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MSU app developer helps visitors, new students find their way

Posted 7/2/2016 in Community

A Mississippi State senior is happy to be a help to freshmen trying to learn their way around campus with a unique resource.

Vegetable gardens can be pretty as well as functional

Posted 7/2/2016 in Community

Considering the superior flavor of fresh-picked vegetables and the choices you get when you grow your own, it's a wonder that more people don't have vegetable gardens.

 

Some older couples have 'weddings' without getting married

Posted 7/2/2016 in Community

Some older couples who want social recognition for their love relationships are exchanging rings, throwing parties and holding wedding-type ceremonies, but they're stopping short of getting legally married to avoid complications with retirement funds, property and grown children.

 

Sign the surfboard? Wedding guest books now take many forms

Posted 7/2/2016 in Community

Alexis and John Roulette don't have to look far to remember the love that friends and relatives showered upon them on their wedding day. The 7-foot-long surfboard mounted above their living room couch says it all.

 

Second chances: Daniel and Nellie, helping each other heal

Posted 6/25/2016 in Community

 

Hairston to represent Lowndes in state DYW

Posted 6/25/2016 in Community

Rising high school senior Reed Hairston of Columbus will represent Lowndes County at the state's Distinguished Young Women program in Meridian July 14-16.

 

School news: U of A President's and Dean's Lists

Posted 6/25/2016 in Community

 

 

MUW announces cooking classes for fall

Posted 6/25/2016 in Community

The Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women has announced classes available to the community that require no MUW enrollment.

 

Like father, like sons: Father's Day and every day, teamwork grows across generations

Posted 6/18/2016 in Community

There was a time when the hallmark of Columbus and towns like it were family-owned businesses, passed on from one generation to the next. Sons and daughters often followed fathers into trade as naturally as summer gives way to autumn.

Columbian awarded second Fulbright-Hays grant to study in Russia

Posted 6/18/2016 in Community

A Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science teacher from Columbus is among 12 U.S. educators chosen to study in Russia this summer under a Fulbright-Hays grant.

Helping Hands, United Way need community's help with fan drive

Posted 6/18/2016 in Community

In response to oppressive temperatures, United Way of Lowndes County and Helping Hands are teaming up for a seventh annual summer fan drive.

Spiders are among most effective predators of plant pests

Posted 6/18/2016 in Community

Although many people have a built-in aversion to them, spiders rank as one of the gardener's best tools for biological pest control.

Succulents lend rustic, elegant chic to modern weddings

Posted 6/18/2016 in Community

Succulents are showing up everywhere in the world of weddings, from bouquets and boutonnieres to centerpieces and even take-home favors.

Brides rocking the midriff-baring or jumpsuit-wearing trend

Posted 6/18/2016 in Community

Andie Potamkin Blackmore's approach to life is creative and non-traditional, so why should her wedding "gown" have been any different?

Keenum joins committee on global hunger, food security initiative

Posted 6/18/2016 in Community

Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum recently has been named to the Feed the Future Evaluation Oversight Committee to help oversee the global performance evaluation of the U.S. government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Stories in art: New Columbus resident uses art, music in love of African-American history

Posted 6/11/2016 in Community

Going through Bess Daniels' north Columbus apartment is like a who's who of African-American history and art. The Georgia native moved to Columbus two months ago and has already filled her new home with art works from around the world, many of which demonstrate her love of world culture and black history.

 

Some tips for keeping weddings smartphone-free

Posted 6/11/2016 in Community

Once you decide on an "unplugged wedding," you have to get the word out.

 

 

School news: MSMS area graduates

Posted 6/11/2016 in Community

 

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honors

Posted 6/11/2016 in Community

 

Those pesky evergreen bagworms

Posted 6/11/2016 in Community

Heavy infestations of evergreen bagworms can cause serious damage to Leyland cypress and other non-pine needle-bearing evergreens like junipers and cedars, and bagworms sometimes damage Indian hawthorn.

 

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