A new exhibit of artwork by Cathy Simpson Pilkinton of Columbus opens with a free reception today from 2-3 p.m. at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts, 235 Commerce St., in downtown West Point. Pilkinton will give a gallery talk at 2:30 p.m.
As part of national Veterans and Military Families Month, Mississippi State University will host several events to honor America's veterans.
Mississippi State University is receiving support from the Ridgeland-based Gertrude C. Ford Foundation for autism and developmental disabilities research and treatment services.
In a 1961 episode of "The Andy Griffith Show," young Opie is being targeted daily by a school bully, shaken down for nickel milk money with threats of a knuckle sandwich.
Author, nationally syndicated cartoonist and two-time Pulitzer finalist Marshall Ramsey will keynote the second BLUE event for Mississippi University for Women alumni and students Friday, Nov. 9 in the Pope Dining Room from 5-7:30 p.m.
Gardeners are often dismayed to find fire ants nesting in potted plants they want to move indoors for the winter.
Door prizes, promotions and holiday merchandise will be showcased during the Downtown Christmas Open House in Columbus Friday through Sunday, Nov. 2-4.
A soon-to-be-constructed Habitat for Humanity home will benefit from a Nov. 2 Christmas Handworks Bazaar held by Starkville's First United Methodist Church at 200 W. Lampkin St.
A child's trip down a schoolyard slide doesn't rank as a milestone for every parent, but for mom Melissa Rushing, it was a "Mount Everest" moment. On Oct. 8, her daughter, 5 1/2-year-old Emma Rose, independently went down a slide, after four years of coaxing.
Two Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H members in Lowndes County were recognized during the annual Mississippi Congressional Award Ceremony Oct. 14 in Jackson.
East Mississippi Community College has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the Women's Foundation of Mississippi to launch the P2P, or Plan2Postpone, campaign to educate students about methods to avoid unplanned pregnancies and to provide resources to expectant mothers and those with children.
Marie Mason is a veteran of the wars. Not the kind that require tactical gear and camo, but combat just the same. "This is my second time around with breast cancer. I'm a metastatic breast cancer survivor," the 67-year-old from Starkville said on a Thursday afternoon in October.
"Honoring Our Veterans" is the theme of a Veterans Day parade set to take place in Starkville Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.