Mississippi State's vice president for campus services has been named the Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women's 2015 Ambassador of the Year.
Dr. Kim Whitehead, assistant professor of English and religious studies at Mississippi University for Women, was named Faculty Member of the Year at commencement ceremonies the weekend of May 9.
Like many moms today, Dena Nobles, a mother of four whose family lives in Starkville, will spend the day with her children.
Mississippi State's director of university parking, transit and sustainability is a recipient of a Mississippi Business Journal annual honor.
During the past 30 years of his improbable life, Mark Landis of Laurel has been called a philanthropist, a con artist, a benefactor, a criminal.
The Loaves and Fishes Community Soup Kitchen in Columbus served 18,183 meals in 2014. Volunteers at the heart of the nonprofit ministry expect that number to be even higher this year.
Tours of two impressive homes, catered foods, floral designs and inspiring choral music are in store Saturday, May 9 during "An Evening with the Columbus Girlchoir."
United Way of Lowndes County and the National Association of Letter Carriers are partnering May 9 for the nationwide Stamp Out Hunger food drive that will feed millions of people.
The Pushmataha Area Council honored veterans of America's armed forces at an "On My Honor" Dinner for Scouting April 15 at the Hunter Henry Center on Mississippi State's campus.
More than 30 Mississippi State students are receiving the university's premier student recognition for exceptional personal contributions to campus life.
Kenneth Smith is hooked on color. Glass and color.
Columbus extended Southern hospitality to 27 visitors from Australia this past week.
Carole McReynolds Davis was an original. When she passed away in June 2014, Starkville's civic cheerleader left a legacy of enthusiasm that was evident in everything she undertook. And Davis loved hats -- creating them, wearing them, sharing them.