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Company's coming: Pilgrimage homes prepare to roll out the welcome -- and the tour's newest homeowners are adding a bit of a twist

Posted yesterday in Community

"We've still got nine days left to get ready," said Kathy Novotny, addressing the bolstering remark Tuesday to two important lieutenants in the corps of volunteers so essential to homeowners about to invite thousands of visitors to cross their thresholds.

Senior project focuses on reading, boosts school library

Posted yesterday in Community

Seniors in the Heritage Academy Class of 2017 will leave a Literacy Legacy to benefit not only future classes but also youngsters in the community at large.

Women's History Month: The W to recognize Swain's contributions

Posted yesterday in Community

Mississippi University for Women's Fant Memorial Library and the Department of History, Political Science, and Geography (HPG) will celebrate Women's History Month by honoring the lifelong work of Dr. Martha Swain, a renowned southern women's historian.

 

W's annual community health fair is Wednesday

Posted yesterday in Community

The Department of Health and Kinesiology at Mississippi University for Women will host its annual community health fair Wednesday, March 29.

 

Cultural exchange: One Columbus resident found dollmaking offers glimpse into Japan's culture

Posted 3/18/2017 in Community

On Wednesday, in Washington, D.C., the National Cherry Blossom Festival began.

Gordy Forum series to feature work on Helen Keller

Posted 3/18/2017 in Community

On Thursday, March 23, as part of Mississippi University for Women's Homecoming celebration, the Forum Series hosted by the Gordy Honors College will feature poet Jeanie Thompson.

Area student places in state Youth of the Year contest

Posted 3/18/2017 in Community

Jadyn Bowen, a member of the Boys & Girls Club of the Golden Triangle, recently garnered second winner up as Youth of the Year in the club's state competition.

Act of love: Shave your head before prom? If the reason is good enough ...

Posted 3/11/2017 in Community

Odds of a 17-year-old girl voluntarily shaving her head five days before her senior prom are slim to none, more none than slim.

JA of Columbus announces 2017 Charity Ball court

Posted 3/11/2017 in Community

Junior Auxiliary of Columbus has announced the members of its 67th annual Charity Ball court to be presented April 1 at Trotter Convention Center.

 

Registration open for MUW Culinary Camp for Kids

Posted 3/11/2017 in Community

The Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus has announced dates for its summer Culinary Camp for Kids.

 

 

School news: Ferguson is Cambridge Scholar

Posted 3/11/2017 in Community

 

Pits and pigs: An animal rescue looks to make a move, launches campaign

Posted 3/4/2017 in Community

Dalton stood up on his hind legs, the tip of his wet nose happily pressed through the welded wire mesh of his dog kennel at Shaw Pit Bull Rescue, the better to greet visitors.

MSU: 'Starkchella' set for March 30

Posted 3/4/2017 in Community

"Starkchella" is the title of a special Mississippi State event taking place March 30 to help raise awareness of healthy personal relationships and the prevention of sexual assault.

Small change adds up to 4-County Foundation donations

Posted 3/4/2017 in Community

Fourteen area organizations were beneficiaries of contributions from the 4-County Electric Power Association Foundation Feb. 20.

High notes: Dr. B and Columbus High are singing a new tune, expanding a choral culture

Posted 2/26/2017 in Community

"Chin up. Ears in line with your shoulders," Doug Browning says, corralling the attention of teenagers getting settled in bright yellow and blue plastic chairs Wednesday in Columbus High School's choir room.

 

Women of Distinction will honor Golden Triangle area women

Posted 2/26/2017 in Community

Save the date for the second annual Women of Distinction luncheon honoring women from the Golden Triangle area and benefitting Girl Scouts Heart of the South.

 

McCoy, Yray recognized at HEADWAE program in Jackson

Posted 2/26/2017 in Community

Dr. Tammie McCoy, chair of Mississippi University for Women's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, and Gabriella Yray, a recent W graduate, were recognized at the Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) Feb. 21 in Jackson.

 

MSU marks 139th year with campus party Tuesday

Posted 2/26/2017 in Community

Mississippi State University will celebrate the 139th anniversary of its creation with a Tuesday [Feb. 28] birthday party given by the university's alumni association.

 

 

Military brief: Orr graduates

Posted 2/26/2017 in Community

 

 

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