September 19, 2020


Latest Culture

Trick-or-What? Halloween in pandemic mixed bag for American families

Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties and parades. Wider paths through corn mazes. ... Read more

15 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Author Winston Groom who created ‘Forrest Gump’ dead at 77

Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop-cultural phenomenon, has died at ... Read more

16 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Scientists see possible signs bizarre microbes live on Venus’ clouds

Astronomers have found a potential sign of life high in the atmosphere of neighboring Venus: hints there may be bizarre microbes living in the sulfuric ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Chick-fil-A cow says ‘Don’t like chikin’? Try new brownie or coffee drink’

Chick-fil-A announced last week the national rollout of three new items that may help recharge and satisfy patrons. Starting September 14, a new chocolate fudge ... Read more

6 days ago by Magnolia State Live.

Newborn endangered gorilla baby dies at New Orleans zoo

Less than a week after celebrating the birth of a critically endangered gorilla, the zoo in New Orleans is mourning its death. The baby western ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi native, author to appear on NBC Today Show Friday

A Mississippi native and Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist will be featured Friday morning on NBC’s Today 3rd Hour show to talk about his new book. Ted ... Read more

1 week ago by Magnolia State Live.

Tiny, critically endangered baby gorilla born at New Orleans zoo

A tiny baby gorilla has been born at the zoo in New Orleans. Keepers don’t yet know the sex of the critically endangered western lowland ... Read more

1 week ago by Magnolia State Live.

Chadwick Boseman filmed in Mississippi and stole this town’s heart

While many people remember actor Chadwick Boseman as the star of “Black Panther,” the actor’s death last week resonated with many Natchez, Mississippi, residents who ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Magnolia State Live.

Deep Down: New book highlights uniqueness of Natchez, Mississippi

Author Richard Grant spent little time in Natchez before he knew he was going to write a book about the town and its people. “About ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natchez Democrat Staff.

Mississippi native, Southern author Julia Reed dies of cancer

Julia Reed, a Mississippi native and Southern author, has died after a battle with cancer. She was 59. Reed, a native of Greenville, Mississippi, died ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Magnolia State Live.

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