Gardening enthusiasts spend the summer weeding, watering and tending to vegetables. The effort has paid off with a bountiful harvest. Maximize the flavor and nutritional value of homegrown vegetables with proper harvesting and storage.
New Columbus Police Department officers recently completed police academy training. Pictured Aug. 10 are, in front from left, Officer Raymond Lee, Director of Training Elizabeth Patrick, Public Relations Officer Rhonda Sanders, Officer Eugene Betts, Officer Haley Lucas, Officer Emily Konior, Officer Tommie Stinson, Officer Aaron Conley and Officer Erica Moody. On the second row are Assistant Chief Fred Shelton, Physical Fitness Instructor Kevin McCrary, Officer John Tulipan, Officer Alvin Ellis, Chief Oscar Lewis, Officer Raymond Cyr, Officer Kenneth Davis and Officer Jonathan Vergne.
Much attention is focused on preventing identity theft to safeguard finances, but medical identity theft can be just as devastating.
As summer fades and social media announces how many weeks remaining until Dec. 25, thoughts begin turning to Operation Christmas Child (OCC).
Only a few years ago, Sandra Corbett couldn't sew a straight line. Now every stitch she makes comes from the heart. Corbett helps transform donated wedding, prom and formal dresses into "angel" gowns.
Hellen Polk of Starkville spent the days just before July 4 last month immersed in patriotism in Washington, D.C.
A veteran communications professional is being named interim executive director of University Relations at Mississippi University for Women.
For women who are unemployed or underemployed, Christian Women's Job Corps (CWJC) offers a path to improved job and life skills.
Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity officials broke ground Aug. 11 on the ninth Maroon Edition home, which will be built this fall by volunteers from Habitat for Humanity and MSU.
Sixty-two years after Aaron Harcrow Sr. served his last day in the United States Army, the 84-year-old received four medals for his honorable service.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will host a Back-to-School Banana Bonanza from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26.
Blues musician Big Joe Shelton of Macon has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).
Thomas Nawrocki, art professor emeritus at Mississippi University for Women, recently received the Best of Show Award at the fifth annual National Juried Exhibition at the Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, Virginia.
Erik Studdard scrabbled around in the drawer of a plastic storage bin. It's a repository for superheroes, warriors and villains, even a fierce black steed, nostrils flared.
Mississippi's bicentennial is the theme of a postcard project organized by the Columbus Arts Council.
International Paper's Columbus Mill is accepting applications for International Paper Foundation grants at ipgiving.com through Friday, Sept. 29.
As Mississippi State prepares for another exciting season of Bulldog football at Davis Wade Stadium, the university's Famous Maroon Band is accepting applications from high school musicians for its annual Marching Honor Band.
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