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Rock on: Rocks and paint add up to summer fun and sense of community

Posted 6/24/2017 in Community

One bright idea, a pile of stones, paints and a Facebook page have had the small town of Caledonia rocking for the past week.

 

Bernard Romans DAR begins preparations for nation's 250th anniversary

Posted 6/24/2017 in Community

As Columbus and the Golden Triangle prepare to celebrate Independence Day, the Bernard Romans DAR Chapter in Columbus is already planning for the 250th anniversary of the United States in July 2026.

 

 

50th reunion to bring R.E. Hunt's Class of '67 'home'

Posted 6/24/2017 in Community

Members of the R.E. Hunt High School 1967 graduating class will gather this coming weekend to celebrate the unity they forged a half century and more ago in Columbus.

 

Financial scams target trusting Mississippians

Posted 6/24/2017 in Community

King Solomon wrote thousands of years ago that there is nothing new under the sun, a truth played out daily by unscrupulous people putting modern spins on the age-old practice of fraud.

On being dad: One man's journey of turning points and compassion

Posted 6/17/2017 in Community

Jostling for position, Charity, Faith and Christian Yeates bob around the basketball goal. Rubber-sole squeaks and bouncing balls echo in the brightly-lit First Baptist Church gym. The game is on, at least until the three siblings erupt in giggles.

Crawfish boil gift helps coalition combat homelessness

Posted 6/17/2017 in Community

A recent donation to the Golden Triangle Regional Homeless Coalition will go straight to work locally, helping end the cycle of homelessness.

 

Military brief: Payton graduates

Posted 6/17/2017 in Community

 

 

MSU awards exclusive contract for reserved tailgating services

Posted 6/17/2017 in Community

After a competitive review and scoring process, Mississippi State is awarding an exclusive contract for reserved tailgating and tent services to Southern Tradition Tailgating for the 2017 and 2018 football seasons.

 

Ultimate rides: Some fascinations never fade, and some prop us up when least expected

Posted 6/10/2017 in Community

Thrill comes in all shapes and sizes. For some guys, it's the rush of a new boat, the latest putter or 50-yard-line tickets.

Columbus to Oxford: 'Desperation Road' writer makes a new home

Posted 6/10/2017 in Community

The blue Victorian house near the heart of downtown Columbus has new occupants.

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honor Roll

Posted 6/10/2017 in Community

 

 

Arbor Day Foundation offers tree ID book

Posted 6/10/2017 in Community

The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process.

 

Golden Girls: And sometimes, love looks like this

Posted 6/3/2017 in Community

Evelyn Lantz walks through the door of Jubilations Coffee House, the place where I was to meet up with West Point's Golden Girls. "Well, Evelyn, my old friend, I didn't know you were a Golden Girl."

An educator's stories make 'impossible' seem possible

Posted 6/3/2017 in Community

While most nonagenarians are taking life a little easier than before, Jim Hunt of Columbus is keeping up an industrious pace.

 

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