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A sacred space: Time-worn graves on a remote ridge remind of Indian heritage and church roots

Posted 5/11/2013 in Community

Sunlight performed a dappled dance through new growth overhead, as a gentle wind sent tall grasses brushing against tombstones that have stood vigil for almost two centuries. The peace was palpable on this rural ridge in Oktibbeha County.

Fan drive: Small acts become big blessings

Posted 5/11/2013 in Community

When a Mississippi summer hits its stride, those unable to cool their homes suffer miserably. The results can be life-threatening.

Organic gardens? One-stroke art? Self defense? LEP offers it all

Posted 5/11/2013 in Community

Learning a new skill, an innovative exercise, or a better way to tackle almost anything from scrapbooking to eBay is at the community's fingertips. Those subjects, plus many others, are among course offerings in the Mississippi University for Women Life Enrichment Program's upcoming summer terms.

Gardens, getaways and hunting trips headline CAC gala

Posted 5/4/2013 in Community

Organizers of the annual Columbus Arts Council gala may have outdone themselves this time around.

Four-year-olds receive early music training, thanks to sorority

Posted 5/4/2013 in Community

To the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, sounds emanating from 13 pre-K students at Coleman Head Start recently were music to the ears. Since February, 13, the children have been learning to not only love music, but how to play the violin and recorder.

MSMS students to present Emancipation Day program

Posted 5/4/2013 in Community

On Wednesday, May 8, students from across Mississippi will turn an historically African-American cemetery in Columbus into a dramatic setting for a musical lesson in local history.

 

Four conservation camps offer summer experiences

Posted 5/4/2013 in Community

 

Vintage gets a makeover: Everything old is new again for first-time Market Street Festival jewelry vendors

Posted 4/27/2013 in Community

Mike and Becky Childs are into recycling. But we're not simply talking plastic bottles or aluminum cans here. The New Hope community couple rescue well-used vintage china and silver plate flatware from obscurity and transform it into jewelry.

 

Military brief: Edwards graduates

Posted 4/27/2013 in Community

 

 

Military brief: Avant graduates

Posted 4/27/2013 in Community

 

 

Military brief: Andrews graduates

Posted 4/27/2013 in Community

 

 

School news: Immanuel Christian School Honor Roll

Posted 4/27/2013 in Community

 

 

School news: West Lowndes Honor Roll

Posted 4/27/2013 in Community

 

Stitches and Stories: Quilters interpret titles by Columbus' most famous writer

Posted 4/20/2013 in Community

"What's in a name?" Shakespeare once posed. But it is a writer of a much later era whose plays, screenplays and short story names inspired a quilting challenge within the Possum Town Quilters guild. For the quilters, the name was everything.

What's new in young people's literature? Table Talk knows

Posted 4/20/2013 in Community

From Maurice Sendak's classic, "In the Night Kitchen," through the Harry Potter series, and all kinds of titles in between, children and teen literature has become a hot topic.

 

Parents for Public Schools to offer first training course in area

Posted 4/20/2013 in Community

Parents for Public Schools, a national organization founded and headquartered in Jackson, is offering a Parent Engagement Program (PEP) this fall at Plymouth Bluff Center in Columbus for 30 parents and community leaders from the Golden Triangle and Northeast Mississippi area.

 

 

Library celebrates 150th anniversary of the American Civil War

Posted 4/20/2013 in Community

 

 

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