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Giving back: Charity Boil to benefit homeless coalition

Posted 5/11/2019 in Community

For a fourth year, the Northside Charity Boil organized by Colin and Desiree Krieger will benefit the Golden Triangle Homeless Coalition.

 

 

Out There for the week of May 12, 2019

Posted 5/11/2019 in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of May 12, 2019

Posted 5/11/2019 in Entertainment

 

Southern Gardening: Lantana's summer bloom show is already underway

Posted 5/11/2019 in Columns

One group of landscape plants that is really starting to take off with its summer show is the lantana. These popular landscape plants are available in a dizzying variety of sizes and colors.

In the garden with Felder: Big rains flush out some whoppers

Posted 5/11/2019 in Columns

I'm setting up an epic battle in my garden between a small reptile and its normally-meek but now Frankensteinian prey.

 

Cotton District Juried Arts awards announced

Posted 5/11/2019 in Community

As part of its efforts to promote fine arts, the Cotton District Arts Festival hosts an annual Juried Arts Exhibit.

 

 

Oktibbeha Master Gardeners launch tomato contest

Posted 5/11/2019 in Community

If you've ever dreamed of growing the largest, most luscious summer tomato on the block, Oktibbeha County Master Gardeners organization has a deal for you.

 

The W announces free tuition program for Mississippi National Guard

Posted 5/11/2019 in Community

Earning the 2019-2020 Military FriendlyŽ Schools Designation, Mississippi University for Women announced The W Free Tuition Program Tuesday, furthering its support of service members.

Seniors' send off

Posted 5/9/2019 in Food

Surely it was only a month or two ago that students went back to class after Christmas. Or so it seems to me. But no, graduations are upon us. Mississippi State's seniors received diplomas this past weekend and soon area high schools -- and The W -- will send their newly-minted graduates out into the world. So, it's party time -- a final send-off to honor graduates at one of the most exciting junctures in a young life. There are many ways to make it special; here are just a few to consider.

 

A foolproof way to make chicken drumsticks ultra-tender

Posted 5/9/2019 in Food

With their built-in handles and small size, economical chicken drumsticks are tailor-made for a cookout. So we decided to devise a foolproof way to roast them on the grill to ultra-tender perfection with nicely browned skin and wonderfully juicy meat.

 

Braising can maximize the freshness of spring vegetables

Posted 5/9/2019 in Food

While raw and roasted vegetables certainly have their place, braising is a great technique for cooking even the most delicate vegetables.

Butter Together: Salsa is the solution. What was the question?

Posted 5/9/2019 in Columns

A few nights ago, Zack and I had to sit down with a planner to figure out how we were going to juggle an evening consisting of an open house at one child's school, course selection night at another child's school, a softball game, and a food delivery.

Good moves: One skilled chess player is on a mission to pass it on

Posted 5/4/2019 in Community

Jamarius Daniels stared intently at the chess board in front of him. The seventh-grader propped his elbow on the table, his hand motionless in the air as he considered battle plans and risks. After a quiet moment, he began snapping his fingers. "I have a plan," he murmured. Snap, snap, snap.

Columbus-Lowndes Chamber hosts Senior Sendoff at EMCC

Posted 5/4/2019 in Community

About 750 seniors from high schools in Lowndes County attended a Senior Sendoff Wednesday in the Lyceum Auditorium on East Mississippi Community College's Golden Triangle campus.

Oktibbeha Master Gardeners put final touches on plants to sell

Posted 5/4/2019 in Community

Months of meticulous pampering of an extensive variety of edible and ornamental plants will soon pay off for the 50-plus members of the Oktibbeha County Master Gardeners whose mission is to foster education and improvement of horticultural practices.

In the garden with Felder: Like to do your own thing? You may be a DIG'r

Posted 5/4/2019 in Columns

I often wonder about those folks who toil in their gardens alone with just their plants and thoughts. Such non-joiners, scattered worldwide, just a few in every community, love gardening more than they do hobnobbing with other people.

Southern Gardening: Salvia plants bring pollinators, color

Posted 5/4/2019 in Columns

Over the past couple of years, I've found myself joining home gardeners everywhere in planting more plants to attract pollinators.

 

Registration open for MSU freshman, transfer student orientation

Posted 5/4/2019 in Community

Mississippi State students who will be new freshmen or transfers in the fall are encouraged to register now for a summer orientation session.

 

 

Out There for the week of May 5, 2019

Posted 5/4/2019 in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of May 5, 2019

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