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Rock on: Rocks and paint add up to summer fun and sense of community

Posted yesterday in Community

One bright idea, a pile of stones, paints and a Facebook page have had the small town of Caledonia rocking for the past week.

Works in Wood exhibit opens today in West Point

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

A new exhibit featuring pieces by woodworkers Richard Hazelwood, John Wells and Wade Manning opens today with a reception from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts in downtown West Point.

 

More Quick Bites: Free Extension sessions for July

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

Once again, Mississippi State University Extension Service will soon offer up an assortment of timely topics for the public in condensed midday doses.

 

 

Bernard Romans DAR begins preparations for nation's 250th anniversary

Posted yesterday in Community

As Columbus and the Golden Triangle prepare to celebrate Independence Day, the Bernard Romans DAR Chapter in Columbus is already planning for the 250th anniversary of the United States in July 2026.

 

 

50th reunion to bring R.E. Hunt's Class of '67 'home'

Posted yesterday in Community

Members of the R.E. Hunt High School 1967 graduating class will gather this coming weekend to celebrate the unity they forged a half century and more ago in Columbus.

 

 

Being Beautiful: Roll over, Beethoven

Posted yesterday in Columns

There are not many things that stir the soul quite like hearing the one you love play familiar gospel hymns on his new (well, actually used and very old) baby grand piano.

 

Financial scams target trusting Mississippians

Posted yesterday in Community

King Solomon wrote thousands of years ago that there is nothing new under the sun, a truth played out daily by unscrupulous people putting modern spins on the age-old practice of fraud.

 

Out There for the week of June 25, 2017

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of June 25, 2017

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

 

Southern Gardening: Plan garden for SunPatiens and New Guinea impatiens

Posted yesterday in Columns

Summer officially begins this week, and there are so many great plants we can grow during this season. But I really miss one that we can't grow in the summer: annual impatiens.

Shrimp salad with spicy orange dressing is tasty summer dish

Posted 6/21/2017 in Food

Summer's here and the time is right for summer salads gussied up with light proteins.

Grilled ratatouille creates lovely summertime char

Posted 6/21/2017 in Food

Ratatouille is a classic vegetable dish starring eggplant, zucchini, peppers and tomato that is deeply steeped in the culture of Mediterranean France.

Anne's Kitchen: Old friends, new memories

Posted 6/21/2017 in Food

Well, the fourth annual retreat for the B-52's is over, and it gets better and better each year.

Cooking on deadline: Flaky fish tacos with vegetable slaw

Posted 6/21/2017 in Food

A good fish taco is in a class by itself.

On being dad: One man's journey of turning points and compassion

Posted 6/17/2017 in Community

Jostling for position, Charity, Faith and Christian Yeates bob around the basketball goal. Rubber-sole squeaks and bouncing balls echo in the brightly-lit First Baptist Church gym. The game is on, at least until the three siblings erupt in giggles.

Library to present 'Why We Call it Soul Food' Friday

Posted 6/17/2017 in Entertainment

Brinda Willis will present "Why We Call It Soul Food" at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library at noon on Friday, June 23 in honor of National Soul Food Month.

Crawfish boil gift helps coalition combat homelessness

Posted 6/17/2017 in Community

A recent donation to the Golden Triangle Regional Homeless Coalition will go straight to work locally, helping end the cycle of homelessness.

 

Playing in the dirt: Master Gardener tips for June can produce color, good eats

Posted 6/17/2017 in Columns

Ah, June -- the month for dads, grads and brides, not to mention the first day of summer. Oh, you thought summer had already started? Not so.

 

 

Being Beautiful: Getting lost and getting found through friendship

Posted 6/17/2017 in Columns

I have always heard that friends are the family you choose. Virginia Woolf said it best: "Some people go to priests, others to poetry, I to my friends."

 

 

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