As summer fades and social media announces how many weeks remaining until Dec. 25, thoughts begin turning to Operation Christmas Child (OCC).
Only a few years ago, Sandra Corbett couldn't sew a straight line. Now every stitch she makes comes from the heart. Corbett helps transform donated wedding, prom and formal dresses into "angel" gowns.
The music ministry of Starkville First United Methodist Church will present Gospel Jubilee 2017: "That Old Time Religion" on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the church sanctuary at 200 W. Lampkin St. in downtown Starkville.
"Desperation Road," the latest novel from Michael Farris Smith, is continuing to earn critical acclaim.
Hellen Polk of Starkville spent the days just before July 4 last month immersed in patriotism in Washington, D.C.
A veteran communications professional is being named interim executive director of University Relations at Mississippi University for Women.
For women who are unemployed or underemployed, Christian Women's Job Corps (CWJC) offers a path to improved job and life skills.
Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity officials broke ground Aug. 11 on the ninth Maroon Edition home, which will be built this fall by volunteers from Habitat for Humanity and MSU.
Lately I've been singing the praises of having hardy hibiscuses in your landscape.
Just after my last column (about chicken Milanese), I received two emails from blogs I follow.
There are very few things more delicious than tomatoes in season.
The healthy noodle market is booming, thanks to low-carb fans, and so it's no surprise that kelp noodles, which used to be a specialty-store item only, are now readily available at the neighborhood supermarket.
Those who love short ribs love them. Those who haven't cooked them at home before might be a little intimidated by them. Let's bridge that gap.
Lily Dunn is planning it all out -- the '50s greaser-look costumes she and her friends are thinking about for Saturday at Trotter Convention Center. The 15-year-old from New Hope thinks she'll go as a roller skating waitress.
Sixty-two years after Aaron Harcrow Sr. served his last day in the United States Army, the 84-year-old received four medals for his honorable service.
Before long, Katy Simpson Smith will travel to Rome, a land of ancient cultures, divine art and inspiration.
Ah, August! The dog days of summer typically bring exhausting heat, long spells of no rain and very high electric bills.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will host a Back-to-School Banana Bonanza from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26.
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