For more than 60 years, early childhood education and development has been a top priority at First Presbyterian Kindergarten. And it continues to be.
I have always been a “trivia buff.” Little-known facts that amount to absolutely nothing are intriguing to me. I often wonder how people know or find out certain things.
It’s true, the old adage that gardening is good for us, and one of the upsides of COVID-19-related restrictions is that I’ve had ample opportunity to give it more practice.
My son turned 35 years old this week. It seems like yesterday that we were bringing him home from the hospital. When we arrived home, our friends and family had decorated our yard with signs welcoming “Baby Steven” to the world.
We will soon mark our country’s birthday. Americans will celebrate with parades, fireworks and barbecues. Friends and family will gather to share and be thankful for the many freedoms we enjoy.
The Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University plans to screen two new releases of major motion pictures on its big screen in the Delta & Pine Land Theatre.
I write a lot about the four-generation family women who influenced my gardening approach, but haven’t given enough props to my dad’s mom, a prim garden club flower judge who instilled an appreciation for striving for ideals. Her books of blue ribbons were proof that attention to detail and …
Father’s Day is a wonderful day set aside for men all over the world — a day that should be celebrated as strongly as Mother’s Day. Unfortunately, it is a time that is often overlooked for so many.
Amy and Michael Hollingsworth of Lake and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ellis of Carrollton are pleased to announce the marriage of Dakota Gabrielle Hollingsworth to Logan Christopher Ellis.
A Mississippi Valley State University student has been named as a prestigious David L. Boren Scholar, earning the opportunity to study abroad in world regions critical to U.S. interests.
Two local community organizations are now planning to purchase much-needed supplies thanks to a generous donation from Mississippi Valley State University and American Honda through its Honda Campus All-Star Challenge.
With a name like Morgan Stanley, there might be some expectations about him being a financially savvy person, considering there’s also a major U.S.-based global investment bank with the same name.
I received an email from a friend recently that told some “Adult Truths.” I thought they were quite funny, and I had even thought of many of these myself.
For 16 years, Delta Council has honored two exemplary students from each of the high schools throughout the 19-county Mississippi Delta region, including public, parochial and private schools, at its annual meeting.
Everyone has felt the pain of being left out. Maybe it was a birthday party or a sleepover that you didn’t get invited to in grade school. Perhaps you didn’t get asked to sit at a particular table at lunch, or no one asked you to a high school dance.
As I write this week’s column, I am looking at a precious sight. My granddaughter and several of her friends are swimming in our pool. They are laughing and giggling, stopping for snacks, and enjoying each other’s company. It is Leila Rose’s 10th birthday.
This week’s emails included some real doozies, from an unusual problem with poison ivy to what kind of plant do I want to reincarnate as to whatever it is that Imogene Fitch wants me to do.
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy D. McNeer II of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Carter Elizabeth McNeer, to James Clayton Perry of Greenwood.
Are the concrete chicken, big urn and homemade toadstools in my garden antiques, heirlooms or just old? Not too many folks get bogged down in semantics, but there are subtle differences in those terms.
I did not grow up a cat lover, but I married one. Since I was allergic to cats as a child, I was never around them. That is one allergy I’ve grown out of, and I couldn’t be happier about it. We have never gone out looking for a cat as a pet; they seem to find us.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Roy Nester Jr. of Itta Bena and Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Eugene Dodson of Atoka, Tennessee, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Jordan Dodson of Cleveland, to James Monroe Wynne Westerfield of Merigold.
Since being at home for almost two months, I seem to have been cooking more than ever. My freezer is full of casseroles, soups and sauces. I’ve stocked up on kitchen and pantry essentials. Trying new recipes and preparing some of our old favorites has been a daily ritual.
During the seven years I taught fourth grade at Cruger-Tchula Academy, one of the favorite units of study we had was a study of birds in our science class. We drew all of the different birds we studied and made a scrapbook. Of all the birds we studied, the hummingbird always seemed to be the…
I got ambushed by a powerful fragrance while busting out of the cabin for an early evening walk around the neighborhood. It was cloyingly sweet.