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Inclusion Sundays: How one church is stepping up for families of children with special needs

Posted 2/6/2016 in Community

A house of worship is typically a place of respite. For parents of children with special needs, however, a Sunday at church is often another day of work and worry.

Palmer Home presents fourth annual Southern Soiree

Posted 2/6/2016 in Community

Palmer Home invites the Golden Triangle community to the fourth annual Southern Soiree at The Stables in Starkville Saturday, Feb. 13 for an evening of fine cuisine, live music and a silent auction benefitting the ministries of Palmer Home for Children.

Whitehead, Warner honored for excellence

Posted 2/6/2016 in Community

Mississippi University for Women professor Dr. Kim Whitehead and student Brianna Warner were recognized at the Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) Feb. 2.

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honor Roll

Posted 2/6/2016 in Community

 

Thursday fundraiser to benefit S.D. Lee Foundation and home

Posted 2/6/2016 in Community

The Stephen D. Lee Foundation will celebrate Valentine's Day early this year.

Meet Nao: Researchers at MSU explore ways a pint-sized robot might help children

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

A unique research assistant on the Mississippi State University campus is helping with studies that could potentially rewrite rules when it comes to counteracting bullying and possibly solving crimes involving children.

'Art in Wonderland': a bit of magic to benefit the arts

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

When young Alice had her first adventures in Wonderland in 1865, she didn't know her exploits would inspire a fundraiser for the arts a century and a half later.

 

Southern Literary Trail to headquarter in Golden Triangle

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

The Southern Literary Trail, the nation's first and only tri-state literary trail, has found a new home at Mississippi State University.

 

 

Ready to plant? Lowndes County Arbor Day tree giveaway set

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

On Thursday, Feb. 11 the Lowndes County Soil and Water Conservation District will give away trees in observance of Arbor Day, which is officially Feb. 12 for Mississippi.

 

 

School news: Caledonia Elementary honor roll - Principal's List

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

 

 

School news: Caledonia Elementary honor roll - Superintendent's List

Posted 1/30/2016 in Community

 

Parties with a purpose: Old denim changes lives a world away, one pair of feet at a time

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

Those who have never spent time in sub-Saharan Africa are unlikely to have encountered jiggers. For barefoot children in rural areas there, however, the parasitic sand fleas are all too painfully common.

 

School news: Williams honored

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

 

 

School news: Logeston on Dean's List

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

 

Pickering to share story of domestic abuse and found happiness

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

It is hard to imagine an individual as accomplished as Christy Pickering, CPA, was once the victim of domestic abuse.

 

Mississippi Hills Grant deadline approaching

Posted 1/23/2016 in Community

The application period for the Mississippi Hills Community Grant Program is coming to an end on Feb. 1.

 

Signs of yesteryear: Take a stroll down memory lane with a couple of history hunters

Posted 1/16/2016 in Community

Freddie Fields' historic 1841 home in Columbus boasts a line of period decor inside, but not in the way one might necessarily expect.

A Columbus DAR chapter celebrates four generations

Posted 1/16/2016 in Community

The Shuk-ho-ta Tom-a-ha Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has a 107-year history with a remarkable record of achievements, including its current chapter membership ranging from age 20 to the mid-90s.

Mission Mississippi leader is speaker for MLK Unity Breakfast

Posted 1/16/2016 in Community

The president of an interdenominational movement promoting racial reconciliation throughout the state will be keynote speaker for Mississippi State's 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast.

 

Military brief: Le graduates

Posted 1/16/2016 in Community

 

 

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