We all have favorite foods. That doesn't change just because one becomes president of the United States.
Alisa Toy decided she had nothing to lose.
"I was really nervous, but I thought, why not just go for the top? The only thing he can do is say 'no.'"
The "he" is Richard Elliott, principal organist with the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Patron tickets to the Junior Auxiliary of Columbus 2018 Charity Ball will be available from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Junior Auxiliary Hut located at 1000 Park Circle, next to Lee Park.
Open a glossy magazine, a cookbook, a colorful menu or watch almost any food commercial, and you're almost assuredly witnessing the work of food stylists. The art of making food look irresistible for the camera is a learned craft, and students in a food styling course at Mississippi University for Women's Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) Monday had a Valentine's Day feast ready for its close-up.
Thurgood Marshall and a landmark case, black representation in Hollywood and Detroit's turbulent summer of '67 are some of the topics tackled in a series of films to be screened free to the public by the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library during Black History Month.
A lanky sixth-grader from Armstrong Middle School lopes across the floor, his orange oversized sweatshirt swinging with each long stride. With barely a pause, he drops his book bag on a table, walking on, eager to catch up with other middle schoolers who have already arrived.
Ah, the simplicity of our Valentine's Days of elementary school.
With Cupid's big day just a week away, givers, receivers and lovesick shoppers are making their plans. So are bakers, restaurateurs and florists who are preparing for the rush.
Jane Hodges Crater is vivacious, determined, energetic, and sometimes, appalled. Appalled that more than 30 million adults in the United States can't read, according to the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy. It's a fact the retired educator has spent decades of her life trying to change.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alysia Burton Steele, author of "Delta Jewels: In Search of my Grandmother's Wisdom" (Center Street, 2015), will be the next writer featured in Mississippi University for Women's "Meet the Author" series.
Imagine Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein together in a bar in Montmartre, Paris, in 1904.
Marvelous masks are in fashion for the Columbus Arts Council's 34th annual gala and auction at Trotter Convention Center Friday, Feb. 16.
Mississippi State University Extension Service Quick Bites program in February include Grocery Shopping 101 and Basic Pruning.
Gill Harris of Columbus and a host of professional musicians will resurrect the Big Band era at Trotter Convention Center in Columbus.
On his 62nd birthday, with one extraordinary phone call, Stephen Carpenter's family doubled in numbers.
A new Master Gardener Training course will soon begin in Mississippi county Extension offices.
Without a team in the fray, my personal zeal for Super Bowl LII is idling on the sidelines.
Carla Huston was hands-on for eight weeks after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, working alongside others to blunt the devastation to hundreds, if not thousands, of pets and livestock on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
An extra log on the fire is all well and good, but Southerners know an arctic blast calls for down-home comfort food.
The sign was not over-sized or pretentious, but it carried plenty of meaning on a cold Friday January morning in Columbus. "The ACT Center," it read, and for the individuals who for years have walked through the doors of the structure behind it, it represents identity.
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