Tom Kennedy leans over and lifts a ledger from a stack of them on his coffee table. There are five in all. The 83-year-old opens the worn, green covers of the book he holds, and there they are -- the miles he's run, meticulously recorded in line after line, number after number.
Alison Buehler of Starkville once heard a speaker at a conference say, "If you know a good path somewhere, it's your obligation to share it."
What began in Caledonia as an effort to decorate the countryside with barn quilts on old barns, churches and other structures has crossed into city limits to brighten downtown Columbus.
On May 20, 1948, then East Mississippi Junior College students Virginia Rutledge and Jim Hobert Taylor walked to downtown Scooba to celebrate Rutledge's 18th birthday at Briggs Cafe, which was located at that time near the U.S. Highway 45 and Mississippi Highway 16 intersection.
A Mississippi School for Math and Science teacher is studying in Siberia this summer, thanks to a U.S. federal government grant.
When Sharon Patrick became a Mississippi State University Extension Service Agent, her goal was to make sure all Lowndes County youth ages 5 to 18 were aware of 4-H and all it offered.