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Features

04/24/2014 - 2:51pm

A LEGGY Los Angeles native and a talkative Mississippi boy met one summer at Colorado State University, and the rest is history.

Susan and Robert Green were each involved with Campus Crusade for Christ, now called Cru, when they met in...

04/24/2014 - 10:10am

For 14 years,  the north Fondren business district has welcomed spring with Arts, Eats and Beats.  May 1 is the date this year.  For the first time this event will be combined with  Fondren’s monthly...

04/10/2014 - 10:06am

The Ridgeland community garden was readied for planting by volunteers during spring break. Volunteers include student minister, Wes Tankersley, and youth of First Ridgeland Baptist Church and the Ridgeland Community Garden project...

03/11/2014 - 3:01pm

MY ROOMMATE Ally and I, two 20-something women with no children, are buying a trampoline.

Ally’s been talking about it since before I moved in, and now that it’s tax-return season, we’re doing it.

When I told...

03/04/2014 - 2:44pm

I’M USED TO interviewing people for newspaper stories, but not for jobs.

I’ve never been anyone’s “boss,” unless you count the years between 2000 and 2006 when my parents more or less trusted me to keep an...

02/25/2014 - 10:54am

New Stage Theatre will present “The Whipping Man” through March 9.  Curtain times and dates are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Artistic Director Francine Thomas Reynolds directs...

01/30/2014 - 1:07pm

WHILE MOST KIDS his age were playing with Play-Doh, Sam Clark was using the good stuff.

“We never had Play-Doh, actually. We just played with the real clay,” says Clark, a Madison resident and member of the Mississippi...

01/08/2014 - 10:12am

As you walk in our back door hallway, if you glance to the right at the assortment of garden objects that have collected themselves on a wooden cabinet enclosing a heating vent, you will now be greeted by a rabbit. A well-behaved rabbit,...

08/16/2013 - 12:19pm

Sometimes it pays to keep your mouth shut, because Molly came into our lives without my permission and she turned out to be a real blessing. My husband didn’t get a son, so he taught our younger daughter to love the things he loved to do...

08/24/2012 - 1:24pm

By Lisa Geimer

The Whole Schools Initiative at Saint Richard Catholic School is supported by a project grant through the Mississippi Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts. These grants help provide funding to bring...

08/24/2012 - 1:23pm

Special to the Sun

Not long ago, taking care of every family member’s healthcare needs meant visiting the pediatrician’s office for the baby’s checkup; scheduling a trip to a primary care doctor for the older children...

08/24/2012 - 1:19pm

Special to the Sun

Every four years when the Olympic Games make their appearance, viewers from across the world are treated to stunning displays of athleticism and determination, and evidence of a lifetime of commitment and discipline...

08/24/2012 - 1:16pm

Special to the Sun

Every great step into the future was driven by a vision of what could be. Explorers and dreamers knew that although the future was uncertain and murky, it was inevitable. When Neil Armstrong’s foot touched the...

08/24/2012 - 1:15pm

Special to the Sun

Every family has priorities. For some it may be a beautiful home. For others it may be safety. Some value a car or a career; others prize a vacation or a prestigious reputation. Several factors serve to shape a...

08/24/2012 - 1:11pm

PARENTHOOD IS TOUGH. So tough it can turn the sanest of us into screaming, stressed-out lunatics.

Sometimes what parents when confronted with addressing behavioral problems with their children find themselves...

08/15/2012 - 11:48am

“Click, to see who loves you,” my Internet message read. “You have a flower bouquet.”

I opened up the link to a lovely floral arrangement that someone had sent me. Busy, I didn’t send it on. Unfortunately...

08/15/2012 - 11:43am

Butterflies are beautiful. That’s a statement with which everyone would agree, I am certain, whether your preference is a highly-concentrated array of these multi-colored winged creatures in a special butterfly house or conservatory,...

08/07/2012 - 3:47pm

Madison County Master Gardeners Jerry Williams (Ieft) and Linda Townsend (seated) and Activities Director Angela Hammer (right) of Baptist Adult Day Health Services discuss the recent "Backyard Birds" program presented to...

08/07/2012 - 3:29pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

   August 9: Cheryl Witherspoon, Will Barnwell, Jennifer Brady, Richard Chotard, Rebecca Collins, Colleen Connor, Barbara Ladner, Ashley Parker, Pam Shirley, Callie Thornhill, Katie Bethea, Devere...

07/31/2012 - 2:30pm

An original painting by Stacy Greer Underwood, a native Jacksonian and Belhaven resident for more than 11 years, will be the featured artwork for the 2012 Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights street festival which is set for Saturday, August 11....

07/24/2012 - 11:53am

The annual Bottom Line for Kids benefit dinner and auction will be held at the Country Club of Jackson September 25, beginning at 6 p.m. The event will feature entertainment, cocktail hour, silent and live auctions, and dinner. Shown are (from...

07/24/2012 - 11:49am

The Garden Club of Jackson will host a juried flower show, October 12-13, at the Mississippi Museum of Art.  Members, including (from left) Cheryl Welch, Linda Lambeth, Sheila Palmer, Susie Puckett and Susan Nix, serve as committee chairs...

07/24/2012 - 11:47am

Ridgeland officials selected Waste Management as the contractor with the best proposal for its residential curbside recycling program. The final contract is under negotiation. Waste Management’s proposal includes significant changes to...

07/24/2012 - 11:35am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    July 26: Gail Sweat, Harris Magruder, Christie Allen. July 27: Stanley Q. Smith, Karen Lord, Mike Dennis, Greg Crotty, Kim Francis, Megan Crumbley, Kay Miller...

07/24/2012 - 10:13am

Budgeting is a good place to start when teens are learning to manage their money. Three essential steps in designing a budget are:

* Identify income sources. This can include allowance, pay from a part-time job, savings, interest,...