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Do unto others: A giving spirit is alive and well in rural Oktibbeha County

Posted 8/1/2015 in Community

The neatly-lettered sign out front was inconspicuous; the facility was less than grand -- but even before mounting the steps to the small, beige tin-sided space, indications were that something special was going on inside.

Lowndes 4H'ers compete at state and national competitions

Posted 8/1/2015 in Community

Lowndes County 4H members competed in the 2015 4H Mississippi State Shooting Sports Invitational in Meridian at the Lauderdale public safety training range July 17-18.

The Battle is over, and results are in

Posted 8/1/2015 in Community

Local tomato growers recently put their all into producing the biggest fruit they could coax from Mother Earth.

 

MAC awards grant to Columbus Arts Council

Posted 8/1/2015 in Community

The Columbus Arts Council (CAC) has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).

 

Columbus teen ranks in Top 10 at state competition

Posted 8/1/2015 in Community

Evelyn Claire "Evie" McIntyre of Columbus earned Top Ten honors as she represented Lowndes County July 25 in the 2015-2016 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi competition in Meridian.

 

Military brief: Pugh graduates

Posted 8/1/2015 in Community

 

 

UW of Lowndes County, FamilyWize announce savings on medications

Posted 8/1/2015 in Community

United Way of Lowndes County and FamilyWize Community Service Partnership, an organization focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities, announced that local residents saved $261,827 on prescription costs during the past year ending May 31 as a result of the partnership between the two organizations.

 

La La: A character in Needmore

Posted 7/25/2015 in Community

Charles "La La" Evans has never met a stranger in his 82 years of life.

Clay County 'landscapes of memory' unfold in new book

Posted 7/25/2015 in Community

Clay County's "landscapes of memory" are revealed to new generations in a book to be released Aug. 3.

Starkville's Cunetto honored with MAAE award

Posted 7/25/2015 in Community

The Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education honored Stephen Cunetto of Starkville July 14 with its 2015 Thad Cochran Distinguished Arts Educator Award for theater.

 

Military brief: Ward graduates

Posted 7/25/2015 in Community

 

 

Military brief: Clemons graduates

Posted 7/25/2015 in Community

 

 

Military brief: Wright graduates

Posted 7/25/2015 in Community

 

 

Military brief: Richardson graduates

Posted 7/25/2015 in Community

 

 

Make budget, list for school shopping

Posted 7/25/2015 in Community

Back-to-school supplies can often include expensive items that can blow the family budget, but a little preparation can help keep the cost down.

 

A historic cabin, once 'hidden,' is back in the family

Posted 7/18/2015 in Community

Not so very long ago, the walls of an 1843 log cabin stood weathering toward obscurity in Chicot County, Arkansas.

Floral instructor DelPrince moves to specialist spot

Posted 7/18/2015 in Community

A long-time Mississippi State University floral professor is now teaching the Mississippi public about floral design.

Planting milkweed: Gardeners urged to create monarch habitat

Posted 7/18/2015 in Community

One of the most widely recognized butterflies in North America, the monarch, is disappearing fast.

Be prepared: A vacation first-aid travel kit can save the day

Posted 7/18/2015 in Community

Travel emergencies can happen at any time, but planning ahead with well-stocked first-aid kits can help take the sting out of road disasters.

 

SAAC receives MAC grant in support of the arts

Posted 7/18/2015 in Community

The Starkville Area Arts Council (SAAC) has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).

 

 

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