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.
When Collier Hardy went to her parents, Mark and Charlotte Hardy, asking for goats a few years ago, her dad was pretty clever. Mark told his daughter to first come up with a business plan for how the animals could pay for themselves. Then, they'd talk about it.
Memorial Day weekend brings Americans together for a day of reflection as we honor those who gave their lives for our freedom.
Two Rural Hill School Registers have been processed and are now available for research in the Local History Department at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.
Jasmine Murray is making a name for herself in the music business and that name is Fearless.
Eulalie Davis and Bobby Harper got an introduction in serving food and drinks Wednesday in preparation for their upcoming shifts as celebrity waiters.
Christina Clark has plenty on her plate. After presenting a senior voice recital May 15 and graduating from Columbus High School over the weekend -- and East Mississippi Community College's dual enrollment program before that -- the 18-year-old honor student has to worry about what to pack.
Fifty years ago, 13 charter members met at the home of Jean Wilder to organize Northwood Garden Club in Columbus.