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Lee Class of '64 makes donation to local history department

Posted 8/9/2014 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library Local History Department recently received a monetary donation from the Stephen D. Lee High School Class of 1964 Reunion Committee. The class held its 50th anniversary reunion April 4-5 in Columbus.

 

W announces fall luncheons

Posted 8/9/2014 in Community

 

 

Macon to welcome community historian

Posted 8/9/2014 in Community

Genealogist and writer Sharon Leslie Morgan will visit Macon to present her book "Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade" (Beacon Press, 2012).

 

When life gets messy...a Journey to Freedom may have the answers

Posted 8/3/2014 in Community

It wasn't so long ago that Linda Warnat saw a flyer at the Frank P. Phillips Y in downtown Columbus for a class called Journey to Freedom: Your Start to a Lifetime of Hope, Health and Happiness. Warnat isn't quite sure why, but she was compelled to sign up for the eight-week experience.

Youngsters can add their 'two cents' to Mother Goose Endowment

Posted 8/3/2014 in Community

The Mother Goose Endowment for Literacy and Advancement at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will soon benefit from the generosity of the community's youngest citizens.

 

SAAC is recipient of MAC grant for arts funding

Posted 8/3/2014 in Community

The Starkville Area Arts Council (SAAC) has been awarded an $18,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).

 

What's the last photo on your phone?

Posted 7/26/2014 in Community

In the 21st Century every moment can be captured. That can be good or bad, depending on how you look at it. The advent of the camera phone has created endless possibilities, with minimal bulk, to document our lives. What's the last photo on your phone?

 

Digital dangers lurk as school begins again

Posted 7/26/2014 in Community

As students head back to the classroom, parents should remain aware of their children's online behavior -- whether for school assignments or socializing.

 

 

Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescues

Posted 7/26/2014 in Community

 

Trending now -- Area grands put their personal spin on summer camp

Posted 7/19/2014 in Community

Bess Swedenburg's Camp Mayhew has been convening for more than 20 years, proving that the latest Grandma Camp craze is not all that new. This summer, four Lowndes County grandmas created personalized camps for their visiting grandchildren.

186th Tabernacle camp meeting hosts community events

Posted 7/19/2014 in Community

The Tabernacle Camp Meeting marks its 186th anniversary July 26 through Aug. 3 with a week of worship, fellowship and play just east of Columbus.

 

Military brief: Wright graduates

Posted 7/19/2014 in Community

 

 

School days ahead: Keep lunchboxes clean

Posted 7/19/2014 in Community

Many children get sick when the school year starts up, and germs may be lurking in an unexpected place: the lunchbox.

 

New head named for MSU department

Posted 7/19/2014 in Community

A biochemist with 37 years of experience has been named head of Mississippi State University's Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology.

Hey, you do-it-yourselfers: Columbus now has a community garden

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

Invasive nutgrass can't hide from Sarah Sanders. Kneeling beside a wood-framed garden plot Tuesday, she eradicated stray intruders bold enough to show their green faces in a bed of peppers. "Look how easy that came up. I grew up in the Delta, and you can't pull a weed up there -- you've got to dig it out!" she beamed.

Boys and Girls Club gets a dose of JA's Fit and Fabulous Forever

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

The Junior Auxiliary of Columbus presented its Fit and Fabulous Forever project at the Boys and Girls Club in Columbus July 8.

 

Listen up: July is national cell phone courtesy month

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

It's one of the greatest inventions of our time, but as the cell phone has developed into the smartphone, it's also one of the greatest distractions, too.

 

 

Safe-sweat exercise workshop is Saturday

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

Exercise is important, but knowing how to handle summer's heat while working out could be a life saver.

 

 

Columbus receives National Main Street accreditation

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

Columbus is among Mississippi cities designated as having accredited National Main Street Programs, the National Main Street Center and Mississippi Main Street Association announced Wednesday.

 

Operation Christmas Child hosts 'Christmas in July'

Posted 7/12/2014 in Community

Operation Christmas Child Regional Manager Shelli Wisard of Atlanta will be in Columbus Saturday, July 19 to share experiences she had on a recent trip to distribute OCC shoeboxes in the Philippines.

 

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