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School News: Heritage Academy Honor Roll

Posted 3/16/2013 in Community

 

Creatures great and small: Cedarhill still offers sanctuary to big (and little) cats in need of a home

Posted 3/9/2013 in Community

"Well, hello, it's about time you woke up, girl!" Michelle Cranford calls in a sing-song greeting to Cinderella, a female Bengal tiger lazily waking from a morning bask in the sun. Like the other 10 tigers, six lions, three bobcats, two cougars, two wolves, six horses, seven pot belly pigs, four exotic birds and almost 200 domestic cats who call Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary in Caledonia home, Cinderella has come to understand she is safe and cared for, so she is not startled.

Columbus resident publishes book of poetry and equations

Posted 3/9/2013 in Community

William Furr believes in his work. The Columbus resident often spends his days, and many nights, writing. The most recent result is his fifth self-published book, "Mathematical Proof of Divine Creation and He Leads Me -- I Follow."

And the Magnolia Film Fest awards go to ...

Posted 3/9/2013 in Community

The 16th annual Magnolia Film Festival held in Starkville Feb. 21-23 at Hollywood Premier Cinema drew fans of independent films to see 15 entries ranging from comedies to documentaries.

 

Military brief: Jefferson graduates

Posted 3/9/2013 in Community

 

Ragtime jazz festival proves the music never gets old

Posted 3/2/2013 in Community

Stephen Cunetto is right at home in the handsomely-appointed Templeton Museum on the fourth floor of Mississippi State's Mitchell Memorial Library. Surrounded by rare, vintage talking machines, music boxes, gramophones and graphophones, he moves easily from instrument to instrument, telling a little about each. Cunetto oversees the Charles H. Templeton Sr. Music Museum, one of the finest collections of its kind in the country.

School groups urged to register for Vet School open house

Posted 3/2/2013 in Community

Registration for the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine's annual open house is under way. School groups are invited to attend the open house on Friday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Wise Center in Starkville.

 

MSF Juried Arts Competition offers cash awards

Posted 3/2/2013 in Community

A $500 cash prize awaits the artist who wins Best in Show at the Market Street Festival Juried Arts Competition this spring, but the deadline for entering is fast approaching.

 

Wood and wings: A retired engineer 'rounded off the corners' and found the beauty inside stumps of Tupelo gum

Posted 2/23/2013 in Community

Bruce Hufford is a bird watcher. Not the intrepid hiker type, with binoculars and bird book in hand, but an everyday observer of the remarkable winged creatures that share the planet.

 

Military brief: Jones graduates

Posted 2/23/2013 in Community

 

West Point filmmaker premieres new short film

Posted 2/23/2013 in Community

Michael Williams' latest independent film started out as a modest project. But, in keeping with its super hero theme, the characters and story soon grew beyond expectations.

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.

 

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