More than 568,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States. That total includes 7,100-plus in Mississippi and 98 in Oktibbeha County.
All these decades later, Lord Acton’s claim still holds true: Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
A friend on social media occasionally post one question asking for one answer. The last question was “What is the one thing you find calming?” They’re a lot of things I find calming but without giving it much thought I posted “my kittens.”
In the 1970s, I found an old Choctaw basket in the attic of my great aunt Marcella Sykes Billups Richards‘ home in Columbus. It was not a tourist-trade basket but a well-made, reinforced work basket more than 100 years old.
Look up the word “peripatetic” in a thesaurus and take your pick: nomadic, traveling, wandering, roving, roaming. You can’t describe Neal Moore without using one of them.
As an autistic woman, I am perplexed on a nearly daily basis by advertisements and media that refer to the way my brain works naturally as if it were a tragic illness.
As the school year begins its final turn toward the end of the session, many activities are celebrated. Rather it’s top honors, a winning season, or an overall most improved accolade, the end of the term marks the time to recognize pivotal moments in students’ lives.
When the state elections of 2019 rolled around, I said Michael Watson, the Republican candidate for Secretary of State, was the most dangerous name on the entire ballot, given the nature of the office he was seeking.
We sort of made a deal on the clover patch and areas for dandelions. Sam mowed most of our ever-growing yard while I negotiated clover and dandelion plots. When Sam got the Hustler, he told the seller it took him longer and longer to mow the lawn.
As the end of the schoolyear is fast approaching, students across the nation brace for the anxiety that so often accompanies comprehensive examinations. In addition to the need to prepare academically with effective and consistent study habits, students preparing to be assessed also need to ensure that they are mentally prepared to conquer those challenging exams.
The South Side Historic District in Columbus is an architectural gem with about 250 homes on the National Register of Historic Places.
Is being born a minority a big deal? Is it only a life of deprivation, or can it be rewarding? I was born a minority,
On Thursday, two Republican candidates for Ward 4 alderman in Starkville sat in a cramped conference room flanked by the city clerk, members of the
Most Christians today will celebrate Easter, enjoying a traditional meal at one of the year’s most important family gathering times.
Something very unusual slipped through the Mississippi Legislature last week.
“By the time anyone figured out the storm was coming it was too late to do anything but batten down the hatches and exercise damage
It’s spring and many people are planting flower and vegetable gardens in their yards.
Everybody loves a good story. And no one told better stories than Jesus. His parables of the Prodigal Son or of the Good Samaritan are timeless classics.
If you happened to be walking down Eighth Street North after the rains on Thursday, chances are around the 800 block on the right side of the street you would have noticed the dogwood draped in wisteria, both in full bloom.
Given the disruption generated over COVID-19, schools around world are struggling to recapture lost time, reteach where needed, and validate learning concepts before they can make additional progress.