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Ask Rufus: Columbus has lost a friend

Posted 2/19/2011 in Columns

Recently Columbus lost a very good friend. After a long fight with health problems, Philip Meador passed away in California.

Starkville's Magnolia Film Fest draws international crowd

Posted 2/18/2011 in Entertainment

The 14th annual Magnolia Independent Film Festival kicked off in Starkville Thursday and attracted filmmakers from all over the world.

Veggie tales 'n' sales: Free workshops focus on growing your own, marketing

Posted 2/16/2011 in Food

You've thought about it, but weren't quite sure where to start. You know about the benefits -- the freshness, higher nutrient levels, the money to be saved. But growing your own vegetables was always something you might try "someday."

 

Shannon Bardwell: Lowering the 'lectric bill

Posted 2/15/2011 in Columns

Sam called from the office, "I got the mail, and there's good news and bad news." The good news was I got a package, a gift of books, from a friend. The bad news was we got the electric bill, as well.

 

MUW to host collegiate art exhibition

Posted 2/11/2011 in Entertainment

Mississippi University for Women's Department of Art and Design will host the annual Mississippi Collegiate Art Exhibition Feb. 16 through March 17. This is the first year the competition will be hosted on the MUW campus.

 

Riverboat disaster to be topic of Table Talk

Posted 2/11/2011 in Entertainment

The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library continues its Table Talk series Wednesday with a presentation by local historian and Dispatch columnist Rufus Ward.

 

 

Brockmeier to speak at MSU Visiting Writers Series

Posted 2/11/2011 in Entertainment

Critically acclaimed, award-winning fiction writer Kevin Brockmeier visits Mississippi State University Feb. 24 for the English department's Robert Holland Visiting Writers Series.

 

 

Songwriters invited to Delta round

Posted 2/11/2011 in Entertainment

The Delta Songwriter Showcase and WONA 95.1 FM radio will present a songwriters' round Saturday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Gin Mill Galleries, adjacent to the B.B. King Museum in Indianola.

 

 

Everything Garden Expo returns to Starkville in March

Posted 2/11/2011 in Entertainment

Winter may still be here, but spring will be ushered in early this year at a garden event at Mississippi State University.

 

 

Southern gardening: Potting mix can make the plant

Posted 2/11/2011 in Entertainment

Shopping at the local garden center for potting mix for container plants can be confusing. A

 

 

Entertainment calendar 2-13-11

Posted 2/11/2011 in Entertainment

Upcoming entertainment events in the Golden Triangle.

 

Tuscaloosa Amphitheater marks new era in entertainment

Posted 2/11/2011 in Entertainment

The largest outdoor theater in West Alabama will markedly increase entertainment options for Miss.-Ala. music fans.

From 'Billie Jean' to blues: Columbus Market Street Festival sets lineup

Posted 2/11/2011 in Entertainment

Even as snow fell on the Golden Triangle, plans were well underway for the 16th annual Market Street Festival May 6-7.

Laugh it up: Columbus to host Chicago's famed Second City

Posted 2/11/2011 in Entertainment

Shades of Saturday Night Live. Comic spirits will be flying high Tuesday, March 1, when Chicago's legendary improv and sketch comedy theater, The Second City, comes to Columbus' Trotter Convention Center.

 

Adele Elliott: Comfort me with cocoa

Posted 2/11/2011 in Columns

Tomorrow may be the holiday that inspires more angst than all the others combined. Love can seem elusive, meant for other people.

 

 

David Creel: Turn up the heat for spring

Posted 2/11/2011 in Columns

I sat on a the light blue Formica of my childhood home's bathroom counter more than a few times in awe of my mama.

 

 

Rob Hardy: Soap, Science, & Flat-Screen TVs

Posted 2/11/2011 in Columns

I think the first time I heard of liquid crystals, they were used for a silly purpose, within the Mood Rings which were a fad 30 years ago. The "gem" held by the ring changed color; the color-change was based on the temperature of the finger, and of course that had nothing to do with the wearer's mood.

 

Sweet to eat: Ways to say, 'Be Mine, Valentine'

Posted 2/9/2011 in Food

There's just something about Valentine's Day. From the first little sack "mail box" we decorated and taped to our elementary school desks for classmates to drop their Valentines in, we were hooked. Now, all grown up, we still love to be remembered -- and to remember those we care about.

 

Rufus Ward: Pushmataha

Posted 2/5/2011 in Columns

It was a glorious sun filled day with beautiful flowers covering a wide plain. Among the few trees was a giant centuries old Red Oak that overshadowed an immense area. For ages the great oak had defied all storms. However, though it had survived many centuries unscathed, it still had not accomplished the purpose for which the Great Spirit had planted it.

 

 

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