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Six decades later, a veteran gratefully receives medals

Posted 8/12/2017 in Community

Sixty-two years after Aaron Harcrow Sr. served his last day in the United States Army, the 84-year-old received four medals for his honorable service.

 

Library to host Back-to-School Banana Bonanza

Posted 8/12/2017 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will host a Back-to-School Banana Bonanza from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26.

 

Area songwriter, performer is recipient of MAC grant

Posted 8/12/2017 in Community

Blues musician Big Joe Shelton of Macon has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).

Columbus artist awarded Best of Show

Posted 8/12/2017 in Community

Thomas Nawrocki, art professor emeritus at Mississippi University for Women, recently received the Best of Show Award at the fifth annual National Juried Exhibition at the Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, Virginia.

Toy stories: In Erik Studdard's 'small world,' little toys can tell epic tales

Posted 8/8/2017 in Community

Erik Studdard scrabbled around in the drawer of a plastic storage bin. It's a repository for superheroes, warriors and villains, even a fierce black steed, nostrils flared.

 

Artists call: Designs invited for bicentennial postcards

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

Mississippi's bicentennial is the theme of a postcard project organized by the Columbus Arts Council.

 

 

International Paper Foundation accepting grant applications

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

International Paper's Columbus Mill is accepting applications for International Paper Foundation grants at ipgiving.com through Friday, Sept. 29.

 

 

Military brief: Lewis joins

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

 

Registration open through Aug. 18 for MSU's Marching Honor Band

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

As Mississippi State prepares for another exciting season of Bulldog football at Davis Wade Stadium, the university's Famous Maroon Band is accepting applications from high school musicians for its annual Marching Honor Band.

Adams to keynote MUW commencement Friday

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

Dr. Sheila Adams, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Mississippi University for Women, will speak at graduation Friday, Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. in Rent Auditorium, Whitfield Hall.

 

School news: Cornwall makes Dean's List

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

 

 

School news: EMCC Practical Nursing graduates

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

 

 

School news: ICC scholarships

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

 

MSU College of Arts and Sciences welcomes incoming department head

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

A senior higher education administrator from western New York is the new leader of a growing department in Mississippi State's largest college.

Edwards-Henry boosts All-Steinway Initiative efforts

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

A veteran Mississippi State music education professor is making an impactful contribution to the Department of Music's All-Steinway Initiative in honor of her late parents William E. Edwards Jr. and Martha Edwards, as well as in memory of her late husband William P. "Bill" Henry.

 

Study cites average mom works 98 hours a week

Posted 8/5/2017 in Community

Parents who are tasked primarily with raising their kids have an inherently difficult job.

 

'What I did this summer': A new 'real world' initiative motivates teens toward college, career

Posted 7/29/2017 in Community

"Hanging out" ... "video games" ... "seeing friends" -- that's how some local teenagers say they probably would have spent the past couple of months if the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Golden Triangle had not offered a very different experience.

 

Take this broom -- please

Posted 7/29/2017 in Community

It's possible money can buy happiness after all.

 

 

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