While most are aware that CONTACT Helpline provides a 24/7 telephone crisis intervention line, they may not know the nonprofit organization checks in daily by phone with hundreds of senior and shut-in Reassurance clients who live alone.
Typical Tuesdays find school-age children everywhere dressing for the day, downing breakfast and heading out to bus stops and carpools. Tuesdays in Columbus, however, offer "schooling" for parents and mentors, too.
We've seen them, the scruffy-faced gents who seem to have lost their razors lately. One week into the 11th month of the year, their bristly stubble is beginning to show.
Long tables set up at Columbus' First Baptist Church Wednesday evening were loaded with notebooks, pom poms, hair clips, toothbrushes, small stuffed animals, crayons and combs.
The Junior Auxiliary of Starkville is establishing a $25,000 endowed fund to support Mississippi State's T. K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability.
It's a late Monday afternoon, and Mark Coblentz is hungry. Sporting his lucky cap, the seventh-grader moves between refrigerator and kitchen cabinet with the sliding glide preteens tend to perfect.
When Junior Auxiliary of Columbus decided to select someone in the community as its Stand Beside Her Week honoree, the chapter did not have to look far for a worthy recipient.
Six Mississippi students will have $1,000 in help with college expenses after receiving a newly minted scholarship.
The Bernard Romans DAR chapter in Columbus is reaching out to descendants of World War I Lowndes County soldiers whose names appear on two plaques previously displayed at Magnolia Bowl in Columbus.
As part of the 2015 National NeighborWoods® Month observation, Mississippi State is establishing a Campus Tree Trail to help showcase its vast campus landscaping efforts.
The Amicae Auxiliary of Columbus, of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, is asking the Lowndes community to assist with a drive to gather head scarves and wigs for cancer survivors.
Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures graduate students at Mississippi State University are working to fix real-world problems.
4. Community Calendar for the week of February 19, 2017 ENTERTAINMENT