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Bates, Collie and more lend efforts to help build new animal shelter

Posted 8/7/2010 in Entertainment

Trip Richmond has a soft spot for animals. Dogs, especially. The country music artist and his girlfriend, Kim, currently have five rescue dogs among their menagerie. But the memory of one very special shelter dog fuels Richmond's inspiration for a major concert in Columbus Aug. 14, to benefit the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society.

 

Adele Elliott: Magic

Posted 8/7/2010 in Columns

Do you believe in magic? I do ... maybe a bit too much.

 

 

CAC issues call to artists

Posted 8/7/2010 in Entertainment

The Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St., announces an upcoming gallery show and sale, "Mid-Century Expressions: Art inspired by the 1940s, '50s and '60s." Area artists are invited to participate. Exhibition dates are Nov. 1-Dec. 31.

 

 

Exhibit explores Oktibbeha aviation heritage

Posted 8/7/2010 in Entertainment

An aviation exhibit is on display through August in the Greater Starkville Development Partnership lobby at 200 E. Main St., in Starkville.

 

 

Betty Stone: Caveat emptor

Posted 8/7/2010 in Columns

 

 

Puppy proofing makes for a happy home

Posted 8/7/2010 in Entertainment

It's always exciting to bring a new puppy into the family, with the joy that a furry bundle can bring to adults and children alike.

 

Happy 40th, Living Blues

Posted 8/7/2010 in Entertainment

OXFORD -- America's first blues publication, Living Blues, not only celebrated its Ruby Anniversary when its 208th issue hit newsstands Aug. 1, but also marks 40 years of setting the international standard for blues journalism.

 

Adam Kazery Short Film Benefit moved to Old Venice due to possibility of rain

Posted 8/5/2010 in Entertainment

A film festival scheduled this weekend to honor a former Mississippi State University student has been relocated due to threats of inclement weather.

 

Tasty Tradition: At 29 and counting, Ole Country Bakery still excels in bountiful breads and more

Posted 8/4/2010 in Food

While most of the world slumbers at 4 a.m., the day is under way at Ole Country Bakery in Brooksville.

It's never too late

Posted 8/1/2010 in Entertainment

It's early morning, and Jack Brett is on his way to breakfast at Trinity Personal Care Center in Columbus. But first, the 83-year-young resident has an important stop to make at the center's unique computer center.

 

Bob Raymond: Goings and comings

Posted 8/1/2010 in Columns

 

 

David Creel: To conceal, or not to conceal

Posted 8/1/2010 in Columns

Concealer ... it's a gal's best friend. It comes in a myriad of forms and a rainbow of skin tones, so if you are burning the midnight oil or just prone to under-eye circles, then you are in luck.

 

 

Shannon Bardwell: Cat's out of the bag

Posted 8/1/2010 in Columns

Charles' mother lived in the same house where she had raised her four boys down in Kemper County.

 

 

Author of Walter Anderson picture-book to visit Triangle

Posted 8/1/2010 in Entertainment

The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' Southern Breeze Region announces an Aug. 5 visit to the Golden Triangle by prize-winning author Hester Bass.

 

 

Adele Elliott: Big box confessional

Posted 8/1/2010 in Columns

In Columbus a few stores fill many needs. Grocery stores sell lawn furniture and panty hose. Drug stores sell Halloween costumes and develop your photos. A Shell station has a dry cleaner drop-off inside. And, of course, there is almost one-stop-shopping at the gas/pharmacy/donut factory/convenience store. If they sold clothing, you would never need to go anywhere else.

 

Trivial Pursuit pays off on 'Jeopardy' for MUW professor

Posted 7/28/2010 in Entertainment

When Alex Trebek revealed "College Towns" as a category this week on "Jeopardy," contestant Nora Corrigan of Columbus was pretty pleased. That, and other topics, helped the Mississippi University for Women assistant professor of English finish in first place on Tuesday, with more than $27,000 in winnings.

Joy of cooking: From Iceland to the Deep South, Sigga Head finds happiness in the kitchen

Posted 7/28/2010 in Food

Cookbook titles aside, that phrase, "the joy of cooking," might have been coined for Sigga Head.

 

Rob Hardy: 'Bottled and Sold'

Posted 7/27/2010 in Columns

When I go running in these hot summer afternoons, I have to make sure to drink plenty of water beforehand. It used to be that I could get a drink of water at a halfway point on at least one of my usual routes, but the public water fountain there stopped flowing a few years ago, and though the structure remains, no one seems motivated to restore the flow of water that is the reason it is there.

 

 

Rob Hardy: "A Kingdom Strange"

Posted 7/27/2010 in Columns

The Lost Colony of Roanoke was a failed initial effort of England to colonize America. It may have been a failure, but it continues to fascinate people; there is a famous outdoor stage production with music that attempts to dramatize the settlement at its site and a reconstructed fort.

 

 

Columbus' Corrigan to appear on 'Jeopardy' Tuesday

Posted 7/26/2010 in Entertainment

Mississippi University for Women English professor, Dr. Nora Corrigan, will appear on the game show, "Jeopardy," set to air locally at 11 a.m. Tuesday on WLOV-TV.

 

 

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