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.
The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites dog owners to enroll their pets in a new study.
Columbus artist Thomas Nawrocki currently has several pieces of his artwork on display at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.
Encourager, inspiring, joyful, dedicated, kind. These are all words used by friends and fellow educators to describe the late Martha Claire Kennedy Fitzner.
The MUW Alumni Association (MUWAA) recently recognized four distinguished individuals for contributions to their respective professions and Mississippi University for Women.
Some things are more fun times two. Katherine and Ryan Munson expect to prove it when they team up at Columbus' Market Street Festival as vendors May 7.
When the Winston County Friends of the Library recently learned their application for a grant to purchase large-print books had not been approved, members were disappointed -- but not for long.
A significant choral event in the Golden Triangle is set for Saturday, April 30 in Columbus.