Larry Feeney could write a book. But he would probably much prefer to draw one. It could illustrate the history of Mississippi University for Women's art department and the community of visionaries who grew it during his 37-year tenure as a full-time instructor. The pages would be filled with the finely-drawn images he is known for, compelling images of luminous beauty and strength.
With spring comes the annual Junior Auxiliary of Columbus Charity Ball, set for Saturday, April 5 at Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus.
Lining up the zipper was complicated. Fastening the buttons was even tougher, especially while wearing thick work gloves. But that's how 8-year-old Kylie Vincent and her classmates at New Hope Elementary School in Columbus got a glimpse of challenges people with Down syndrome face each day.
Mississippi Saves launched its first America Saves Week campaign Monday to promote financial responsibility throughout the nation.
Widely praised by readers and critics, Michael Farris Smith's debut novel, "Rivers," will continue its story of a hurricane-ravaged Mississippi with a prequel, also to be published by Simon & Schuster.
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science senior Mamadou Fadiga, representing the Bernard Romans DAR Chapter in Columbus, was awarded a top honor Feb. 14 in Jackson.
Lowndes County 4-H youth Lauren Revel competed at the Northeast District and Dixie National Livestock Shows in Verona Jan. 24-25 and the Dixie National Junior Roundup in Jackson Feb. 5.
Growing up in Webster County, Mitch Sisson wore more than the knees of his britches out pushing toy tractors around. He wore the tractors out, too. Decades later, he's still playing with farm toys -- and he's not the only one.
The Mississippi Library Commission has announced the graduation of the 2013 class of the Mississippi Library Leadership Institute. Twenty-six rising stars in the library profession participated in a year-long program designed to grow the next generation of library leaders in the state of Mississippi.
Young women interested in careers based on their love of the outdoors, wildlife and science can learn about job options from mentors and professionals at an upcoming event.
4. Community Calendar for the week of March 9, 2014 ENTERTAINMENT
5. Percussion ensemble releases debut CD ENTERTAINMENT