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Dunlap becomes first artist-in-residence at MSU

Posted 2/23/2013 in Community

After a career spanning more than three decades as an artist, arts commentator and educator, Mississippi native William "Bill" Dunlap now will help set the bar for students as Mississippi State's first artist-in-residence.

JA Ball tickets go on sale to patrons Feb. 19

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

Patron tickets to the Junior Auxiliary of Columbus 2013 Charity Ball will be available Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 4-7 p.m. at the Junior Auxiliary Hut at 1000 Park Circle, next to Lee Park.

MUW welcomes civil rights legend to Columbus

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

The Gordy Honors College will welcome special guest Fred Gray to the Mississippi University for Women campus and Columbus on Thursday, Feb. 21. Gray will speak as part of the Forum Speakers Series.

 

Training event set to help eradicate poverty in Oktibbeha County

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

A community-wide one-day Bridges Out of Poverty training event set for Feb. 22 will shed light on the realities of poverty and ways citizens in impoverished communities can be helped.

 

 

Wanna be a vet? Veterinary camp applications open to youth

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine invites youths with interests in animals and veterinary medicine to apply for a summer camp.

 

 

Holmes Diversity Center events shed light on human trafficking

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

The Holmes Cultural Diversity Center on the Mississippi State University campus will present a series of events Feb. 25-March 7 to heighten awareness of the issue of modern day slavery.

 

 

Area nominees sought for outstanding women's awards

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

The Mississippi State University President's Commission on the Status of Women is asking the Golden Triangle community to nominate individuals for the Outstanding Women Awards.

 

Did you know? The Lee Home's museum holds a wealth of history, just waiting to be explored

Posted 2/9/2013 in Community

This Valentine's Day, sumptuous chocolates in heart-shaped boxes and scented bouquets will be in abundance. But the historic Stephen D. Lee Home in Columbus will receive a Valentine of a different kind, one far more valuable and long-lasting.

Main Street Columbus donates records to Columbus library

Posted 2/9/2013 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library has accepted nine boxes of historic materials and records from Main Street Columbus Inc.

 

Cotton District Arts Festival issues call for juried art contest

Posted 2/9/2013 in Community

Preparations for the 2013 Cotton District Arts Festival set for April 20 are underway. Festival organizers have issued a call to all artists age 18 and above for submissions to the Juried Art Competition, a feature of the annual festival which organizers say drew more than 42,000 attendees last year.

 

 

Calling all artists for Market Street Festival Juried Arts contest

Posted 2/2/2013 in Community

Columbus' Market Street Festival May 3-4 may be three months away, but entries for the event's Juried Arts Competition are already being accepted by the Columbus Arts Council. All artists 18 and older are invited to submit works in three categories: painting/drawing; 3D art, including fiber arts; and photography.

 

 

MUW to host free community health fair

Posted 2/2/2013 in Community

The Department of Health and Kinesiology at Mississippi University for Women and the City of Columbus have partnered to present a free community health fair Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Pohl Gymnasium.

 

 

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