Here’s something no one has heard in the past 150 years or so: The St. Paul’s Episcopal Church May Luncheon is back.
“Due to the pandemic, we had to cancel the luncheon last year,” said Gina Thompson, president of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Women (ECW), which has conducted the luncheon since its beginning. “That is probably the first year since its inception that we haven’t had the luncheon.”
Lt. Commander Derek L. Jones, a native of Houston and son of Lorenzo and Willie Jean Jones of Columbus, has retired after a 33-year career
Odds on healthy survival for four little kittens born to a feral gray tabby mother cat in Columbus went up recently. They — and mama cat — were brought into the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society on April 1.
Mississippi University for Women will hold a virtual commencement ceremony and in-person degree conferral ceremonies for spring 2021 graduates.
As the popularity of home gardening soars, members of the Oktibbeha County Master Gardeners are making plans for a number of activities to provide technical assistance and encouragement to area residents.
Teacher Janna Paes, who teaches 10th-12th grade Social Studies at Starkville High School, is the Congressional District 3 finalist for the Mississippi Department of Education
Fire ants are the most common pests of home lawns, but homeowners can manage them with the right approach, and spring is the perfect time to begin the process.
Applications for Starkville Area Arts Council annual Summer Scholarships program are now open.
Maggie Nolen has been accepted into Georgia Tech in Atlanta for the fall semester. She will graduate Centennial High School in Roswell, Georgia, in May
The Mississippi University for Women Alumni Association recognizes four outstanding alumni for their achievement and service to the institution, their profession and community as Outstanding Recent Graduate, Alumni Service and two recipients for Alumni Achievement Award.
Floyd Hudson McIntyre and Kyle Olivia Laws are being honored this spring as the 2021 Junior Auxiliary of Columbus Charity Ball king and queen.
Sharon McConnell Dickerson’s life as a flight attendant and chef on corporate jets was always an exciting one, sending her to the skies in the company of magnates and public figures such as George and Barbara Bush and Henry Kissinger. That life abruptly ended, however, when she was 27, waking up in Chicago, suddenly unable to see.
To mark the 110th birthday of two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams, organizers of Columbus’ annual Tennessee Williams Tribute, in partnership with the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Columbus), will host a weekend of celebrations Friday and Saturday.
Participating merchants in downtown Columbus are preparing to offer new spring trends, products for the home, fresh fashions and jewelry as well as good food and many other items during the Downtown Spring Open House 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 26-27.
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus honors its 2021 Charity Ball Court, sponsored by Cadence Bank. Members include high school seniors (top row, from left) Aiden Stanley,
One year ago, vocalist Jennifer Davis was eager about the upcoming Starkville-MSU Symphony Association concert, a highlight of the Orchestra and Community Chorus spring season. Rehearsals were all but done. Finishing touches were falling into place. Friends had it on their calendars. Then, the music stopped, when COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic in March 2020.
The Speech and Hearing Center at Mississippi University for Women is partnering with the ALS Association of Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter to provide communication devices for Mississippians with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
The Mississippi Library Commission recently named 12 public library systems as Star Libraries based on their statistics for fiscal year 2019 (Oct. 1, 2018 — Sept. 30, 2019).
Mississippi State Treasurer David McRae announced that Brayland Ferguson, 18, of Starkville is a College Savings Mississippi Shootout scholarship recipient, announced at this year’s high
West Point resident Tammy Warren is enrolled in the Heavy Civil Construction course at The Communiversity at East Mississippi Community College. Here, Warren trains on a simulator used in the program, which has received Appalachian Regional Commission grant funds to purchase additional instructional equipment.