In typical times, Martin Luther King Jr. Day would find Anna Jones circulating among a crowd gathered in West Point for a procession. When blessed with good weather, the march can draw up to 300 participants, Jones said.
It's all but inevitable that a new year brings at least some thought of trying to "do better" this time around.
Let's just say we'll worry about resolutions on New Year's Day. For New Year's Eve, let's eat, drink and be merry -- within our immediate family pod, of course.
Oh, 2020, what a year you've been. We are relieved to see your days numbered and welcome the promise of 2021.
One way to start off 2021 would be to resolve to take advantage of free Quick Bites video programs offered monthly by the Mississippi State University Extension Service.
Plenty of memories are made in the kitchen this time of year, often around the fun of making holiday cookies as a family.
Scott Reed was in ninth grade when he began making a little extra money as a delivery guy for a West Point flower shop.
In a year that has seen Broadway go dark and most live community theatrical productions shuttered, Starkville Community Theatre is rising from the pandemic to deliver some holiday entertainment -- 2020 style.
We all know the feeling. The countdown is on for St. Nick's worldwide tour, and we're still looking for ways to share a little holiday cheer with a neighbor, a friend or perhaps a child's teacher.
Rhonda Dye got the electrician's call Monday evening. Everything necessary to power up a Christmas display she and fellow volunteers had erected outside the New Hope Community Center was completed.
Many traditional Christmas parades statewide have been canceled this year, but Main Street Columbus, Life Church and Southbound Coffee are teaming up to bring some rolling festivity to Columbus Saturday.
In a year when time has so often seemed to crawl, it's startling how fast Christmas is hurtling toward us.
For dozens of young girls in Chinameca, El Salvador, this Christmas will bring a special gift sent with love from Columbus, Mississippi. It began with a story Tammy Craddock recently heard from a niece who had been on a mission trip abroad more than a year ago
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus is reaching out to graduating high school seniors in Lowndes County, encouraging them to consult with their school guidance counselor about applying for a scholarship from the nonprofit organization.
Giving back is a current focus for the Lowndes County Chapter of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association. Three collection drives will benefit area agencies.
By now, plans have been made for how our Thanksgivings will unfold. Just before writing this, I listened to a call-in program on MPB radio as listeners shared how they're adapting this year.
Here we are, counting down the days to one of the most unusual Thanksgivings many have experienced.
As the end of a stressful 2020 nears its end, two free Mississippi State University Extension Services' Quick Bites programs focus on decorating the season and preserving memories.
After 59 years, the annual Country Store Bake Sale at the Stephen D. Lee Home and Museum in Columbus will not take place this year.
Like many of you, our family plans to scale back this Thanksgiving -- fewer people, much simpler menu, and aiming to do whatever we do outside, assuming Mother Nature is kind.
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