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Friends of Columbus Library to hold members' book pre-sale

Posted 5/10/2014 in Community

Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library (FOL) will hold a Members Only pre-sale book sale Saturday, May 17, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., in advance of its June book sale on June 12 and 14. The pre-sale is a member appreciation event, as well as an effort to encourage new memberships and renewals.

 

Market Fresh: As the Hitching Lot prepares for Saturday's grand opening, Freeze talks beets

Posted 5/7/2014 in Food

Finally, we can all breathe a sign of relief and enjoy this glorious spring, with summer following soon. And, there is no better harbinger of the warm days ahead than the grand opening of the Hitching Lot Farmers' Market on Saturday.

Choral Society to present 'Musical Treat for Mom' Sunday

Posted 5/7/2014 in Entertainment

Mothers Day takes a musical turn Sunday when the Columbus Choral Society presents "A Musical Treat for Mom." The 2 p.m. concert in the Rosenzweig Arts Center main gallery will celebrate mothers, and help send members of the choral group to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall June 8.

Mother's Day dessert that's easy, flaky, delicious

Posted 5/7/2014 in Food

The secret to this simple Mother's Day dessert is frozen puff pastry. It is easy to work with and bakes up into a deliciously flaky pastry.

Cattlemen's steak carry-out makes dinner a breeze

Posted 5/7/2014 in Food

The Lowndes County Cattlemen's Association wants you to take it easy this weekend. Chill out, take a load off, let someone else do the cooking.

A light, but filling smoked salmon salad for Mom

Posted 5/7/2014 in Food

How many breakfasts in bed does it take for a mom to get sick of breakfast in bed on Mother's Day?

 

Make 'bar food' at home

Posted 5/7/2014 in Food

 

What makes a young band keep at it? Hartle Road might have some answers

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

Max Hartleroad tries to step his long, lanky legs into what appears to be a cast-off space suit for a photo shoot. The legs prove too lanky; the silvery suit is abandoned. Which doesn't deter Max and the other guys in the band Hartle Road from nosing around for other random inspiration that can push the photo outside the proverbial box.

Calling all Caledonia alumni for 81st annual banquet

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

In an express-lane society driven by changing trends, constants come to mean more as years pass. In Caledonia, few things are more constant than the annual Caledonia High School Alumni Banquet.

 

Being Beautiful: Remembering the Ethel to Your Lucy

Posted 5/3/2014 in Columns

I love women. As far back as I can remember, I have always adored them.

 

Girlchoir celebrates 10 year milestone with concert

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

The last word -- "small" -- takes three different notes, 26 seconds and discreet breathing. That's the challenge the Columbus Girlchoir will meet May 9 when it sings the world premiere of "Miracles" by Memphis composer J.D. Frizzell.

Habitat's Women Build looking for volunteers

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

Even as Columbus-Lowndes Habitat for Humanity made final plans for National Women Build Week May 3-11, tornadic weather in Lowndes County was orchestrating a revision. Each spring, the nonprofit Habitat agency and Lowe's invite women to volunteer to work on a Habitat home for a local family. This year, the format will be just a bit different.

Peek inside artists' studios on tour

Posted 5/3/2014 in Entertainment

The Starkville Area Arts Council (SAAC) sponsors a new project to promote the visual arts plus several of Starkville's own artists.

Southern Gardening: Treat mom to Knockout, hybrid tea roses at home

Posted 5/3/2014 in Columns

Flowers are always high on the gift list for Mother's Day, and rose plants for the garden are a great way to remember the day year after year.

 

Adele Elliott: Maintaining balance

Posted 5/3/2014 in Columns

My week started with happy announcements and plans for celebrations.

 

Area photographer's photo among Smithsonian finalists

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

Shaoshin Candy Feng of Starkville is a traveler, one who journals her explorations with a Nikon 40D camera. England, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Ireland, Scotland and the Czech Republic are a few of the destinations recorded in her passport.

Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Pierce to sign novel Tuesday

Posted 5/3/2014 in Entertainment

Leakesville resident and sitting Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Randy Pierce will sign copies of his new novel, "Magnolia Mud" (Dogwood Press, 2014), at The Book Mart, 120 E. Main St. in Starkville, Tuesday, May 6 at 3 p.m.

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honor Roll

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

 

 

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