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186th Tabernacle camp meeting hosts community events

Posted 7/19/2014 in Community

The Tabernacle Camp Meeting marks its 186th anniversary July 26 through Aug. 3 with a week of worship, fellowship and play just east of Columbus.

 

Military brief: Wright graduates

Posted 7/19/2014 in Community

 

 

Wedding costs at all-time high

Posted 7/19/2014 in Entertainment

 

 

School days ahead: Keep lunchboxes clean

Posted 7/19/2014 in Community

Many children get sick when the school year starts up, and germs may be lurking in an unexpected place: the lunchbox.

 

New head named for MSU department

Posted 7/19/2014 in Community

A biochemist with 37 years of experience has been named head of Mississippi State University's Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology.

 

Out and About for the week of July 20, 2014

Posted 7/19/2014 in Entertainment

The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest. Be aware that some venues add facility/convenience charges to ticket prices.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of July 20, 2014

Posted 7/19/2014 in Entertainment

 

 

Adele Elliott: History and myth

Posted 7/19/2014 in Columns

I am a product of public education, which means, well, not much I fear. My generation was taught to learn by rote, possibly the most boring and least effective method of instruction ever used. Like most students of my era, I remember very little.

 

Lovin' the Blues: Read on for 10 fresh ways to use blueberries

Posted 7/16/2014 in Food

There are muffins, of course. And pancakes. And the obligatory fruit salad. But then what? After all the usual suspects, how do you handle a seasonal abundance of blueberries?

 

Market Fresh: Summer creamed corn and corn pudding -- yum

Posted 7/16/2014 in Food

Please excuse me if I've said this before, but I seem to have replaced my obsession with buying shoes with an obsession for buying corn.

 

Rethinking a healthy breakfast: a meal in a muffin

Posted 7/16/2014 in Food

When fall rolls around and it's back to school and work, wouldn't you love to start your day with something tastier and more substantial than that all-too-typical bowl of cold cereal?

 

Local foods becoming big business

Posted 7/16/2014 in Food

Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore.

 

Hey, you do-it-yourselfers: Columbus now has a community garden

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

Invasive nutgrass can't hide from Sarah Sanders. Kneeling beside a wood-framed garden plot Tuesday, she eradicated stray intruders bold enough to show their green faces in a bed of peppers. "Look how easy that came up. I grew up in the Delta, and you can't pull a weed up there -- you've got to dig it out!" she beamed.

 

Adele Elliott: Urban renewal

Posted 7/12/2014 in Columns

According to Robert Frost, "Good fences make good neighbors." To that I might add -- only sometimes and with some neighbors.

 

Boys and Girls Club gets a dose of JA's Fit and Fabulous Forever

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

The Junior Auxiliary of Columbus presented its Fit and Fabulous Forever project at the Boys and Girls Club in Columbus July 8.

 

Local Landscapes: Mid-summer tomato blues

Posted 7/12/2014 in Columns

Growing your own food, especially tomatoes, is a very rewarding experience. It does not come without the usual headaches, however. Producing a perfect red tomato is not as easy as many people think.

 

Starkville's Forks & Corks to welcome MasterChef winner

Posted 7/12/2014 in Entertainment

Fox Network's MasterChef 2010 Season One winner Whitney Miller will add an extra dimension to the Starkville Area Arts Council's Forks & Corks fundraiser July 25-26.

 

Sustainable landscapes workshop set for Aug. 1

Posted 7/12/2014 in Entertainment

Mississippi State University experts will share the latest tips and best practices for creating healthy, beautiful and low-maintenance landscapes at an Aug. 1 short course.

 

 

Out and About for the week of July 13, 2014

Posted 7/12/2014 in Entertainment

The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest. Be aware that some venues add facility/convenience charges to ticket prices.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of July 13, 2014

Posted 7/12/2014 in Entertainment

 

 

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