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Music can be a major key to therapeutic healing

Posted 1/7/2017 in Community

Music plays a significant role in nearly everyone's life, but for some people it represents much more than an invitation to dance or a soundtrack for the morning commute.

 

 

Grant extends foundation's support of METP to 10 Years, $42 million

Posted 1/7/2017 in Community

A new commitment of $28 million from the Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation marks a total investment of $42.1 million over 10 years into the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program.

 

 

Make healthy homes a priority this New Year

Posted 1/7/2017 in Community

When the new year rolls around, people often resolve to focus on personal fitness goals, but it is a great time to make sure homes are healthy as well.

 

Life in tune: A new kidney, a new year in harmony for a local pastor

Posted 12/31/2016 in Community

Pastor Jerry Potter's eyes take on a grateful gleam as he talks about events of the past six weeks.

Real Food group mounts effort to bring eco-documentary to Triangle

Posted 12/31/2016 in Community

Seeds -- often taken for granted, yet vital to the very existence of humankind. Many feel these gifts of nature are in grave danger, a subject explored in a new documentary, "Seed: The Untold Story."

MSU history professor receives prestigious Humboldt fellowship

Posted 12/31/2016 in Community

Mississippi State University Associate Professor of History Alexandra "Alix" Hui will spend three summers in Germany after receiving a Humbodt Research Fellowship for Experienced Scholars, one of the most prestigious academic awards in Germany.

 

School news: EMCC Fall Graduation List

Posted 12/31/2016 in Community

 

African American Studies program celebrates 10 years at MSU

Posted 12/31/2016 in Community

The African American Studies program is celebrating a decade of service and pride at Mississippi State University.

Photos: Faces of Christmas

Posted 12/24/2016 in Community

Christmastime -- it is songs and celebrations, worshipful praise and contemplation.

Holiday happies arrives on doorsteps of Contact's Reassurance clients

Posted 12/24/2016 in Community

Elves have been bustling lately to deliver Christmas cheer to more than 350 Contact Helpline Reassurance Program clients.

The little Christmas tree

Posted 12/24/2016 in Community

Recently, on a return trip to Columbus from Tuscaloosa, my wife Jane and I were driving through Reform.

Christmas comes a few days early for humane society

Posted 12/24/2016 in Community

Santa dropped by a little early to the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society (CLHS) this year. On Dec. 19, a donation of $4,250 was made by 4 Paws for a Cause to the shelter on Airline Road.

'Banner Days' reminds, inspires patrons of MSU Libraries

Posted 12/24/2016 in Community

Mississippi State University Libraries has launched "A Banner Day" program at Mitchell Memorial Library.

 

Turn holiday gatherings into a family-history research project

Posted 12/24/2016 in Community

The holidays represent the perfect opportunity for anyone who's been thinking of taking a deep dive into their family history.

 

A measure of comfort: Quilters Guild gifts to sheriff's office bring comfort in stressful times

Posted 12/17/2016 in Community

A quilt may not seem to wield much power, but officers with the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office have seen quilts impact emotional situations in a positive way.

A grand gala is set to honor Mother Goose

Posted 12/17/2016 in Community

A climactic event capping off The Year of the Goose is set for Saturday, Jan. 7 at Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus.

Marszalek presents Civil War research to New York audiences

Posted 12/17/2016 in Community

A nationally recognized Mississippi State historian joined two other prominent colleagues Tuesday as featured speakers for the New York Historical Society.

 

School news: Christian Hebron School Honor Roll

Posted 12/17/2016 in Community

 

 

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