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'This place matters': A piece of history is getting a major makeover

Posted 9/15/2018 in Community

"Watch it here," cautioned Kathy Novotny, taking a sizable step up into the small wooden structure. Inside the dim exterior, beams thought to be more than 180 years old crossed the low ceiling typical in many buildings of the 1800s. Almost two centuries later, this one is undergoing extensive rehabilitation.

Texas fans of 'Last Chance U' meet at EMCC game

Posted 9/15/2018 in Community

Longview, Texas resident Randall Latch, his wife, Jaye, and the couple's daughter, Christine, drove six hours from their hometown to Scooba on Aug. 30 to watch the East Mississippi Community College football team take on Hinds Community College in the season opener at Sullivan-Windham Field.

 

Record-setting enrollment at MSU tops 22,000

Posted 9/15/2018 in Community

In its fifth consecutive year of historic growth, Mississippi State celebrates its 140-year anniversary by accelerating student enrollment well over the 22,000 mark, an attainment that's been a top priority for MSU President Mark E. Keenum.

 

 

School news: Bennett makes semifinals

Posted 9/15/2018 in Community

 

 

Home inventory is key in emergency preparedness

Posted 9/15/2018 in Community

In the face of Hurricane Florence's approach, North and South Carolinians cleared grocery shelves and stocked up on water. However the insurance industry says if you want to really prepare for the worst, you need to take stock of what's already in the home.

 

A joy and a service: This Scout project proves, 'If you build it ... '

Posted 9/8/2018 in Community

When high school junior Noel Fisher visited the Boys & Girls Club in Columbus and saw the vacant field next to it, he thought his search for an Eagle Scout Service Project might be over.

Still firm friends, after all these years

Posted 9/8/2018 in Community

Almost 13 years ago, on Feb. 6, 2006, Jason Nickles joined the staff of the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society and pretty much made it his "home away from home." One day later, Mama Dog showed up and made herself at home, too. The former stray and Nickles, who manages shelter operations, have been firm buddies ever since.

W professor awarded artist fellowship from MAC

Posted 9/8/2018 in Community

Valentin M. Bogdan, associate professor of music at Mississippi University for Women, has been awarded a $5,000 artist fellowship from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).

 

Ten things you might give up to be a happy parent

Posted 9/8/2018 in Community

You want to be a happy parent -- but your countless responsibilities make this goal challenging.

 

 

School news: Perry completes IMPACT

Posted 9/8/2018 in Community

 

Famous types: Timeless typewriters, from Hemingway to Hanks

Posted 9/1/2018 in Community

Sarah McCullough felt the impact as she helped carefully unpack them. Nine typewriters, all of great significance. Nine typewriters, mechanical memoirs, in their way, of literary giants and entertainment icons.

MSU to offer new graduate-level military engineering concentration

Posted 9/1/2018 in Community

Recognized as one of the top universities in the nation for military-connected students, Mississippi State University is adding to that reputation by launching a new concentration in military engineering for its master of engineering program.

 

School news: UA's CEP

Posted 9/1/2018 in Community

 

 

School news: Hinds Community College graduates

Posted 9/1/2018 in Community

 

A reminder for parents in the digital age

Posted 9/1/2018 in Community

Despite technology's growing presence in both the classroom and home, a new study found that an overwhelming 90 percent of educators and parents say reading 15 pages on paper a day can help improve language and memory.

Lost and found: Found objects meet vivid imagination in this friendly 'invasion'

Posted 8/25/2018 in Community

In the hands of a good science fiction writer, an invasion of robots will send shivers up the spine. Amy Ballard's army of robots, or bots, however, is no threat.

 

Apply now for first Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs Market

Posted 8/25/2018 in Community

Young people in the Golden Triangle with an entrepreneurial spirit are invited to showcase their handmade or homegrown talents and ideas at the Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs Market to be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 in Columbus.

 

 

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