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Lowndes Master Gardeners annual training to begin

Posted 1/25/2020 in Community

Flowering containers and landscaping at Lee Park, the Butterfly Garden at the Columbus Riverwalk, the herb garden at The W's Culinary Arts Institute -- these and other projects around the county are the work of Lowndes County Master Gardeners.

Staying healthy: MSU health services director offers tips for beating flu, colds

Posted 1/25/2020 in Community

A cold, the flu and other viruses can put a damper in anyone's schedule.

Veteran journalist Randy Bell donates papers to MSU

Posted 1/25/2020 in Community

Mississippi State alumnus and veteran journalist Randy Bell donated his papers to the university's Mitchell Memorial Library in a ceremony Friday.

Coming in from the cold: Compassion, teamwork drives development of new warming shelter

Posted 1/18/2020 in Community

For most of us, freezing temperatures are usually no more than an inconvenience. But for a man, woman or child without a place to call home -- or with a home, but no heat -- they can become life-threatening.

Shaffer to keynote MLK Jr. Day Unity Breakfast at MSU

Posted 1/18/2020 in Community

Mississippi State's director of African American Studies will be the featured speaker at the university's 26th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast and Day of Service.

The W's MFA in creative writing ranked No. 1 in nation

Posted 1/18/2020 in Community

The low-residency master of fine arts program in creative writing at Mississippi University for Women has been recognized as the top-ranked program by Intelligent.com.

Oktibbeha Master Gardeners gearing up for gardening season

Posted 1/18/2020 in Community

Anyone interested in becoming a master gardener will have an opportunity to hone their skills and learn the latest techniques when the Oktibbeha County Master Gardeners hold an informational session for anyone interested in the joys of gardening.

Center for Continuing Education courses offer enrichment for the new year

Posted 1/18/2020 in Community

As Mississippi State rings in the new year, the university's Center for Continuing Education is offering learning experiences to fit any self-improvement resolution.

 

School news: Martin, Rice graduate

Posted 1/18/2020 in Community

 

 

School news: Ray on ICC team

Posted 1/18/2020 in Community

 

 

School news: Long offered scholarship

Posted 1/18/2020 in Community

 

 

School news: Annunciation honors

Posted 1/18/2020 in Community

 

Resolutions to 'get fit' mean more as we mature -- longer life, less disability can be the pay-off

Posted 1/11/2020 in Community

Driving music could be heard long before this visitor opened a door near the gym at the downtown Columbus Y. Inside the room, volume intensified as a circle of more than 20 women surrounded the dynamo at its center. Participants danced and clapped, making the most of this regular Wednesday morning romp called Move and Groove.

Athlete-turned-mom shares story of life after injury

Posted 1/11/2020 in Community

LeAnn Sanders Shelton lost her left arm in a traumatic lawn mower accident when she was only 4 years old. The McShan, Alabama, resident, now 37, has never let it define who she is.

Speech and Hearing Center gives hope to local family

Posted 1/11/2020 in Community

Six months ago 5-year-old Lily Hood only used a few words to communicate. Now, her words bring tears of joy.

 

Community invited to MLK day of service and breakfast

Posted 1/11/2020 in Community

A community collaboration will bring an official commemoration of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to the Trotter Convention Center Monday, Jan. 20.

 

Gathings joins EMCC Golden Triangle campus as associate dean

Posted 1/11/2020 in Community

East Mississippi Community College has announced that Cedric Gathings has joined the college as an associate dean of instruction for the Golden Triangle campus.

 

School news: Hinds graduates

Posted 1/11/2020 in Community

 

Longtime FBC pastor to lead Mississippi Baptist Convention Board

Posted 1/4/2020 in Community

A change is coming to First Baptist Church in Columbus. Longtime pastor Shawn Parker will soon leave the pulpit to take on new responsibilities as executive director-treasurer of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board.

What do you hope for in 2020?

Posted 1/4/2020 in Community

Promise of a new year lingers in the air, ripe with anticipation.

 

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