Figuring out what our society deems important can be pretty easy if you have access to a computer.
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.
Elliott and Georgia Thornburg of Madison announce the birth of their daughter, Katherine Elliott Thornburg, at 12:12 p.m. on May 21, 2019, at Merit Health Women’s Hospital.
I have a cellphone that I have with me all the time. However, it is not attached to the end of my arm, and I do not look at it constantly. I don’t always immediately respond to a text. My friends realize that now and just patiently wait until I happen to check my phone.
Eddie Scales of Greenwood found a way to maintain a nice backyard with plenty of space to enjoy while growing a garden that produces an abundance of vegetables, all at the same time.
A thought enters the mind more than once when watching “Ragtime: The Musical” that it might take a very dim turn. There are many hard moments in this lively, engaging show.
A study conducted by Michael Lamb of the University of Michigan found that children had similar reactions to separation from each parent. For instance, when their father left, the children would cry or complain just like when their mother left. Other research results indicate that children 7…
Four students from schools in Leflore and Carroll counties achieved the honor of STAR Student for the 2018-19 school year. STAR Students are selected on the basis of academic excellence. Both American College Test scores and scholastic averages are compared to determine the school’s STAR Student.
One of the first meals I ever ate in my husband’s home was lovingly prepared by his precious Mama. I was invited to attend church with his family and then stay for lunch. We had delicious roast, rice and gravy that was to die for. Also black-eyed peas, strawberry congealed salad and her home…
When we travel to the city of Jackson, I always pause when we leave the Lexington Square and pass a church on the outskirts of the town. I thoroughly enjoy reading the church’s marquee messages for the week. I don’t know who is responsible, but they never disappoint.
Ashton Elizabeth Castle and Cameron James Costa were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 11, 2018, at Rosegate Garden in Florence. Dr. Jim Phillips of North Greenwood Baptist Church officiated the double-ring ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Tribble Sr. of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Lee Tribble of Meridian, to Dr. William Brock Martin of Meridian.
Do you struggle with worrying? Have you ever called yourself (or been called) a worry wart? Have you ever wondered how some people can live so seemingly carefree while you are almost always thinking and analyzing every possible thing that could happen?
Charlene “Tut” Elliott and Charles F. “Chuck” Elliott, both of Carrollton, announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Blair Elliott, to Colby Wade Mitchell.
I often wonder about those folks who toil in their gardens alone with just their plants and thoughts. Such non-joiners, scattered worldwide, just a few in every community, love gardening more than they do hobnobbing with other people.
If May’s already on the way, it must be time again for the Delta’s favorite food and music festival, Que on the Yazoo, set to fire up on Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, along the banks, you guessed it, of the mighty Yazoo River in downtown Greenwood.
Spring makes me want to get in the kitchen and cook. There are so many websites that I love to visit and get ideas for dishes to prepare. Today I have three recipes that I have added to my recipe box as what we like to call “keepers.”