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Meet Nao: Researchers at MSU explore ways a pint-sized robot might help children

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

A unique research assistant on the Mississippi State University campus is helping with studies that could potentially rewrite rules when it comes to counteracting bullying and possibly solving crimes involving children.

'Art in Wonderland': a bit of magic to benefit the arts

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

When young Alice had her first adventures in Wonderland in 1865, she didn't know her exploits would inspire a fundraiser for the arts a century and a half later.

 

Southern Literary Trail to headquarter in Golden Triangle

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

The Southern Literary Trail, the nation's first and only tri-state literary trail, has found a new home at Mississippi State University.

 

 

Ready to plant? Lowndes County Arbor Day tree giveaway set

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

On Thursday, Feb. 11 the Lowndes County Soil and Water Conservation District will give away trees in observance of Arbor Day, which is officially Feb. 12 for Mississippi.

 

 

School news: Caledonia Elementary honor roll - Principal's List

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

 

 

School news: Caledonia Elementary honor roll - Superintendent's List

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

 

Parties with a purpose: Old denim changes lives a world away, one pair of feet at a time

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

Those who have never spent time in sub-Saharan Africa are unlikely to have encountered jiggers. For barefoot children in rural areas there, however, the parasitic sand fleas are all too painfully common.

 

School news: Williams honored

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

 

 

School news: Logeston on Dean's List

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

 

Pickering to share story of domestic abuse and found happiness

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

It is hard to imagine an individual as accomplished as Christy Pickering, CPA, was once the victim of domestic abuse.

 

Mississippi Hills Grant deadline approaching

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

The application period for the Mississippi Hills Community Grant Program is coming to an end on Feb. 1.

 

Signs of yesteryear: Take a stroll down memory lane with a couple of history hunters

Posted 1/16/2016 in Community

Freddie Fields' historic 1841 home in Columbus boasts a line of period decor inside, but not in the way one might necessarily expect.

A Columbus DAR chapter celebrates four generations

Posted 1/16/2016 in Community

The Shuk-ho-ta Tom-a-ha Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has a 107-year history with a remarkable record of achievements, including its current chapter membership ranging from age 20 to the mid-90s.

Mission Mississippi leader is speaker for MLK Unity Breakfast

Posted 1/16/2016 in Community

The president of an interdenominational movement promoting racial reconciliation throughout the state will be keynote speaker for Mississippi State's 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast.

 

Military brief: Le graduates

Posted 1/16/2016 in Community

 

 

Registration for spring pre-college piano lessons opens

Posted 1/16/2016 in Community

For the fifth consecutive year, Mississippi State's music department is offering non-credit piano lessons to students in the Golden Triangle community.

 

'A beautiful language': A mother's story inspires an opportunity to broaden the conversation

Posted 1/9/2016 in Community

Merrill Rosamond's perception of communication underwent a sea change in 1974. That's the year her eldest daughter was born in Florida. Any hearing impairment wasn't immediately apparent, but as time passed, telltale signs surfaced. Medical evaluations confirmed it. The sweet baby had been born deaf.

Boys & Girls Club Sports Talk Charity Fundraiser to feature Coach Ben Howland

Posted 1/9/2016 in Community

Area youth involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Golden Triangle will get an opportunity to hear from one of their own -- Coach Ben Howland, Mississippi State University's head men's basketball coach.

Volunteer Columbus marks MLK Day of Service with coat drive

Posted 1/9/2016 in Community

In observance of the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Jan. 18, the United Way's Volunteer Columbus is asking for donations of new and gently-used coats for children and adults this week.

 

Military brief: McCrary graduates

Posted 1/9/2016 in Community

 

 

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