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Loaves & Fishes heads 'Down on the River' for gala theme

Posted 5/14/2016 in Community

In a river town like Columbus, a gala themed "Down on the River" seems just the thing. The Loaves and Fishes Community Soup Kitchen will embrace the concept at their third annual Festival of Flavors fundraiser set for Friday, June 3 at Lion Hills Center and Golf Course.

 

Questions about mental health? Ask the doctors

Posted 5/14/2016 in Community

The questions can vary. "How do I help a family member addicted to alcohol or drugs?" "My child has behavioral problems in the classroom and at home. What are my options?" "How do I get help for someone suffering from depression who resists help?" Thursday offers an opportunity to seek answers.

 

Starkville High's 'Year of the Eagles' -- Scouts, that is

Posted 5/14/2016 in Community

With all due respect to the Yellow Jackets that are their high school's mascot, 2016 is the year of the Eagles in Starkville.

Ducks to dollars: A watery trek was the mother of invention for one entrepreneur

Posted 5/7/2016 in Community

Jerald Blakely Williams was up to his knees in cold, murky water a couple of years ago when he got the bright idea.

 

Artists asked to help celebrate 'Year of the Goose'

Posted 5/7/2016 in Community

In honor of Mother Goose's 30th year at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, the Friends of the Library has declared 2016 to be the "Year of the Goose" in tribute to Edwina Williams and her embodiment of the beloved character from children's literature.

 

MSU seeks to work with dog owners

Posted 5/7/2016 in Community

The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites dog owners to enroll their pets in a new study.

Local printmaker's work on display at Columbus library

Posted 5/7/2016 in Community

Columbus artist Thomas Nawrocki currently has several pieces of his artwork on display at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.

Almost there: Goal within reach for project to honor a teacher's legacy of excellence

Posted 4/30/2016 in Community

Encourager, inspiring, joyful, dedicated, kind. These are all words used by friends and fellow educators to describe the late Martha Claire Kennedy Fitzner.

MUWAA recognizes distinguished individuals for contributions

Posted 4/30/2016 in Community

The MUW Alumni Association (MUWAA) recently recognized four distinguished individuals for contributions to their respective professions and Mississippi University for Women.

 

School news: NSCS Membership

Posted 4/30/2016 in Community

 

Times two: Creative duo brings diverse talents to Market Street Festival

Posted 4/23/2016 in Community

Some things are more fun times two. Katherine and Ryan Munson expect to prove it when they team up at Columbus' Market Street Festival as vendors May 7.

Good neighbors: Columbus Friends of the Library helps out nearby county

Posted 4/23/2016 in Community

When the Winston County Friends of the Library recently learned their application for a grant to purchase large-print books had not been approved, members were disappointed -- but not for long.

'God & Country': Area mass choir to present choral event Saturday

Posted 4/23/2016 in Community

A significant choral event in the Golden Triangle is set for Saturday, April 30 in Columbus.

 

School news: Little wins Elks scholarship

Posted 4/23/2016 in Community

 

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honor Roll Third Nine Weeks

Posted 4/23/2016 in Community

 

International exhibit features painting by MSU's Funderburk

Posted 4/23/2016 in Community

A longtime faculty member and former head of the Mississippi State College of Architecture, Art and Design's art department is receiving international recognition.

Sharing the fight: Daughter and mom unite against cancer and rally for Relay

Posted 4/17/2016 in Community

Amber Robertson has helped raise funds for the American Cancer Society for six years as a Relay for Life volunteer. The certified family nurse practitioner never foresaw, however, that she would become a patient herself. No one does.

 

Growers, prepare for battle -- the Lowndes Tomato Battle

Posted 4/17/2016 in Community

Tomato growers, it's time. Time to see who out there can produce the biggest tomato in Lowndes County.

 

Delphi Trio to close current MSU Lyceum performance season

Posted 4/17/2016 in Community

Three highly regarded California chamber musicians will be featured April 21 in Mississippi State's final Lyceum Series performance of the 2015-16 school year.

 

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