Every little girl about to turn 8 years old wants presents for her birthday, right? Well, not necessarily.
Necessity is the mother of invention, we're often told.
Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be a frightening experience.
Dennis and Leslie McKay of Columbus each grew up worshiping through music.
The celebrated playwright Aristophanes of ancient Athens, Greece, has been called "the Father of Comedy." Quite a title for someone born around 446 B.C.
Most of us know the feeling, that sweetly hollow spot that opens when we think of a beloved family member no longer by our side. Kris Lee of Starkville is familiar with it, too.
The sound is unlike anything coming out of a standard six-string guitar on low-lit, smoky Saturday nights. It's something more primitive and gritty, sometimes plaintive, sometimes giddy. The songs of a cigar box guitar are music to the ears of Jeremy Klutts in West Point.
The confines of time are breached in James L. Tracy's debut book, "The Time Opener: 1692."
The Casano family has seen some changes lately, and they're loving them.
Call it a laughfest, if you will -- but don't be embarrassed at becoming a bit misty-eyed, either. Emotions are part and parcel of the world of storytelling.
New York Times best-selling author and inspirational speaker Glennon Doyle Melton is coming to the Golden Triangle.
Two area writers are featured in noted national anthologies released this month.
Dr. Sharon Grace works with animals all the time; it's her profession. So a photograph of a gray tabby cat in the clinical professor's office at Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine may not seem notable.
In July, Reed Hairston had the profound experience of holding the hand of little Elizabeth King while the 3-year-old from Columbus received her weekly chemotherapy treatment at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Tennessee Williams' name is most often associated with stage classics such as "The Glass Menagerie," "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
On Friday, Sept.11 a special In Honor and Remembrance ceremony will take place in Columbus.
Everybody and their neighbor seems to have come down with a raging case of football fever around here lately. No wonder: Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss kick off their seasons Saturday, the Bulldogs on the road in Hattiesburg, the Rebels at home.
Rent Auditorium in Columbus stood cavernous and dark on an August evening, save for a few lights high above its stage. Below them, a cast, director and crew gathered for play rehearsal.
Frances Hairston is seldom happier than when she is exploring the rural fields, wildflowers and streams of the prairie.
Joe McKeever of New Orleans has been preaching for more than 50 years. Twelve of those were in the pulpit of First Baptist Church in Columbus.
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