School bells silenced by the hot summer of 2016 stirred to life again this past week.
Like other third-graders at Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary School in Starkville, Gabe Valentine has been anticipating the first day of school.
Weigh-ins are done and results for the third annual Lowndes County Tomato Battle are in.
In an effort to enhance fan safety, Mississippi State will implement a new clear bag policy for the 2016 football season at Davis Wade Stadium.
As the mobile game Pokemon Go continues to grow in popularity, Mississippi State University students, employees and visitors are encouraged to use caution when playing the game on and off campus.
As an artistic soul, J.L. Summers has come full circle. After years of putting his talent to use as a professional sign painter and calligrapher, he has returned to an early passion for capturing people on paper.
Three teenage girls from Columbus on an adventure of "firsts" were among passengers on a jet departing the Birmingham airport July 3.
The Billups-Garth Archives at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library is asking for help from the community in filling existing gaps of yearbooks or annuals from area schools.
Children are supposed to enjoy being around each other, but bullies can quickly spoil the fun and hurt a child's feelings.
Student athletes will be returning not only to the classroom soon, but also to after-school practice and games.
A Mississippi State alumnus is the new associate dean for academic affairs at the university's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dappled sunlight danced across the back of a brown and white pinto mare staying one step ahead of the patient man in the paddock with her.
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.