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Awareness is hope: Alzheimer's awareness month prompts a sharing of insights

Posted 11/18/2017 in Community

Deborah Guist remembers how the family used to lovingly tease her mother about having "a memory like an elephant." That was before a form of dementia robbed Betty Lott of many of the faces and relationships that made up her past and present.

Kids have Palmer Home greenhouses decked in red

Posted 11/18/2017 in Community

Palmer Home for Children's 11 greenhouses on the Columbus campus are adorned in festive red, each filled with hundreds of poinsettias grown for the Christmas season.

Main Street Columbus: Shop small, save big on Small Business Saturday

Posted 11/18/2017 in Community

Main Street Columbus encourages all to join them in supporting Small Business Saturday in downtown Columbus Nov. 25.

A feist named Rocky inspires couple to support four-legged friends

Posted 11/18/2017 in Community

When future generations of family pets benefit from the care of Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and its alumni, they can thank a short-haired feist named Rocky.

People are good ... or how to start a grassroots peace movement

Posted 11/12/2017 in Community

What if we all believed that people are good -- what might the world be like?

Southern voices: Campbell, Walker in concert Thursday

Posted 11/12/2017 in Community

Two of the South's most respected musical storytellers join forces Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on the Columbus Arts Council's Omnova Theater stage at the Rosenzweig Arts Center. Nashville-based Kate Campbell teams with Delta Music Institute director Tricia Walker for an evening of "music for the soul."

Honors Forum welcomes Srinivasan

Posted 11/12/2017 in Community

On Thursday, Nov. 16, the Forum Series hosted by the Gordy Honors College at Mississippi University for Women will feature Seetha Srinivasan, director emeritus of the University Press of Mississippi.

'Juxtapose' exhibition to feature varied work of student artists

Posted 11/12/2017 in Community

"Juxtapose," an exhibition showcasing the artwork of five graduating art majors, will be featured at the Mississippi University for Women Galleries through Nov. 22.

 

Website addresses Mississippi's food access issue

Posted 11/12/2017 in Community

The Mississippi Food Insecurity Project recently launched a new website that can shed light on the factors that lead to food insecurity in Mississippi.

 

Art finds a way: Using a lesson from the old masters, a resourceful serviceman captures moving images

Posted 11/4/2017 in Community

Jerry Franks savors the quiet that surrounds his log cabin in the New Hope community. He shares it with Nancy, his wife of almost 37 years. He's partial to sitting out front, looking toward the pond, watching magnolia trees adapt to the seasons. Life hasn't always been this peaceful.

Military veterans to be focus of week's events at MSU

Posted 11/4/2017 in Community

Five Mississippi State programs this month will honor the service and sacrifice of former and current members of the U.S. military.

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honor Roll

Posted 11/4/2017 in Community

 

 

School news: Annunciation Catholic School Honor Roll

Posted 11/4/2017 in Community

 

 

School news: ICC scholarships

Posted 11/4/2017 in Community

 

Yes, you can be a VIP: United Way and CMSD need you, as Volunteer Impact Partners

Posted 10/28/2017 in Community

Keith Worshaim used to patrol the streets of Columbus as a lieutenant in the city's police department.

Community honors veteran of three wars with 'emotional day'

Posted 10/28/2017 in Community

Robert Starr, 92, thought he was just going outdoors for family photos while all the "kids" were in town for a visit Oct. 20.

Starkville Pilot Club expands on Music Trail, plans celebration

Posted 10/28/2017 in Community

Playground versions of three new drums and a set of chimes will be introduced with a 2 p.m. ribbon cutting Sunday, Nov. 5 at J. L. King Sr. Memorial Park at 400 N. Long St. in Starkville.

MUW art students prepare for Art in Autumn auction

Posted 10/28/2017 in Community

The Art in Autumn Auction, a tradition of the Mississippi University for Women Department of Art and Design, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4.

 

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