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Living Color exhibit opens in West Point today

Posted 11/11/2018 in Community

A new exhibit of artwork by Cathy Simpson Pilkinton of Columbus opens with a free reception today from 2-3 p.m. at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts, 235 Commerce St., in downtown West Point. Pilkinton will give a gallery talk at 2:30 p.m.

 

Week of events at MSU will honor America's veterans

Posted 11/11/2018 in Community

As part of national Veterans and Military Families Month, Mississippi State University will host several events to honor America's veterans.

 

Foundation gift helps MSU autism clinic expand

Posted 11/10/2018 in Community

Mississippi State University is receiving support from the Ridgeland-based Gertrude C. Ford Foundation for autism and developmental disabilities research and treatment services.

 

Choose Kindness: An anti-bullying message gives children tools to meet challenges

Posted 11/3/2018 in Community

In a 1961 episode of "The Andy Griffith Show," young Opie is being targeted daily by a school bully, shaken down for nickel milk money with threats of a knuckle sandwich.

Pulitzer finalist will keynote MUWAA's second BLUE event Friday

Posted 11/3/2018 in Community

Author, nationally syndicated cartoonist and two-time Pulitzer finalist Marshall Ramsey will keynote the second BLUE event for Mississippi University for Women alumni and students Friday, Nov. 9 in the Pope Dining Room from 5-7:30 p.m.

 

School news: Local students recognized in scholarship competition

Posted 11/3/2018 in Community

 

 

Moving potted plants inside? Watch for fire ants

Posted 11/3/2018 in Community

Gardeners are often dismayed to find fire ants nesting in potted plants they want to move indoors for the winter.

 

Downtown Columbus Christmas Open House set for Nov. 2-4

Posted 10/27/2018 in Community

Door prizes, promotions and holiday merchandise will be showcased during the Downtown Christmas Open House in Columbus Friday through Sunday, Nov. 2-4.

Friday's Handworks Bazaar to benefit Habitat for Humanity project

Posted 10/27/2018 in Community

A soon-to-be-constructed Habitat for Humanity home will benefit from a Nov. 2 Christmas Handworks Bazaar held by Starkville's First United Methodist Church at 200 W. Lampkin St.

 

School news: ACS Honors

Posted 10/27/2018 in Community

 

Loving Emma Rose: On the path to full potential

Posted 10/20/2018 in Community

A child's trip down a schoolyard slide doesn't rank as a milestone for every parent, but for mom Melissa Rushing, it was a "Mount Everest" moment. On Oct. 8, her daughter, 5 1/2-year-old Emma Rose, independently went down a slide, after four years of coaxing.

4-H'ers receive congressional awards in Jackson

Posted 10/20/2018 in Community

Two Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H members in Lowndes County were recognized during the annual Mississippi Congressional Award Ceremony Oct. 14 in Jackson.

EMCC awarded grant to help at-risk women stay in school

Posted 10/20/2018 in Community

East Mississippi Community College has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the Women's Foundation of Mississippi to launch the P2P, or Plan2Postpone, campaign to educate students about methods to avoid unplanned pregnancies and to provide resources to expectant mothers and those with children.

 

School news: Cain in honor society

Posted 10/20/2018 in Community

 

 

School news: CHS Honors

Posted 10/20/2018 in Community

 

You're not alone: Cancer support groups want to make a difference

Posted 10/13/2018 in Community

Marie Mason is a veteran of the wars. Not the kind that require tactical gear and camo, but combat just the same. "This is my second time around with breast cancer. I'm a metastatic breast cancer survivor," the 67-year-old from Starkville said on a Thursday afternoon in October.

 

Veterans Day parade set in Starkville for Nov. 10

Posted 10/13/2018 in Community

"Honoring Our Veterans" is the theme of a Veterans Day parade set to take place in Starkville Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.

 

 

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