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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.

 

Auxiliary seeks donations of wigs, scarves for cancer patients

Posted 10/8/2016 in Community

The Amicae Auxiliary of Columbus of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. is asking the Lowndes community to assist with a drive to gather head scarves and wigs for cancer patients.

 

 

Arbor Day Foundation offers free trees with new memberships

Posted 10/8/2016 in Community

The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up fall by offering 10 free autumn classics trees or five free crape myrtle when for those who join the organization in October.

 

 

The W garners national recognition for community service

Posted 10/8/2016 in Community

Mississippi University for Women has been recognized on the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

 

 

College of Veterinary Medicine receives $7.2 million for scholarships

Posted 10/8/2016 in Community

A $7.2 million gift from the Charles E. and Viola G. Bardsley Estate will endow a scholarship program for Mississippi State University veterinary students.

 

Dreamwork: Everyone dreams, but have you ever wondered what those dreams might mean?

Posted 10/1/2016 in Community

Dreams. They are a universal experience. Stories, images and scenarios our minds create as we sleep. For centuries, cultures have pondered their meaning, these emotional and sensory occurrences that have even been credited for critical inventions or discoveries.

New plaque at Trotter helps say, 'Thanks, Gill, for the music'

Posted 10/1/2016 in Community

When Gill Harris picked up a trumpet and joined the seventh-grade band, he could not know he would one day be tutored by some of the most illustrious names of the Big Band era.

 

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