Merrill Rosamond's perception of communication underwent a sea change in 1974. That's the year her eldest daughter was born in Florida. Any hearing impairment wasn't immediately apparent, but as time passed, telltale signs surfaced. Medical evaluations confirmed it. The sweet baby had been born deaf.
Area youth involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Golden Triangle will get an opportunity to hear from one of their own -- Coach Ben Howland, Mississippi State University's head men's basketball coach.
In observance of the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Jan. 18, the United Way's Volunteer Columbus is asking for donations of new and gently-used coats for children and adults this week.
Most people don't like to think about what goes down the drain, but with rising costs for repairing broken pipes, clearing clogged lines and upgrading or replacing old water treatment equipment, a little knowledge can save everyone money.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has awarded the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine a grant to support the college's Mobile Veterinary Clinics.
Church signs. We take them for granted in the daily landscape that zips past in our haste to get from Point A to B, and then C, D and E. Each one, however, is a source of communication -- with existing church members, potential members and the community.
The proceeds of the biography of legendary Mississippi State University sports announcer Jack Cristil have been formally donated to the university to fund the Jack Cristil Endowed Scholarship in the university's communication department.
Losing weight and starting an exercise program are New Year's resolutions that often fall quickly by the wayside.
Low voter turnout may not be a big deal to some Mississippians, but for a group of concerned experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, a lack of interest in the election process signals an educational opportunity.
When the new year begins, so do commitments to drop extra pounds and live healthier lifestyles. But many people find it hard to keep these promises to themselves.
For the film industry, the holiday season is a major opportunity to roll out blockbuster releases, says Dr. Van Roberts, a longtime movie aficionado.
The house at 1324 Third Ave. N. sits on the corner of 14th Street where it has been empty at least five years according to the neighbors. It's an old house, with dingy walls outside and an overgrown lawn, but when next-door neighbor and artist Dustin Vance looked at it, he saw its potential.
When we think about money, we're not talking about just money, but also a host of related consequences and deeply felt emotions, says retirement specialist Lee Stoerzinger.
One in nine people on earth do not have enough to eat; in America it's one in seven; and in Mississippi, one in four.
Each New Year, people make resolutions to better various aspects of their lives, but for busy pet owners, it can be important to be reminded of the best ways to take care of the furry family.
A respected Mississippi State management professor who has served in a number of interim administrative roles now has another at the university.
Santa Claus has a lot of calls to make every Christmas, so it should come as no surprise that he enlists helpers to make a few of them early.
The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation's Excellence in Leadership Award for 2015 goes to Doug Yelverton of Lowndes County.
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