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Still time to enter Starkville JA Chilifest

Posted 10/13/2012 in Community

Junior Auxiliary of Starkville invites cooks to enter their best chili in the first annual Chilifest in downtown Starkville Oct. 19.

 

A Canadian in Columbus shares an Inuit tradition

Posted 10/13/2012 in Community

Ross Whitwam can't resist a pile of rubble. With stones, bits of brick and chunks of concrete, the Mississippi University for Women biology professor proves that one man's debris is another man's medium.

 

Beating breast cancer? There's an app for that!

Posted 10/6/2012 in Community

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and if the men in the National Football League can wear pink, surely the rest of us can use technology to prevent, diagnose and beat breast cancer. Research shows that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and early detection is important.

 

 

Basketball tournament to raise money for breast cancer

Posted 10/6/2012 in Community

The Young Black Leadership Association in conjunction with Campus Recreation at Mississippi University for Women will host Ballin' for the Cure, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament to benefit breast cancer research.

 

 

Symposium offers 'escape to the garden'

Posted 10/6/2012 in Community

Landscape and garden enthusiasts can get help planning for next spring from nationally acclaimed designers at a Mississippi State University landscape design event.

 

 

MTA to offer theater workshop Oct. 5-6

Posted 10/2/2012 in Community

The Mississippi Theatre Association (MTA) will sponsor a one and a half day workshop and professional development opportunity for teachers, community theater leaders and volunteers on Oct. 5-6 in Columbus at Mississippi University for Women.

 

CAC's 'Collaboration' blends nature's gifts, canvas

Posted 9/29/2012 in Community

The natural world and the painted canvas meet when Ralph Null and Debbie Jenkins, both of Columbus, are featured artists in "Collaboration," the Columbus Arts Council's October gallery exhibit in the Rosenzweig Arts Center.

Discover your roots: Library offers genealogy workshops

Posted 9/29/2012 in Community

In honor of Family History Month this October, the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library invites the public to "Discover Your Roots."

'The Audition Tapes': A friend remembers Black Prairie blues legend Big Joe Williams with original recordings

Posted 9/22/2012 in Community

"There's a funny story about that ... " Blewett Thomas said more than once during a recent afternoon of reminiscing about his old friend, Big Joe Williams. There would be. Stories, that is. Gleaned from 1975, when a younger Blewett drove from Columbus to Crawford to seek out one of the few living purveyors of old country and delta blues, to 1982, when Williams died.

 

Columbus Y to host health fair Wednesday

Posted 9/22/2012 in Community

The Downtown Branch of the Frank P. Phillips YMCA will host a community Health Fair Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at its facility at 602 Second Avenue N.

 

 

Local DAR chapters urge observance of Constitution Week

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

The words are familiar. "We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union ... "

 

Oktibbeha Heritage Museum to hold Scanning Day

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

In an effort to help citizens preserve historically significant documents and photos, the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum is partnering with Mississippi State University to hold a Scanning Day Thursday, Sept. 20, at the museum.

 

Library grant will bring 'Civil War 150' programs

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library has received a grant to host programs and speakers in 2013 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

 

 

Military notes: Yeates graduates

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

 

 

Military notes: Henderson graduates

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

 

 

Birth: Liam David Both

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

 

 

Birth: Emileigh Grace Bartley

Posted 9/15/2012 in Community

 

 

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