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Area nominations sought for Women of Distinction

Posted 2/20/2016 in Community

Nominations are being accepted for the inaugural Women of Distinction luncheon honoring women from the Golden Triangle area and benefitting Girl Scouts Heart of the South.

 

 

Columbus couple has artwork in current exhibitions

Posted 2/20/2016 in Community

Thomas Nawrocki and his wife, Susan Nawrocki, of Columbus currently have a variety of their art pieces accepted in national art competitions.

 

 

Campus Recreation wants to know 'How Do You Rec?'

Posted 2/20/2016 in Community

Mississippi University for Women's Office of Campus Recreation wants to know "How Do You Rec?" as part of its National Recreation Day Mon., Feb. 22.

 

 

4-County Foundation donates to local organizations

Posted 2/20/2016 in Community

The 4-County Foundation met recently and made awards to several area organizations.

 

Youth to youth: 4-H members send positive message to youth in local Detention Center

Posted 2/15/2016 in Community

Today is Valentine's Day. Sweethearts are showing each other how much they care. Teens have composed love tweets and given each other gigantic stuffed animals. Children have tucked "Star Wars" and "Frozen" Valentines in classmates' desks and gorged on suckers, candy hearts and cupcakes. This celebration of Cupid isn't so happy for everyone, though.

JA Charity Ball ticket sales to open Thursday

Posted 2/13/2016 in Community

Junior Auxiliary of Columbus will open the sale of tickets for the 66th annual Charity Ball on Thursday, Feb. 18 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Junior Auxiliary Hut at 1000 Park Circle.

'Year of the Goose' to celebrate a 30th anniversary for 'Mother Goose'

Posted 2/13/2016 in Community

This year will mark the 30th anniversary of Edwina Williams' embodiment of the beloved character Mother Goose with the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.

 

Military brief: Lark graduates

Posted 2/13/2016 in Community

 

Inclusion Sundays: How one church is stepping up for families of children with special needs

Posted 2/6/2016 in Community

A house of worship is typically a place of respite. For parents of children with special needs, however, a Sunday at church is often another day of work and worry.

Palmer Home presents fourth annual Southern Soiree

Posted 2/6/2016 in Community

Palmer Home invites the Golden Triangle community to the fourth annual Southern Soiree at The Stables in Starkville Saturday, Feb. 13 for an evening of fine cuisine, live music and a silent auction benefitting the ministries of Palmer Home for Children.

Whitehead, Warner honored for excellence

Posted 2/6/2016 in Community

Mississippi University for Women professor Dr. Kim Whitehead and student Brianna Warner were recognized at the Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) Feb. 2.

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honor Roll

Posted 2/6/2016 in Community

 

Thursday fundraiser to benefit S.D. Lee Foundation and home

Posted 2/6/2016 in Community

The Stephen D. Lee Foundation will celebrate Valentine's Day early this year.

Meet Nao: Researchers at MSU explore ways a pint-sized robot might help children

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

A unique research assistant on the Mississippi State University campus is helping with studies that could potentially rewrite rules when it comes to counteracting bullying and possibly solving crimes involving children.

'Art in Wonderland': a bit of magic to benefit the arts

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

When young Alice had her first adventures in Wonderland in 1865, she didn't know her exploits would inspire a fundraiser for the arts a century and a half later.

 

Southern Literary Trail to headquarter in Golden Triangle

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

The Southern Literary Trail, the nation's first and only tri-state literary trail, has found a new home at Mississippi State University.

 

 

Ready to plant? Lowndes County Arbor Day tree giveaway set

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

On Thursday, Feb. 11 the Lowndes County Soil and Water Conservation District will give away trees in observance of Arbor Day, which is officially Feb. 12 for Mississippi.

 

 

School news: Caledonia Elementary honor roll - Principal's List

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

 

 

School news: Caledonia Elementary honor roll - Superintendent's List

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

 

Parties with a purpose: Old denim changes lives a world away, one pair of feet at a time

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

Those who have never spent time in sub-Saharan Africa are unlikely to have encountered jiggers. For barefoot children in rural areas there, however, the parasitic sand fleas are all too painfully common.

 

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