Encourager, inspiring, joyful, dedicated, kind. These are all words used by friends and fellow educators to describe the late Martha Claire Kennedy Fitzner.
The MUW Alumni Association (MUWAA) recently recognized four distinguished individuals for contributions to their respective professions and Mississippi University for Women.
Some things are more fun times two. Katherine and Ryan Munson expect to prove it when they team up at Columbus' Market Street Festival as vendors May 7.
When the Winston County Friends of the Library recently learned their application for a grant to purchase large-print books had not been approved, members were disappointed -- but not for long.
A significant choral event in the Golden Triangle is set for Saturday, April 30 in Columbus.
A longtime faculty member and former head of the Mississippi State College of Architecture, Art and Design's art department is receiving international recognition.
Amber Robertson has helped raise funds for the American Cancer Society for six years as a Relay for Life volunteer. The certified family nurse practitioner never foresaw, however, that she would become a patient herself. No one does.
Tomato growers, it's time. Time to see who out there can produce the biggest tomato in Lowndes County.
Three highly regarded California chamber musicians will be featured April 21 in Mississippi State's final Lyceum Series performance of the 2015-16 school year.
Mississippi State University is hosting its fifth annual legal issues conference April 27-29 on the Starkville campus.
Details of Mississippi University for Women's Hazard Mitigation Plan update will be provided at a public hearing scheduled for Wednesday, May 4 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Claudia A. Limbert Assembly Room in Cochran Hall.
An additional Mississippi Hills grant round with $50,000 available will be conducted between May 1 and June 30 for education grants only.
Samson Edmond is trying to track down the origins of his church.
Lowndes County's Relay for Life event in Columbus hopes to fill the Columbus Soccer Complex with an "army of purple" on Saturday, April 30. From 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., cancer survivors, caregivers and the wider community will celebrate what has been overcome, remember those lost to the disease and honor people who have fought or are fighting cancer.
For the first time, Columbus Middle School and Columbus High School come together to mount a theatrical production for the community. More than 40 young people in sixth through 11th grades will present Elton John's and Tim Rice's "Aida: School Edition" Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Middle School auditorium.
2. Good times roll for Market Street music ENTERTAINMENT
5. W music students present An Evening of Classics ENTERTAINMENT