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.
Considering the superior flavor of fresh-picked vegetables and the choices you get when you grow your own, it's a wonder that more people don't have vegetable gardens.
Some older couples who want social recognition for their love relationships are exchanging rings, throwing parties and holding wedding-type ceremonies, but they're stopping short of getting legally married to avoid complications with retirement funds, property and grown children.
Alexis and John Roulette don't have to look far to remember the love that friends and relatives showered upon them on their wedding day. The 7-foot-long surfboard mounted above their living room couch says it all.