Although it’s one of the three oldest events of its kind in the state, Greenwood’s 300 Oaks Road Race continues to draw hundreds of participants each year.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Two Greenwood gymnasts — Kathryn Warren, 12, and Macy Lamb, 11 — say they are excited to not only represent their hometown but also the state of Mississippi in an upcoming regional gymnastics competition.
Glad I didn’t plant my tomatoes last week. That not-so-surprisingly late spate of “blackberry winter” happens nearly every year. Which brings me to a pet peeve.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.