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Features

07/06/2012 - 3:28pm

Marc Scorca, president of Opera America, led a workshop on board member responsibilities at the annual retreat for the Mississippi Opera’s board of directors recently at River Hills Club. Attending were  Hogan Allen, immediate past...

06/28/2012 - 9:09am

Artist Eric McDonald (left) explains symbolism in his portrait of Metropolitan Opera tenor John Alexander to Mississippi Opera Artistic Director Jay Dean (middle) and Don Potts, (right) chairperson of the Mississippi Opera board of directors....

06/28/2012 - 9:07am

The NYCity Slickers will kick off the Millsaps Arts and Lecture Series on October 9. Jackson native Annie Chadwick performed with her bluegrass band, The NYCity Slickers, at the Mississippi Picnic at the Central Park Bandshell June 9 and10. The...

06/28/2012 - 9:03am

Ridgeland Community Garden Coordinator Jerry Williams (left) and Ashley Burton (right) display the first crop of squash and cucumbers recently picked and taken to MadCAAP (Madison Countians Allied Against Poverty) in Canton. The garden is...

06/28/2012 - 8:56am

Everything old comes back around again in a new form, especially in gardens. Plants our grandmothers grew and liked, especially those that took care of themselves between spectacular blooming seasons, were treasured and appreciated.

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06/28/2012 - 8:39am

Sipping early morning coffee on the porch in my favorite chair, I watch tumbling surf announce a windy day ahead. White foam cascades head over heels, sending spray to vanish in thin air. The American flag waves just below me in the dunes...

06/19/2012 - 12:47pm

Heritage

The Heritage Luncheon Club met in May at the Country Club of Jackson. President Jan Clifton presided. Hostesses were Beckye Yarborough, Betsy Cowden, Virginia England, Elizabeth Fugate, Sue...

06/19/2012 - 12:46pm

The late Wayne Parker recently received honorable mention at the 2012 Governor’s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence Awards.  Parker’s genuine concern for those less fortunate inspired him to form the LifeShare Foundation to...

06/19/2012 - 12:35pm

Sometimes - not too often but occasionally - some group’s bitter disappointment is a blessing and a great relief for other groups, other individuals. A headline in last week’s Northside Sun pinpointed such a rare instance: “...

06/12/2012 - 2:51pm

In recent days, I commented, “If I had a dollar for every crape myrtle that’s blooming right now in South Madison County, I could take my entire extended family out to dinner at one of these elegant new restaurants,” and...

06/12/2012 - 2:39pm

Leo McGehee flew airplanes, tail draggers and tricycle gear, L5 “Bird Dogs,” Tri-Pacer, Decathlon, Ercoupe, a T-33 Jet. Leo McGehee flew gliders in Swiss mountains and towed sailplanes in Mississippi. He flew acrobatics in the Stits...

06/12/2012 - 2:36pm

The adult ballet class of Ballet Mississippi recently held a class demonstration at The Blake, a retirement community in Ridgeland. Residents observed and participated in the class. Shown are (from left, back) Jennifer Hardy, Ballet Mississippi...

06/12/2012 - 2:17pm

At one time, Art Linkletter was the highest-paid and best-loved of ad lib artists and masters of ceremonies in the nation. His “kids say the darndest things” segment was the most popular element of his television show in the late...

06/12/2012 - 2:14pm

At our house it’s a dog-eat-dog, dog-eat-cat world, and this was my dog’s territory. June Cleaver’s bark sounded like a gorilla belching over a public address system. In full, fighting stance, she stood quivering and peeping...

06/08/2012 - 4:17pm

IF YOU’VE MET Sherye Green, a woman who once served as Miss Mississippi and just self-published her first Christian romance, you might describe her as generous, sweet and genuine. And you’d be right.

But for someone who...

04/24/2012 - 2:15pm

CASA ASSEMBLY of God in Casa, Ark., isn’t the kind of church I’m used to.

Casa (pronounced “Caysuh”) Assembly has an average attendance of around 25 people, and 95 percent of them are related to me. They have a...

04/24/2012 - 1:52pm

FEDERAL MONEY for multi-use trails in Ridgeland has all but dried up for now, but in the meantime the city is doing what it can.
The board of aldermen voted last week to advertise for bids for a pavilion at the trailhead on Rice Road...