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Community Calendar for the week of January 26, 2014

Posted 1/25/2014 in Entertainment

 

Oooh, la la: Take the French croissant 'outside the box'

Posted 1/22/2014 in Food

Who doesn't love a warm, fresh croissant right out of the oven? Some may say it's the best thing to come out of France. I would argue that there is the matter of the Statue of Liberty, Maurice Chevalier and Gilles Marini. That aside, we can love the flaky pastry even more on Jan. 30 -- National Croissant Day.

 

Super Bowl has NYC restaurant scene ready to score

Posted 1/22/2014 in Food

The Super Bowl won't touch down in New Jersey until next month, but the New York restaurant scene already is rolling out the turf carpet.

 

 

Beans are inexpensive, healthful food

Posted 1/22/2014 in Food

Beans are one of the best values around when it comes to the number of nutrients for your dollar.

 

A healthy chicken soup with Chinese influences

Posted 1/22/2014 in Food

When it's cold outside, I love making soup for supper. Everything goes into a single pot, starting with an aromatic broth and a substantial array of vegetables, then a little bit of protein, and finally a crispy garnish. And when dinner's over, there's only that one pot to wash!

'What if there's more to this world than we know?': A West Point filmmaker asks in his first feature-length movie

Posted 1/18/2014 in Entertainment

Michael Williams still has a long way to go but, like the glow of the Emerald City, a light is shining in the distance. The independent filmmaker of Shendopen Productions in West Point completed principal photography Jan. 12 on his first feature-length film, "OzLand."

Tuesday marks Columbus author's novel release, book signing

Posted 1/18/2014 in Entertainment

Tuesday is a notable day for Deborah Johnson, and for the community she calls home. The Columbus author's second novel, "The Secret of Magic," will be released by publisher Amy Einhorn Books/G.P. Putnam's Sons. The launch will be celebrated with a book signing and reception at the Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center at 501 Main St. in downtown Columbus, from 4 to 6 p.m.

 

W's Gordy Honors College to host a Titan, Olympic medalist and more

Posted 1/18/2014 in Entertainment

From the coach who inspired the movie "Remember the Titans" to an Olympian swimmer, the Gordy Honors College Forum Series at Mississippi University for Women will present a spring of outstanding public lectures, film and undergraduate research.

 

 

MUW International Series to focus on Ireland

Posted 1/18/2014 in Entertainment

As Mississippi University for Women plans its first study abroad experience in Ireland this summer, the MUW 2014 International Series will focus on Ireland and feature Irish party dance lessons and speakers on Irish history and literature.

 

Southern Gardening: Plants and flowers bring symbolism to weddings

Posted 1/18/2014 in Columns

Bouquets, corsages and floral arrangements are linked firmly with church weddings, but landscape plants can promote a romantic atmosphere at outdoor nuptials, too.

 

West Point MLK observance begins with march Monday

Posted 1/18/2014 in Community

The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Committee of West Point announced plans for a Jan. 20 celebration.

 

Golden Triangle will host Highland Games

Posted 1/18/2014 in Entertainment

The Golden Triangle Celts of Mississippi will host a Scottish Gathering and Highland Games Saturday, March 29, starting at 8:30 a.m., and on Sunday, March 30, starting at 12:30 p.m. at the Starkville Sportsplex at 405 Lynn Lane.

 

Adele Elliott: Oh, the humanity

Posted 1/18/2014 in Columns

Tuesday was officially "Humanitarian Day," an under-recognized and under-publicized event. On this day, we are encouraged to do something nice for a stranger. The catch is that your kindness must be anonymous, if possible.

 

 

School news: Fairview Elementary Honor Roll

Posted 1/18/2014 in Community

 

 

School news: ICC Scholarship recipients

Posted 1/18/2014 in Community

 

 

School news: Good Citizen Awards

Posted 1/18/2014 in Community

 

Westminster dog show adds event with mixed breeds

Posted 1/18/2014 in Entertainment

Long the province of the purebred, the Westminster Kennel Club dog show is opening a doggie door this year to mixed-breed competitors.

 

Military brief: Hargrove graduates

Posted 1/18/2014 in Community

 

 

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