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Well grounded: This pilot discovers a talent as an 'aspiring tamer of wood'

Posted yesterday in Community

When sleep eludes, many turn to sound to bring on a good night's rest -- the gurgling brooks, ocean waves and white noise of a sound machine, the whir of an electric fan or maybe a dose of Coldplay or Ed Sheeran. But woodworking videos? Not so common.

 

Area songwriters invited to enter bicentennial contest

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

In celebration of Mississippi's bicentennial, Main Street Columbus and the Columbus Arts Council present the Mississippi Bicentennial Songwriting Contest.

 

The beat goes on at 'Unplugged 3' this week

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

Carole Sorenson is a respected church musician, but for three summers now she's gotten to channel a different music genre altogether.

 

Being Beautiful: Remembering screen doors left unlatched

Posted yesterday in Columns

It's hot as Hades in Mississippi, and that's even in the shade with a pitcher of ice cold lemonade.

 

 

Just one week left to purchase bricks at MSU Junction

Posted yesterday in Community

Mississippi State University supporters have an opportunity to leave a lasting mark at the MSU Junction and benefit scholarships by purchasing customizable bricks and pavers for the Compass Scholars Walk.

 

Ruby, Wiseman to lead MSU Retired Faculty Association

Posted yesterday in Community

Retired Mississippi State Vice President for Student Affairs Roy H. Ruby was elected 2017-18 president of the MSU Association of Retired Faculty at the organization's summer meeting on July 18.

Baptist Memorial giving big boost to community fan drive

Posted yesterday in Community

July's brutal heat indices have intensified focus on the annual summer fan drive organized by Helping Hands and United Way of Lowndes County.

 

Out There for the week of July 23, 2017

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of July 23, 2017

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

 

Southern Gardening: Crape myrtle is garden must-have in the South

Posted yesterday in Columns

There is one plant that absolutely is the flower of the South: the crape myrtle. Who can resist the colorful flower clusters on display from early summer through late fall?

 

Anne's Kitchen: A diner's diary

Posted 7/19/2017 in Food

I am most definitely not a food or restaurant critic. And I'm not a professional food journalist. I do read a lot of food writing and understand that there is technique, talent and skill involved in it.

 

Mix cheesy eggs and ripe avocado for a yummy breakfast taco

Posted 7/19/2017 in Food

Long before I knew that the origin of breakfast tacos were a hotly debated topic, I was eating them and loving them.

Stone fruit almond upside-down cake is summertime treat

Posted 7/19/2017 in Food

This recipe for stone fruit almond upside-down cake works equally well using any kind of stone fruit or a mix of every kind of stone fruit, including plums, apricots, nectarines, peaches and plumcots.

 

Cooking on deadline: cavatappi with cherry tomatoes, pesto

Posted 7/19/2017 in Food

Summer, summer, summer. The word is fat and round and breezy and rolls around nicely on the tongue. And we want our food to be breezy, too.

 

A fun kitchen project is home-baked soft pretzels

Posted 7/19/2017 in Food

You know pretzels and have probably eaten them in many different forms, but do you know how they're made?

Camp with a mission: Because each of us is 'differently and wonderfully made'

Posted 7/15/2017 in Community

A swish, splash and cheers around the Stark Recreation Center pool on the Mississippi University for Women campus Wednesday sum up, in their way, what Camp with a Mission is about.

Outreach to orphans gets boost from local lemonade stand

Posted 7/15/2017 in Community

Visitors to the Hitching Lot Farmers' Market in Columbus July 8 encountered some new vendors -- 10 or 12 of them, all slight of size and eager to please.

Columbus Girlchoir invited to sing at New York's Carnegie Hall

Posted 7/15/2017 in Community

Distinguished Concerts International New York City has invited the Columbus Girlchoir and director Cherry Dunn to perform at Carnegie Hall.

Art Walk Downtown named Top 20 Event for September

Posted 7/15/2017 in Entertainment

It's been said that the best things come in threes, but Main Street Columbus makes it four by having Art Walk Downtown added to the Southeast Tourism Society's Top 20 Events in the Southeast for September 2017.

 

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