Art deco was on my mind as I arranged a visit to Tom Nawrocki's home in eastern Lowndes County. I'd learned he had more than 100 art deco-style lamps he'd made with his own hands.
Mississippi University for Women invites alumni, friends and guests to a weekend filled with entertainment and activities for Homecoming festivities Thursday through Saturday, March 22-25.
For the 12th consecutive year, the Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival is bringing the spirit and sounds of the late 19th and early 20th centuries to Mississippi State University's Mitchell Memorial Library Thursday through Saturday, March 22-24.
It's back -- the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System's Edible Book Festival.
Downtown Columbus Spring Open House is just around the corner.
A Mississippi State photographer who has chronicled university life for three decades will showcase his work during an exhibit this month.
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus has announced the members of its 68th annual Charity Ball court to be presented April 7 at Trotter Convention Center.
One of my favorite spring flowering trees is our native redbud.
Word of the day -- desensitize: "to make less likely to feel shock or distress at scenes of cruelty, violence or suffering by overexposure to such images."
Last week, we looked at a few ways Ireland's iconic Guinness stout can be used in the kitchen. This week, with St. Patrick's Day coming up Saturday, we check in to see how local eateries may be planning to give a nod to the Emerald Isle.
Salmon is my No. 1 favorite fish in the ocean, and I am not alone.
For all the grief the Caesar salad gets in the culinary world, I proudly admit to adoring the classic flavor combination -- garlicky-lemon dressing mixed with anchovy-umami undertone that can only come from salty fish, topped off with nutty, pungent Parmesan.
There are family reunions -- and then, there is what the Heatwole women have done every year for nigh two decades. Seven sisters and their mother gather from Virginia, Delaware, Texas, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi, to sew and quilt together for a week to 10 days.
Preservation of America's history is not limited to official records. It's in stories passed down, in art, in family Bibles and diaries. And it's stored in stitches, in quilts made by many hands that went quiet long ago.
Winter's wane has everyone eager to get outside. That includes 1,102 students at Caledonia Elementary School who recently celebrated the grand opening of an outdoor classroom on campus.
With a focus on factors that affect heart health, the 2018 Imagine, Inspire, Challenge (II+C) Symposium at Mississippi University for Women will feature outstanding researchers in the field as well as faculty experts.
Spring is only days away and it's time to plan gardens and get hands dirty.
On Thursday, March 22, the Nell Peel Wolfe Lecture Series hosted by Mississippi University for Women's Gordy Honors College will feature John T. Edge, director of the Southern Foodways Alliance and author of "The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South."