In 1985, I made my first and only trip to Omaha, Nebraska, for the College World Series.
When Delta Airlines announced in February it was adding another round-trip flight to Golden Triangle Regional Airport in Lowndes County, it was more than just a fourth daily flight.
For months now, 100 Women Who Care Columbus has been answering the questions typically associated with establishing a new organization.
Now, with its first Impact Award selection set for Tuesday evening, only one question remains: What local service organization will take home the $12,500 grant?
A baseball game, as everyone knows, is nine innings.
But on Sunday night, that format was altered. What you had, instead, was eight innings of baseball, followed by a Hallmark Channel movie.
A group of men sat under the awning of an RV parked south of Dudy Noble Field, snacking, having a few adult beverages and listening to the radio as Arkansas laid the wood to Ole Miss, which met their approval, rivalries being what they are.
We have seen the images, read the history and watched depictions of what happened on June 6, 1944 as dawn broke over the dark waters of the north Atlantic and the artillery smoke hung heavy over the beaches of Normandy France.
If mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun, as Noel Coward suggested, who goes out to a Mississippi golf course in August?
The finest women amateur golfers in the world, that's who.
Typically, when the Mississippi State baseball team wins a title at its home ballpark, fans linger long after the game to soak in the victory and to celebrate.
Sunday was an exception.
STARKVILLE - It's a common belief among Mississippi State fans that the Bulldogs will go as far in the NCAA baseball playoffs as their senior outfielder will take them.
This weekend, Mississippi State hosts an NCAA baseball regional, welcoming teams from Southern University, Central Michigan and Miami to its spectacular ballpark, Dudy Noble Field.
In the world of golf, the word "hybrid" is used to describe golf club technology that combines the best qualities of irons and woods -- the familiar swing mechanics of irons with the more forgiving nature and better distance of woods.
But at Lion Hills Golf Club in Columbus, the word "hybrid" is a pretty good description of the entire operation.
Lil' Bill, the tiny bull with a big following, has died.
Some delays are better than others.
Last week, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) was granted an extension on its planned appeal of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assessment that denied financial support for people who lost private property during the Feb. 23 tornado in Columbus.
A Clay County jury has ruled in favor of a local security guard and the company that owned a West Point restaurant in a lawsuit accusing them of allowing a 2014 altercation at Huddle House that left two men seriously injured and sent three others to prison.
Fast facts: Sean Harrison has been athletics director at Heritage Academy for three years. Prior to that, the Patriots had never won the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AAA All-Sports Trophy.
Of all cities, towns and villages in the United States, Columbus and Lowndes County should recognize the meaning of Memorial Day.
Dr. Andrea Morris has been playing the violin for most of her life, but with a busy workload of patients and two kids to attend to at home, she finds it hard to find the time to play.
The organization has been around for only a month, but its name is already something of a misnomer.
On Friday, 100 Women Who Care Columbus closed nominations for charities and organizations for its initial cash award, having raised $100 donations each from 128 Lowndes County women.
The Caledonia mayor and aldermen discussed and debated plans to provide lighting for the town's soccer fields at Ola J. Pickett Park for more than two hours in two separate meetings without adopting a plan.
Pretty soon, Columbus will be celebrating its bicentennial, although no one seems to have figured out exactly when that will be.
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