Widely praised by readers and critics, Michael Farris Smith's debut novel, "Rivers," will continue its story of a hurricane-ravaged Mississippi with a prequel, also to be published by Simon & Schuster.
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science senior Mamadou Fadiga, representing the Bernard Romans DAR Chapter in Columbus, was awarded a top honor Feb. 14 in Jackson.
Lowndes County 4-H youth Lauren Revel competed at the Northeast District and Dixie National Livestock Shows in Verona Jan. 24-25 and the Dixie National Junior Roundup in Jackson Feb. 5.
Growing up in Webster County, Mitch Sisson wore more than the knees of his britches out pushing toy tractors around. He wore the tractors out, too. Decades later, he's still playing with farm toys -- and he's not the only one.
The Mississippi Library Commission has announced the graduation of the 2013 class of the Mississippi Library Leadership Institute. Twenty-six rising stars in the library profession participated in a year-long program designed to grow the next generation of library leaders in the state of Mississippi.
Young women interested in careers based on their love of the outdoors, wildlife and science can learn about job options from mentors and professionals at an upcoming event.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service will host a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25 for anyone interested in becoming a member of the Mississippi Homemakers Volunteers Inc. (MHV).
For Mississippi University for Women students away from families and home churches, the Wesley Foundation offers an oasis of spiritual support and fellowship.
Youth with an interest in animals and veterinary medicine are invited to apply for a camp offered by Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Four deserving individuals have been recognized for contributions to their respective career fields and Mississippi University for Women by the MUW Alumni Association.
Have you always wondered if you could grow your own vegetables or learn what plants attract butterflies?
In observance of Black History Month, Theatre MSU will present " ... And the Rain Came to Mayfield" Feb. 27 through March 1.
Patron tickets to the Junior Auxiliary of Columbus 2014 Charity Ball will be available Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Junior Auxiliary Hut at 1000 Park Circle, next to Lee Park.
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