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Kirkpatrick named Faculty Member of the Year

Posted 5/17/2014 in Community

Mary Jo Kirkpatrick, chair of Mississippi University for Women's associate of science in nursing program, was named Faculty Member of the Year in commencement ceremonies the weekend of May 9-10.

Henry to soon study in Russia

Posted 5/17/2014 in Community

A Mississippi School for Math and Science teacher will travel to Russia this summer after winning a Fulbright-Hays fellowship.

Two by Two: Mother's Day doubles up on joy in this family filled with twins

Posted 5/13/2014 in Community

In Annie Cockrell's family, things tend to come in pairs -- children, in particular.

West Point gears up for second annual Art Walk

Posted 5/10/2014 in Community

Downtown West Point will be all about art Saturday, May 17. Fifty fine artists and craftspeople are slated to display and sell their work during the second annual Downtown Art Walk from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

School news: Dr. Young recognized

Posted 5/10/2014 in Community

 

 

School news: Knox, Woods receive scholarships

Posted 5/10/2014 in Community

 

 

Friends of Columbus Library to hold members' book pre-sale

Posted 5/10/2014 in Community

Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library (FOL) will hold a Members Only pre-sale book sale Saturday, May 17, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., in advance of its June book sale on June 12 and 14. The pre-sale is a member appreciation event, as well as an effort to encourage new memberships and renewals.

 

What makes a young band keep at it? Hartle Road might have some answers

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

Max Hartleroad tries to step his long, lanky legs into what appears to be a cast-off space suit for a photo shoot. The legs prove too lanky; the silvery suit is abandoned. Which doesn't deter Max and the other guys in the band Hartle Road from nosing around for other random inspiration that can push the photo outside the proverbial box.

Calling all Caledonia alumni for 81st annual banquet

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

In an express-lane society driven by changing trends, constants come to mean more as years pass. In Caledonia, few things are more constant than the annual Caledonia High School Alumni Banquet.

Girlchoir celebrates 10 year milestone with concert

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

The last word -- "small" -- takes three different notes, 26 seconds and discreet breathing. That's the challenge the Columbus Girlchoir will meet May 9 when it sings the world premiere of "Miracles" by Memphis composer J.D. Frizzell.

Habitat's Women Build looking for volunteers

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

Even as Columbus-Lowndes Habitat for Humanity made final plans for National Women Build Week May 3-11, tornadic weather in Lowndes County was orchestrating a revision. Each spring, the nonprofit Habitat agency and Lowe's invite women to volunteer to work on a Habitat home for a local family. This year, the format will be just a bit different.

Area photographer's photo among Smithsonian finalists

Posted 5/3/2014 in Community

Shaoshin Candy Feng of Starkville is a traveler, one who journals her explorations with a Nikon 40D camera. England, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Ireland, Scotland and the Czech Republic are a few of the destinations recorded in her passport.

 

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