The Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce announced Monday new earlier start times for two 300 Oaks Road Race contests.
Today, I am reprinting a column from 12 years ago. My reason for this is because after 50 years of cooking, I can finally make homemade “from scratch” biscuits.
September is National Literacy Month. Each year in September, the Leflore County MSU Extension and Altrusa International of Greenwood seek to recruit new Begin with Reader volunteers.
Canvas & Clay organizers say the event on Thursday will be a night of good food, expertly paired by a sommelier with different wines, and will feature a silent auction with more than 40 handcrafted items.
I know the world would be a boring place if we all thought alike. I often wonder what makes a person “tick.” What makes them think and act the way they do?
Looking for ways to foster your child’s reading comprehension, vocabulary and critical thinking skills? Look no farther than your daily newspaper.
Wayne and LaNelle Tollison of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Marianna LaNelle Tollison, to Frank Howard Redd III of Jackson.
Having a background in child development, I find it easy to use every opportunity to promote reading, talking and using objects in the environment to teach literacy to my 4-year-old.
After returning last week from my summer home in England, a walk around the ’hood unearthed a surprising realization — what we call our classic Southern gardens are bedded with mostly beauties from afar. Floral immigrants, so to speak.
As summer draws to a close, the Museum of the Mississippi Delta will offer a one-night pop-up exhibit featuring photographer Michael Ford with images from his book “North Mississippi Homeplace.”
College life should be a wonderful experience. Without the proper knowledge and life skills, however, it can be a rude awakening to many problems.
As parents, we deal with car seats daily as we rush off to get our children to school. Child safety seats and booster seats may seem like a hassle, but it's important to know how to use them properly to protect children.
Coach Larry Calhoun, the star of the Move to Learn exercise break videos, will be at the Leflore County Elementary School campus Tuesday to introduce administrators, teachers and students to the Move to Learn Initiative.
Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District Chief of Secondary Education Cassandra A. Hart says her advice to students who want to start the 2019-20 school year off right is the same she gave to her own children.
Many families have been busy preparing for the school year and buying new clothes, shoes, book bags and school supplies. And there’s many more expenses with school starting, such as school lunches, after-school snacks, fees for extracurricular activities — the list goes on and on.
For the past few weeks, I have been going through my food magazines, old recipe files and cookbooks. After discovering many recipes that I haven’t used lately or had forgotten about, I decided to double up this week on my recipe contributions.
What if I told you that there was a medical condition that was as dangerous as smoking 15 cigarettes per day and that nearly half of Americans experience this condition?
Mr. and Mrs. William David Howard of Sidon announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Josephine Katherine Howard, to Stephen Micah Harrell of Doddsville.
I love to watch television. The moment I get up in the morning I turn on all the lights, televisions and open up the windows. I have my favorite things I like to watch but enjoy quite a variety of shows. This brings me to the subject of commercials. The average American watches over 24,000 c…
Several months ago, my children broke it to me that my granddaughter was going to summer camp. I immediately became sick at my stomach. My best friend, Kathy, and I went to summer camp when we were her age. We were miserable — I can’t even tell you how miserable we were. I promised the good …
All of us have heard the familiar phrase “Are we there yet?” from children who are bored from sitting for what they perceive as an endless amount of time in a vehicle or are so excited about their destination that they just can’t wait any longer.
People often send me things that I think would make a good column. If it’s funny to me, I assume it will be funny to others. This week, I received one of those emails.
During the summer, many people enjoy cookouts with family and friends as a way to celebrate special occasions such as the Fourth of July or unwind from a stressful week.
Mississippi Valley State University’s Destiney Sharkey has been selected by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Initiative as a 2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar — the initiative’s highest student recognition.
Today I was thinking about how the life of a teacher changes during the summer months. It takes the first couple of weeks out of school to get accustomed to not being rushed. There’re no plans to make, no papers to grade, and you’re not constantly living by the clock.