Deborah Guist remembers how the family used to lovingly tease her mother about having "a memory like an elephant." That was before a form of dementia robbed Betty Lott of many of the faces and relationships that made up her past and present.
Palmer Home for Children's 11 greenhouses on the Columbus campus are adorned in festive red, each filled with hundreds of poinsettias grown for the Christmas season.
Janice Hollis and her granddaughter Lucy Willcutt never need an excuse to get together in the kitchen, but the 57th annual Country Store Bake Sale gives them a good cause to cook for.
What if we all believed that people are good -- what might the world be like?
Two of the South's most respected musical storytellers join forces Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on the Columbus Arts Council's Omnova Theater stage at the Rosenzweig Arts Center. Nashville-based Kate Campbell teams with Delta Music Institute director Tricia Walker for an evening of "music for the soul."
As we toss yet another frozen processed dinner in the grocery cart, the guilty thought descends -- we know we should and could eat better. But healthy foods take so much time and work, right?
Jerry Franks savors the quiet that surrounds his log cabin in the New Hope community. He shares it with Nancy, his wife of almost 37 years. He's partial to sitting out front, looking toward the pond, watching magnolia trees adapt to the seasons. Life hasn't always been this peaceful.
However long one may have lived in a single place, there is still something to learn about it, some history or mystery that adds depth and texture.
As frost falls on the pumpkin and the bountiful growing season fades, everyone still has an opportunity to stock up at the Hitching Lot Farmers' Market in Columbus.
Keith Worshaim used to patrol the streets of Columbus as a lieutenant in the city's police department.
Holidays are filled with traditions communities come to look forward to each year.
Robert Starr, 92, thought he was just going outdoors for family photos while all the "kids" were in town for a visit Oct. 20.
With temperatures dropping and holidays ahead, the Mississippi State University Extension Service Quick Bites programs turn the focus to florals and fruit.
Most everyone knows the feeling -- some days we're simply overworked and overwhelmed. The kids need shuttling to and fro, job is running late, company's coming in -- or we just don't feel like coming up with dinner.
Mississippi has produced more than its share of gifts to the world when it comes to music. One of them even earned the title of king. He got things all shook up and died too young, but his legacy thrives, especially in this corner of the Magnolia State.
Angel Gowns of Mississippi is spreading its wings.
Even as families carve jack-o'-lanterns for Halloween, anticipation is building for the Christmas season.
Douglas Holliman has been farming for 44 years, so appreciation and good management of the land is of great importance to him.
Some folks in Vernon, Alabama, still find it hard to fathom that one of the town's native sons is often labeled as "legendary."
Elvis Presley fans and collectors have an unusual opportunity to bid on a link to musical history when 16.5 acres in Tupelo previously owned by Presley family members come up for auction Nov. 11.
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