known for presenting quality theatrical performances. The 2010 event slated for Sept. 5-12 will be no exception.
STARKVILLE — Featuring some of Russia’s finest young string players, Chamber Orchestra Kremlin performs Monday, Feb. 15, at Mississippi State University
The Miracles, a choir of musically-gifted adults with intellectual disabilities, will perform at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 820 Evergreen St., in Starkville Sunday, Jan. 31, at 10 a.m.
Janet Grace Choongo of Jackson, a senior legal studies major at the Mississippi University for Women, has been nominated to compete in the Annual Miss Africa USA Scholarship Pageant.
A crisp morning, rich with the promise of sunshine and wood smoke, greeted 13-year-old Christopher Wrench and his friends staying at the Plum Nellie deer camp in southeast Lowndes County. It was going to be another good day.
The West Point/Clay County Growth Alliance will hold its 84th annual banquet Thursday at the West Point Civic Center, 130 Sixth St., at 6 p.m.
Cecil Robertson may have stopped picking cotton at 18, but that didn’t stop him from becoming the go-to guy local farmers and gardeners still call up at home a half-century later for answers to their questions.
They come from different backgrounds and different schools, but they all have a common characteristic — the desire to succeed.
Operation Christmas Child figures are in, and they show the Columbus Collection Center experienced the highest growth in boxes collected in the state of Mississippi, according to area coordinator Nelda Brown.
While Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored with a four-day Dream 365 celebration in Columbus, events are also planned in Starkville and West Point.
Form and function may never have blended so well. Those who appreciate ceramics and pottery will revel in two exhibits taking place simultaneously in Columbus — at Mississippi University for Women’s Eugenia Summer Art Gallery on the MUW campus and at the Columbus Arts Council’s Rosenzweig Arts Center downtown.
Essie Mathews was born in Columbus 101 years ago, and never left. On Jan. 7, the joyful resident the staff at Vineyard Court Nursing Center calls “Sweet Essie” celebrated her birthday by indulging in one of her favorite desserts — pound cake and ice cream.
Cody Berryhill, a member of Starkville’s Troop 27 and a senior at Starkville High School, received his advancement to Eagle Scout in a Court of Honor ceremony held in November at Starkville’s First United Methodist Church.
As the national observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day nears, area volunteers are fine-tuning plans for Dream 365, a four-day celebration in Columbus honoring the life and legacy of the civil rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jan. 15-18.
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