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Landscape gardening sometimes involves hard decisions where no solution seems just right. But “between a rock and a hard place” dissonance can be resolved by going in an entirely different direction.

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Runners will have a chance to test their endurance as they trek down flat Delta roads in a race known for its Southern charm and hospitality.

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Many may be reaching for the snooze button Sunday morning when the clock will “spring forward” an hour.

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James Walker Sturdivant and Bethany Lynn Tillman were crowned the King and Queen of Cotton for 2019 at the 62nd annual Junior Auxiliary Charity Cotton Ball, which was held Feb. 23 at the Leflore County Civic Center.

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Dressed for the game, Ole Miss cheerleader and Delta sophomore beauty, Sara Simmons, left the Delta Gamma house late morning on a cool November Saturday in 1946. The opponent was Mississippi State and was one of only two campus battles for the ‘46 Rebels.

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The work of Maude Schuyler Clay and her husband, Langdon Clay, of Sumner is being featured in the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston’s exhibition “Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South.”

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About 20 children ages 6 months to 6 years old are learning how to become “little aquatic problem solvers” at Twin Rivers Recreation.

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Around 40 years ago — maybe earlier, perhaps a bit later — a small group of civic-minded artists and arts patrons started a pottery cooperative in a former office building on the 200 block of West Washington Street. 

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St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church’s annual Mardi Gras Celebration is a fun event with a festive atmosphere, says Robert Tanner.

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For heart health and disease prevention, Dr. Abhash Thakur says he always promotes physical activity.

Warm up from the winter weather with a bowl — or six cups — of homemade soup.

French documentary maker Nicolas Finet will bring his movie “Mississippi Ramblin: On the Tracks of Robert Johnson in the Deep South” to the Museum of the Mississippi Delta for a special showing Monday.

The Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce’s celebration of the business community will highlight the best of what Greenwood has to offer — from food to businesses to people.

Christina Alford’s happy place is a sectioned-off space in her grandfather’s shop in the Gravel Hill Community.

Greenwood resident Andy Lo says he’s always enjoyed being a craftsman and working with his hands.

Angela Nellum says her daughter Tyshawna Nellum loved people and helping those in need.

A Greenwood native is on mission to give young grieving parents the gift of time.

The Friday of the annual Roy Martin Delta Band Festival and Christmas Parade is almost like a holiday for the residents of Greenwood.

Some plants all but beg to be grown and shared. Spreading around the world and across all cultures and languages like a children’s hand-held string game, they easily bring diverse people together with good cheer.

Worship in the Round will be a night to “gather and worship as a unified body of Christ,” says Ethan Oltremari, founder of Revival on the River, which is holding the event.

For most elementary students, being outside is a lot more fun than being in a classroom.

Six Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H members in Leflore County were recognized at the annual Mississippi Congressional Award Ceremony in Jackson.

Wesley United Methodist Church’s brick, late Victorian Gothic-style building has been a beacon in the community for almost a century.

“Our Town” is about living in a community and living in a family and the moments that make up a life, says director Steve Iwanski.

A day of golf, bingo, a draw down, a silent auction, food and entertainment — all while supporting a good cause — is set for Thursday.

A youth-led effort to help restock the Community Food Pantry will be held next Sunday.

For the 38th year, the Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce will present the 300 Oaks Road Race.

JaQuon Thomas, 9, says he’s planning to catch at least two fish at the upcoming Kids’ Fishing Rodeo. Javian Young, 8, thinks he’ll catch more like 20, he said.

Socks are the No. 1 most requested clothing item at homeless shelters. This is a fact Carver O’Neal read last year, and it resonated with him.

It’s that time of year again. Summertime is winding down and after a couple of months of vacation, school is starting back up.

Susan Robertson says she first invited friends to come to Greenwood for Bikes, Blues & Bayous as a way to promote a town she loves. 

Jakylah Lawrence was recently selected out of students in the Greenwood School District to attend the Ambassador Leadership Summit at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

“They call themselves the Shakespeare family,” said Steve Iwanski, who leads the Greenwood Shakespeare Project.

Seeing children excited about going back to school during summer break sounds like a fairy tale. Most children dread the August arrival of the new school year, and many hope July will last as long as possible before they have to set foot in a classroom.

Ashley Griffin says that with her title as Miss Black Mississippi USA, she wants to inspire girls and teach them to celebrate feeling comfortable in their own skin.

The annual Stars & Stripes festival brings together the whole Greenwood community — and even some out-of-towners — for an evening of fun and celebration.

Whether you add them to a salad, create the classic sandwich with mayonnaise, salt and pepper on white bread or a delicious BLT or eat them straight from the vine, tomatoes are the quintessential summertime treat in the Deep South. 

Greenwood Little Theatre’s current show of linked one-act plays, “Laundry and Bourbon” and “Lone Star,” on stage through Sunday, makes you laugh and makes you think.