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It's National Volunteer Month, and some volunteers just keep 'loving and giving'

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

Jail is last place anyone meeting Dottie Porter for the first time might expect to find the engaging 80-year-old. Nonetheless, Porter has a standing date at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center every Thursday morning.

 

Starkville Pilot Club plans to make a 'splash' Thursday

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

Pilot Club of Starkville hopes the community will turn out to make waves from 5-8 p.m. Thursday when the club hosts a celebrity wait night and silent auction at Starkville's Sweet Peppers Deli. Funds raised will be used to enhance the J.L. King Memorial Park splash pad.

 

'MOVE' to feature work of graduating W seniors

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

A reception for Mississippi University for Women's Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition "MOVE" will be held Friday, April 20 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the MUW Galleries, in Summer Hall.

 

'Rosie the Riveter' is looking for women of WWII

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

The American Rosie the Riveter Association is preparing to celebrate its 20th anniversary in New Orleans June 1-3. The organization of women who worked to support the war effort during World War II is seeking out other women who worked on the home front.

 

 

School news: Annunciation Catholic School Honors

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

 

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honors

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

 

 

School news: William Carey scholars

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

 

Charity Ball royalty -- making a difference

Posted 4/7/2018 in Community

Community service and pageantry were center stage at the 68th annual Junior Auxiliary of Columbus Charity Ball Saturday.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church to celebrate 175th anniversary April 15

Posted 4/7/2018 in Community

In April 1843, when only a few dirt roads and small farms dotted the east Lowndes County countryside, a group of 20 met and formed what would become Mount Zion Baptist Church in the New Hope community.

Columbus library system will celebrate National Library Week

Posted 4/7/2018 in Community

National Library Week April 8-14 is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April.

 

Tractor Supply kicks off semi-annual 4-H fundraiser Wednesday

Posted 4/7/2018 in Community

Tractor Supply Co., the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the country, is hosting its ninth year of Paper Clover, a fundraising campaign that provides millions of dollars in scholarships for 4-H youth in partnership with National 4-H Council.

 

Advice for green, healthy lawns all season long

Posted 4/7/2018 in Community

A healthy lawn is the best defense against lawn diseases and other problems.

Tales from the Crypt: Spirits from the past return for a visit during Columbus Spring Pilgrimage

Posted 3/31/2018 in Community

Wind swirls through Friendship Cemetery on a cool March afternoon, carrying with it fragments of the past.

 

A few spaces left for The W's Culinary Camp for Kids

Posted 3/31/2018 in Community

Mississippi University for Women's Culinary Camp for Kids has a few openings remaining for seventh- through 12th-graders to attend the June 25-29 session of camp, according to Cheryl Brown of the university's Culinary Arts Institute.

 

PetSmart Charities funds free animal shelter training at MSU

Posted 3/31/2018 in Community

Mississippi State is opening registration for its first animal shelter education conference.

 

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