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Battle of the Bulge vets seek scholarship donations, honor comrades

Posted 11/13/2016 in Community

For a second year, the Mississippi Chapter 33 of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge are raising funds to provide scholarships to other veterans' descendants.

 

The W offers 50 online self-paced classes for professional development

Posted 11/13/2016 in Community

Teaching with Pizzazz, College and Career Readiness for Math and Active Classroom s are among the 50 online non-credit courses being offered through the Professional Learning Academy at Mississippi University for Women.

 

 

Fundraiser underway for Last House on the Block

Posted 11/13/2016 in Community

The fourth annual fundraiser for The Last House on the Block will be held Wednesday, Nov. 16 at the Last House facility in Columbus.

 

Lacy honored by JA for contributions to women's health

Posted 11/13/2016 in Community

Junior Auxiliary of Columbus annually participates with Girl Scouts of America in celebrating National Stand Beside Her Week.

Campaign trail: This Columbus collector is hooked on political memorabilia

Posted 11/5/2016 in Community

Call him a political junkie, if you will, but Sidney Runnels of Columbus is hooked on campaign collectibles -- those promotional buttons, ribbons, posters, mugs, golf balls, ties and Billy Beer that document, in their own way, the development of the United States as a democracy.

Lowndes County 4-H members show at State Fair

Posted 11/5/2016 in Community

Lowndes County 4-H was well represented at the 2016 Mississippi State Fair held in Jackson on Oct. 6-15 said Extension Agent Reid Nevins.

JA of Columbus welcomes new provisional class

Posted 11/5/2016 in Community

Junior Auxiliary of Columbus welcomes its incoming provisional class for the 2016-2017 year.

Rich named ACS Hero of Hope

Posted 11/5/2016 in Community

The American Cancer Society's Mid-South Division recently named Caleb Rich of Starkville a Hero of Hope.

Romanian W student recalls impact of Operation Christmas Child

Posted 10/29/2016 in Community

Lorena Surducan remembers a soft toy lamb she became attached to as a child of 5 or 6 growing up in Brasov, Romania, in the Carpathian Mountains.

A Craigslist find 'dolls' up a Starkville home for Halloween

Posted 10/29/2016 in Community

Brien Henry couldn't believe his luck when he came across an unusual offering on Craigslist.

Honors Forum to explore health disparities Thursday

Posted 10/29/2016 in Community

On Thursday, Nov. 3, Mississippi University for Women's Gordy Honors College Forum Series will feature Dr. Connie Baird-Thomas, who will speak about health disparities in Mississippi and across the United States.

 

School news: Columbus High School Honor Roll

Posted 10/29/2016 in Community

 

 

The W to host a week of safety activities

Posted 10/22/2016 in Community

Providing demonstrations, classes and other activities, an Oct. 24-28 Campus Safety Week at Mississippi University for Women will emphasize topics ranging from fire safety and personal defense to active shooter responses and prevention of domestic violence.

 

MUW symposium to convene top researchers in heart disease

Posted 10/22/2016 in Community

A February symposium at Mississippi University for Women will bring together nationally and internationally known research scientists to focus on heart disease in underserved communities.

Kirkin' o' the Tartan service to honor Presbytery heritage

Posted 10/22/2016 in Community

A Kirkin' o' the Tartan worship service Sunday, Oct. 30 at First Presbyterian Church in Columbus will honor Scottish roots of early Presbyterianism.

'Townies' and backyard chickens: a feathered fascination

Posted 10/22/2016 in Community

What do "Animal Planet," a runaway rooster and chicken-loving friends have in common?

Mississippi dinosaurs: A rare find - and local program - shed light on dinosaurs that roamed nearby

Posted 10/15/2016 in Community

In a summer dominated by dueling candidates, Pokemon Go and headlines from abroad, news that a paleontologist who grew up in Columbus found the first-ever evidence of a horned dinosaur in Mississippi may have been overshadowed.

First Baptist Church to dedicate new organ project, host concert

Posted 10/15/2016 in Community

The dedication of a new organ project at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 will enhance the music ministry of First Baptist Church in Columbus.

 

'Dinner and a Mystery' Oct. 28 at MSU to support Save the Children Federation

Posted 10/15/2016 in Community

"Dinner and a Mystery" is the title of a special Mississippi State event taking place Oct. 28 to support the Save the Children's Syrian refugee fund.

 

Photos: Festive Fall

Posted 10/8/2016 in Community

For a much-anticipated window of time each fall, Dwight and Jean Colson's farm in Caledonia sprouts a thriving crop of the young and young-at-heart.

 

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