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School news: James listed in Who's Who

Posted 12/22/2012 in Community

 

 

School news: Summerville graduates

Posted 12/22/2012 in Community

Larry Summerville Jr. of Columbus graduated from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Dec. 15, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in metallurgical engineering.

 

 

Plenty for young ones to do locally, say MUW educators

Posted 12/22/2012 in Community

While younger family members are out of school for the holidays, the magic of the season may quickly wear off and parents can expect to hear an old complaint: "I'm bored."

 

Achiever: Rodriguez graduates

Posted 12/22/2012 in Community

Firefighter Marco A. Rodriguez of the Starkville Fire Department graduated Dec. 13 from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter course held at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.

 

School news: Teachers of the year

Posted 12/22/2012 in Community

 

 

Even Santa Claus has embraced technology

Posted 12/22/2012 in Community

Many children are on the move this Christmas season as they go over the river and through the woods to distant relatives' houses. Travel can be very distressing for little ones who worry Santa might not be able to find them on Christmas morning.

 

 

Huguonot Society records donated to library reveal local names

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

The founding record book for the Mississippi Branch of the Huguenot Society Founders of Manakin, Va., established in Columbus, was recently donated to the Local History Department at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.

 

MUW hosts first-ever December commencement ceremony

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Robin Robinson, a member of the state Board of Trustees, Institutions of Higher Learning, shared the VIP Principle of success with approximately 100 graduates Dec. 7 at Mississippi University for Women's first-ever December commencement ceremony.

 

Family recipes make unique, treasured gifts

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Most holiday get-togethers involve tables heavily laden with favorite family recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Recently, a friend asked me to help her put together a family cookbook as a gift. Creating a personalized cookbook can be a great gift idea for your family, but creating one can be an ordeal.

 

 

MUW offers spring life enrichment courses

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Mississippi University for Women's Center for Creative Learning will offer more than 40 non-credit courses as part of its community Life Enrichment Program for adults who share a love of learning and/or teaching.

 

Military notes: Feelings graduates

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Bernard Feelings Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Military notes: Deavens graduates

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Air Force Airman Jasmine C. Deavens graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

 

School news: Butler graduates

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Meagan R. Butler recently graduated from the University of West Alabama in Livingston, Ala., where she earned a master's degree in counseling psychology.

School news: Griffin graduates

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Chrishuna Harris Griffin, formerly of West Point, recently graduated from Nova Southeastern University, where she earned a doctorate of education degree.

The Good life: New Homestead Center gets back to basics, with a modern twist

Posted 12/8/2012 in Community

Even two generations ago, most Mississippians knew how to grow a garden, sew, and fix things around the home and farm. Somewhere along the way, though, society bought into a fast-food, gadget-cluttered world that gradually eroded much of that independent self-sufficiency.

Kiwanis Club donates records to Columbus library

Posted 12/8/2012 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library announces the donation of the Kiwanis Club of Columbus materials to the Local History Department.

MSU floral design expert pens textbook

Posted 12/8/2012 in Community

Plants can increase a person's productivity, and a Mississippi State University floral design expert is smiling about his new textbook on using plants in interior spaces.

Perseverance pays off for single mom seeking education

Posted 12/8/2012 in Community

The decision to go back to school is only half the battle.

 

Candlelighting service open to families who have lost children

Posted 12/1/2012 in Community

The Compassionate Friends of the Golden Triangle invite families who have lost a child or grandchild to an area-wide candlelighting service of remembrance Sunday, Dec. 9, at West Point's First Presbyterian Church.

 

Donations needed for puppy transport

Posted 12/1/2012 in Community

This month, some kids have visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, and others dream of finding a new furry, four-legged family member under the tree.

 

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