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KitchenWise: cheesy baked grits a deeply satisfying staple

Posted 2/15/2017 in Food

A kind of carbo-licious porridge made from dried and coarsely ground corn, grits are to Southern cuisine what potatoes are to Northern cuisine -- a deeply satisfying staple.

Girls in gis: Martial arts power women to confidence -- and one all the way to Australia

Posted 2/12/2017 in Community

By day, she's a mild-mannered teller at a credit union in Starkville. Courteous, neat, efficient. Nothing to hint at the chokeholds, locks or disabling blows she could deliver to take a bigger, stronger adversary to the ground.

Honors College adds a twist to Shakespeare this Valentine's Day

Posted 2/12/2017 in Entertainment

In celebration of Shakespeare Week at Mississippi State University, the Shackouls Honors College presents "Love-in-Idleness or A Midsummer Night's Subplot" Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Griffis Hall on the MSU campus.

DAR donation made to Lowndes County history

Posted 2/12/2017 in Community

In 1936, members of the Bernard Romans DAR chapter in Columbus were voting to donate 25 cents per member for "the Ellis Island project."

 

Out There for the week of February 12, 2017

Posted 2/12/2017 in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of February 12, 2017

Posted 2/12/2017 in Entertainment

 

 

Today's Sunday at the Bluff: female pioneers in geology

Posted 2/12/2017 in Entertainment

A Sunday at the Bluff program at Plymouth Bluff Center today at 2 p.m. features Renee Clary on "Pioneering Women in the HIS-tory of Geology: More Than Sellers of Seashells by the Seashore."

 

 

Ensemble to 'reflect and rejoice' with Black History Month concert

Posted 2/12/2017 in Entertainment

In celebration of Black History Month, Mississippi State's 48-member Men of State ensemble will present a "Reflect and Rejoice" program Monday at Starkville's First Baptist Church.

 

Southern Gardening: Nandina offers foliage color through winter

Posted 2/12/2017 in Columns

Except for a couple of cold nights, there's no doubt that I've been enjoying the mild winter we're having this year.

 

Being Beautiful: The scent lingers

Posted 2/12/2017 in Columns

The aroma of spearmint chewing gum just opened, fresh from the wrapper, takes me all the way back.

 

Lowndes County Master Gardener's training starts soon

Posted 2/12/2017 in Community

Like gardening? Want to share your skills with your community or family?

Pretty in pink ... and other ways to say I love you

Posted 2/8/2017 in Food

Pink -- the color of romance and charm, affection and tenderness.

Cooking on deadline: Filet mignon with pistou, green salad

Posted 2/8/2017 in Food

Wow, does this dish look classy, right? But look at the ingredient list -- not too long.

Spicy pork chops -- a touch of Creole

Posted 2/8/2017 in Food

With Mardi Gras fast approaching, I thought it might be fun to salute New Orleans' cuisine by finding a new use for the city's unique and far-famed Creole spice mix.

Amped-up beef stroganoff is ideal dish for Valentine's Day

Posted 2/8/2017 in Food

Primed to romance your certain someone on Valentine's Day? Nothing says "I love you" more persuasively than a home-cooked meal.

Woods to workshop: A Columbus man's pastime results in antler art

Posted 2/4/2017 in Community

As the last day of January became history, all deer hunters in Mississippi's Hill Zone -- which includes the Golden Triangle -- hung up the camo.

Harris keeps them coming: Big Band returns to Triangle

Posted 2/4/2017 in Entertainment

Classic Big Band, Latin rhythms, jitterbug, waltz, even some rock. That's what Gill Harris and the Big Band Theory have in store for an 8 p.m. concert and dance Friday, Feb. 10 at Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus.

Tuesday book launch heralds Smith's latest novel

Posted 2/4/2017 in Entertainment

A book launch Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Rosenzweig Arts Center celebrates the release of "Desperation Road," a new novel by Michael Farris Smith of Columbus.

'Art in Space' gala orbits the arts with February gala

Posted 2/4/2017 in Entertainment

The Columbus Arts Council's 33rd annual gala launches Friday, Feb. 17 with the theme "Art in Space."

Lee Foundation's Valentine gala will be rich with desserts and flowers

Posted 2/4/2017 in Community

The Stephen D. Lee Foundation once again will offer and elegant and festive way to celebrate Valentine's Day.

 

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