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.
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.
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.
A new CD by Dr. Julia Mortyakova, chair of the Department of Music at Mississippi University for Women, celebrates some famous women composers who have influenced the pianist.
The Columbus Arts Council invites area artists to submit digital images of their work for possible inclusion in a 2017 calendar.
Columbus novelist Michael Farris Smith has been awarded the literary arts fellowship for fiction by the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).
Truly, our world is a vastly different one as compared to the world our parents and grandparents knew.
The town of Crawford in southwest Lowndes County celebrated the long-awaited completion of a community pavilion July 7.
As a Starkville school makes plans for future growth, concept designs by Mississippi State landscape architecture students are yielding a variety of options to consider.
Before television annexed the American landscape, many an early-20th century family passed evenings crowded around the home radio set. The "talking telegram" opened windows on a wider world.
Veteran tourism professional Craig Ray will take over as Visit Mississippi director at the Mississippi Development Authority. Ray was appointed to the position by MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough Jr.
Seven artworks from a longtime Mississippi State University faculty member are being recognized nationally.
Artisans come in all forms and guises. Genuine artisans, however, have at least one characteristic in common -- a passion in the veins for what they do. That could describe Ed Sanders.
Many in Columbus still recall the curious sight in 1972. The C&G Railway steam locomotive No. 178 had escaped the scrapper's torch and, along with the rolling stock accompanying her, made a slow, painstaking journey eastward on Highway 182 to Propst Park.
Mississippi State University Police is offering a new service that will provide a quick and simple means for the general pulic, faculty, staff and students to communicate with the department via text message in non-emergency situations.
A Mississippi State senior is happy to be a help to freshmen trying to learn their way around campus with a unique resource.