Never straighten a picture hanging lopsided on the wall, or put right a crooked lampshade. It might cost your life. A.J. Price, 94, still remembers that caution about booby-traps to soldiers tasked with search or evacuation of houses near the front lines. It was World War II, and he was serving in the 63rd Infantry Division. He was "one of the lucky ones" who made it back home, he says. Too many did not.
Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University alumna Dr. Selena Nawrocki has won a Special Merit Award for her artwork in the Sixth Annual CityScapes Art Competition, Light Space and Time Online Gallery.
Many people view senior adulthood as a time to slow down and relax, but too much free time can lead to unhappiness.
School may be out, but there is plenty to learn this summer with the Mississippi State University Extension Service Quick Bites programs.
This month, text books will be put away for the summer, but that shouldn't mean an end to reading.
Operation Christmas Child Collection Week is months away -- mid-November -- but some area churches, organizations and individuals will be shopping this summer for items to fill thousands of "shoeboxes" destined for children in more than 100 countries.
The spring of 2016 marks a milestone for the Cherokee Garden Club of Columbus. The group that formed in 1951 celebrates its 65th anniversary.
Judith L. "Judy" Bonner, a longtime senior administrator and former president at the University of Alabama, is the new provost and executive vice president at Mississippi State University.
The tranquility of northeast Mississippi's Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is a far cry from the bustle of Amsterdam.
In a river town like Columbus, a gala themed "Down on the River" seems just the thing. The Loaves and Fishes Community Soup Kitchen will embrace the concept at their third annual Festival of Flavors fundraiser set for Friday, June 3 at Lion Hills Center and Golf Course.
The questions can vary. "How do I help a family member addicted to alcohol or drugs?" "My child has behavioral problems in the classroom and at home. What are my options?" "How do I get help for someone suffering from depression who resists help?" Thursday offers an opportunity to seek answers.
With all due respect to the Yellow Jackets that are their high school's mascot, 2016 is the year of the Eagles in Starkville.
Jerald Blakely Williams was up to his knees in cold, murky water a couple of years ago when he got the bright idea.
In honor of Mother Goose's 30th year at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, the Friends of the Library has declared 2016 to be the "Year of the Goose" in tribute to Edwina Williams and her embodiment of the beloved character from children's literature.