Courtney Leveck, center, builds a snowman with her children, Lydia, 6, right, and Harlan, 2, left, in front of their house on Critz Street in Starkville this morning. Lydia has seen a snowfall like today’s before, her mother said, but Harlan has not.
From left, Terringo McCann, Jake Thomas and Mary Williams stand in line to vote at Townsend Community Center in South Columbus this morning. Though each said they’ve lived — and voted — in Columbus their whole lives, both McCann and Thomas said they’d rarely seen so many people at their polling place. “This is my first time being in line,” McCann said.
Volunteers Tiffany Gladney, left, and Myles Spillers show a selection of free books to 2-year-old Jay Zachary, the son of Jessica Flowers, at the annual Art in the Park event Saturday in Starkville.
Members of Columbus Air Force Base conduct a ceremony for a new U.S. flag outside Army veteran Bradford Freeman’s home on Thursday in Caledonia. Freeman enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 assigned to the E Company, 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division. He fought in the Second World War and was present during D-Day.
Braxton Butler, 8, waves to the Boys and Girls Club staff while Mary Weatherby drives during a parade on Thursday outside the club in Columbus. About 12 staff stood in line to clap, cheer and ring a cowbell for each car that drove through the parking lot.
During a month like no other, we have absorbed shocks and found ways to cope.
In the weeks leading up to Dec. 25, anticipation builds as moments grand and simple fill the calendar.
The sweet scent of funnel cakes and cotton candy wafted through the air at the Columbus Fairgrounds this week during the opening nights of the Lowndes County Fair hosted by Mississippi Delta Shows.