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Gordy Honors Forum to focus on campaign issues, dialogue

Posted 8/27/2016 in Community

Mississippi University for Women's fall Gordy Honors College Forum Series will focus on fostering constructive civic dialogue about national issues during this contentious election season.

 

New Mississippi K-12 education magazine debuts

Posted 8/27/2016 in Community

Online and print versions of a new publication covering Mississippi's public schools now are available statewide. "School Focus" recently was created to highlight accomplishments of teachers and students and will be published each fall and spring for educators, government officials and others working to advance K-12 education.

 

Prairie Arts Festival to showcase fine arts competition

Posted 8/27/2016 in Community

West Point's annual Prairie Arts Festival Fine Arts Competition traditionally attracts some of the South's many talented artists. The 2016 event Sept. 3 will be no exception, organizers say. More than 25 applications have already been accepted, and additional entries are expected, according to Kathy Dyess of the West Point-Clay County Arts Festival which sponsors the Fine Arts competition.

'To the university I love most:' MSU receives Neely Tucker papers

Posted 8/27/2016 in Community

If Neely Tucker had to describe himself in five words or less, "Mississippi" and "Mississippi State" would be among them.

 

Columbus Rotary's 'Shots Felt Around the World' set for Saturday

Posted 8/20/2016 in Community

The Columbus Rotary Club will hold its second annual "Shots Felt Around the World" shooting competition Saturday, Aug. 27 at Prairie Wildlife in Clay County.

 

Celebrate Mother Goose at Friday's picnic

Posted 8/20/2016 in Community

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Edwina Williams' role as Mother Goose with the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.

Feeling stuck? Christian Women's Job Corps offers empowerment

Posted 8/20/2016 in Community

Six years ago, Brenda Anderson was holding down a steady job, waking early to breakfast before joining the stream of humanity that works hard for what it has, loves family, abides by the rules and trusts that life will be gentle in return.

Templeton now leads MSU Small Business Development Center

Posted 8/20/2016 in Community

Charles H. "Chip" Templeton Jr. is the new director of the Small Business Development Center at Mississippi State.

 

Biting is common, but painful problem for kids

Posted 8/20/2016 in Community

Toddlers who like to bite are a common source of concern for parents, but moms and dads can help their children manage this behavior.

 

Cowbell canvas: A door prize leads to an enterprise celebrating spirit and special memories

Posted 8/13/2016 in Community

Vicki Burnett will tell you -- it all really began with bunco.

Rare find by MSU archaeological researchers gets international attention

Posted 8/13/2016 in Community

The account of a Mississippi State team's discovery of a very-out-of-place freshwater mussel shell currently is being featured in a specialized scientific journal.

 

Military brief: Fuller graduates

Posted 8/13/2016 in Community

 

Back to school: One family preserves a piece of America's one-room school history

Posted 8/6/2016 in Community

School bells silenced by the hot summer of 2016 stirred to life again this past week.

Noted artist to honor grandson with 'Art for EB'

Posted 8/6/2016 in Community

Like other third-graders at Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary School in Starkville, Gabe Valentine has been anticipating the first day of school.

And the Lowndes Tomato Battle winner is ...

Posted 8/6/2016 in Community

Weigh-ins are done and results for the third annual Lowndes County Tomato Battle are in.

 

Clear bag policy to be implemented for MSU football

Posted 8/6/2016 in Community

In an effort to enhance fan safety, Mississippi State will implement a new clear bag policy for the 2016 football season at Davis Wade Stadium.

 

 

Safety paramount for Pokemon Go players on campuses

Posted 8/6/2016 in Community

As the mobile game Pokemon Go continues to grow in popularity, Mississippi State University students, employees and visitors are encouraged to use caution when playing the game on and off campus.

 

Full circle: Artist, radio host renews an early passion for interpreting the faces around him

Posted 7/30/2016 in Community

As an artistic soul, J.L. Summers has come full circle. After years of putting his talent to use as a professional sign painter and calligrapher, he has returned to an early passion for capturing people on paper.

CHS students win their way to San Diego

Posted 7/30/2016 in Community

Three teenage girls from Columbus on an adventure of "firsts" were among passengers on a jet departing the Birmingham airport July 3.

 

Local archives seeks school yearbooks

Posted 7/30/2016 in Community

The Billups-Garth Archives at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library is asking for help from the community in filling existing gaps of yearbooks or annuals from area schools.

 

 

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