"Looky there, there's Sparky!" said Debby Lawrence, carefully piloting a Lowndes County School District bus, just as she has almost every school day for the past four years. She points ahead, to the top of a utility pole in the rural west Lowndes countryside, where she's spotted a hawk.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is getting artsy. The economic development, tourism and community development office will present a Downtown Art Walk from 2-5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14.
Nowhere can I find whether the Allman Brothers inspired it or not, but there is actually such a thing as National Eat a Peach Day.
Jerry Franks skirted the ravages of time in a deserted hallway of his alma mater, S.D. Lee High School.
Sometimes it's all about putting your heads together. In this case, three of them. It happened last year when Michael Dodson, an instructor of biology at Mississippi University for Women since 2009, got to chatting with his apartment complex neighbors, Franco and Makie Lopes.
Kelli Phelps has been busy. Her Wednesday morning was spent transporting a carload of backpacks, hygiene products, notebooks, cleaning wipes, pencils and other school supplies -- all donations collected by members of the Golden Triangle Association of Realtors.
Gabe Valentine of Starkville was born with epidermolysis bullosa, a rare condition causing fragile, blistering skin and other debilitating complications.
Kait Nolan grew up with her nose in books penned by a long list of authors she enjoyed.
When store displays of beach towels and flip-flops are replaced by three-ring binders and backpacks, change is in the air.
As a little girl, Anna Couch loved tap dancing so much she would tap her way down the grocery store aisles behind her mother.
With more than 4,000 Mississippi National Guard soldiers currently deployed, people across the state want to show their support.
The 2018 Lowndes County Tomato Battle has a champion.
Cool Flowers for Hot Days is the topic leading off August Quick Bites programs for the Mississippi State University Extension Service.
There is a time for steaming bowls of hearty stew and savory chili. This is not it.
Windows were the "decider." To a painter, they were nigh irresistible. Prospective home buyer Jeanette Jarmon knew the minute she stepped through the front door of the bluff-side house a year ago that it should become her new nest.
With student orientation just four weeks away at Mississippi State University, about 60 alumni chapters and clubs are set to host send-off parties for new freshmen and transfer students joining the Bulldog nation.
Good fortune just smiled on Michael Pan. Viewers of NBC's TODAY show July 10 saw nutrition and wellness contributor Dave Zinczenko showcase a few of his favorites from among about 200,000 items featured at the recent Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City.
As a senior at Aberdeen High School in the spring of 1994, Scott Rowe was named "Most Likely to Succeed." The honor has proven prophetic many times over.
Genuine car enthusiasts seldom get enough of admiring vehicles and talking "shop."
July is National Hot Dog Month, and that sent me digging into the back story of one of America's favorite foods. What an entertaining side trip it was.
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