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Jazz stand-out highlights Criss Christmas concert

Posted 11/21/2010 in Entertainment

Acclaimed jazz trombonist extraordinaire Wycliffe Gordon will be the featured artist Nov. 30 in Lee Hall's Bettersworth Auditorium during the Criss Christmas Concert, a performance of Mississippi State's annual Lyceum Series.



Toastmasters Club chartered on W campus

Posted 11/21/2010 in Entertainment

Mississippi University for Women sophomore Terence Nicholson, a native of West Point, has founded the Stand up-Speak up Toastmasters Club on campus.



Market Street Festival tapped as Top 20 Event by Tourism Society

Posted 11/21/2010 in Entertainment

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Southeast Tourism Society has named Columbus' Market Street Festival as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for May 2011. This is the 12th consecutive year the festival has received the prestigious honor.



First Egg Ball on game's eve benefits KIDS COUNT

Posted 11/21/2010 in Entertainment

Those who want to make a tradition out of helping the state's children can begin Nov. 26 at the first Mississippi KIDS COUNT Egg Ball.



Adele Elliott: A familiar ring

Posted 11/21/2010 in Columns

Prince William of England has finally proposed to his longtime love, Kate Middleton. This is big news all over the world.


Sweet harvest: Country Store Bake Sale celebrates 50 years of tradition, preservation

Posted 11/17/2010 in Food

For 50 delicious Novembers, the annual Country Store Bake Sale has helped fill Thanksgiving tables to overflowing with some of the tastiest homemade cakes, pies, candies, cookies, cheese straws and other goodies this side of the Mississippi River.

Painted paradise: Bob Nolan's 'rainforest' is going to the birds

Posted 11/13/2010 in Entertainment

When Bob Nolan asks his current "clients" how they like the paint job he's doing, and gets a chorus of squawks in response, he takes it as a compliment.

Lowndes Library to host second annual Festival of Trees

Posted 11/13/2010 in Entertainment

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library invites all county businesses, organizations, clubs, industries, schools and individuals to participate in the second annual Festival of Trees event.


CAC and GTRA to host gala for NYC raffle

Posted 11/13/2010 in Entertainment

Prepare for the drum roll. The Columbus Arts Council and Golden Triangle Regional Airport will host a gala at the airport Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m. to draw for a luxury trip for two to New York City.


A veteran remembered: Retired military dog visits MSU for care

Posted 11/13/2010 in Entertainment

MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Lex, a U.S. Marine Corps bomb-sniffing dog who lost his handler in Iraq, is getting help facing the challenges of aging with war injuries.

MUW Seniors express themselves in exhibition

Posted 11/13/2010 in Entertainment

The artwork of three Mississippi University for Women seniors is on display at the Eugenia Summer Gallery through Dec. 8. Pieces by Shirley Boudreaux, Kelly Dimos and Windy Russell are featured in the Senior Exhibition.


MSU sales store taking holiday orders

Posted 11/13/2010 in Entertainment

The staff at the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Sales Store, located on Mississippi State University's campus, is gearing up for a busy holiday season and encouraging patrons to place orders now. Customers should place their orders by mid-November for Christmas delivery.



Carrollton, Ala., to host 'Christmas at the Courthouse'

Posted 11/13/2010 in Entertainment

The town square in Carrollton, Ala., will fill with song and Christmas cheer Tuesday, Nov. 30, as music and the Carrollton Christmas Parade take centerstage.


Starkville's Terrill to represent MSU in state competition

Posted 11/13/2010 in Entertainment

Junior Jessica Terrill of Starkville is the new Miss Mississippi State University and will represent MSU in the Miss Mississippi Pageant next summer in Vicksburg.


Adele Elliott: A touching tale

Posted 11/13/2010 in Columns

Most of us think we know the rules. At a very young age we learned to always say "please" and "thank you," wash our hands and share our toys. Sometimes the rules can be confusing. Our mothers taught us to be polite, but never speak to strangers.



Betty Stone: Golden windows

Posted 11/13/2010 in Columns

Do you remember the fable about the young man who had heard all his life about a magnificent house with golden windows? Finally he set out on a search to find it.



David Creel: 39 candles, and pass the moisturizer

Posted 11/13/2010 in Columns



Shannon Bardwell: We can't all be pole-dancers

Posted 11/13/2010 in Columns

Michele is an amazing mother. Her techniques are novel, and I love to eavesdrop on her parenting conversations. As the primary caregiver to her teenaged girls I know it hasn't been easy, not at all. It was after the girls were born that she went to college, got a degree and a good job to support them.


Later, alligator: New restaurant introduces gator to Triangle palates

Posted 11/10/2010 in Food

With house rules like "Feel free to fall in love," and "Dance wildly if you want to," you might expect the unexpected at Crawgators Restaurant, recently opened at 1586 Lake Lowndes Road in the New Hope community.

Ask Rufus: Stories to preserve

Posted 11/6/2010 in Columns

This Thursday marks Veterans Day. I have been blessed to have grown up as a child surrounded by relatives who were veterans of not only World War II, but also World War I and the Spanish-American War.


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