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'United We Read' project returns for third year

Posted 3/19/2016 in Community

 

 

Military brief: B. Jones graduates

Posted 3/19/2016 in Community

 

 

Military brief: A. Jones graduates

Posted 3/19/2016 in Community

 

Veterinarians seek answers to canine, human cancers

Posted 3/19/2016 in Community

Aspirin can knock out minor aches and pains, but what if it also could play a role in cancer prevention?

 

Spring cleaning? Don't forget to tidy up the mind

Posted 3/19/2016 in Community

Spring is here, and many people will jump into the annual spring cleaning ritual in their homes and offices, trashing the old and getting rid of the clutter.

 

The minis: Good things come in small packages

Posted 3/12/2016 in Community

It was feeding time at the Bradford barn, and the stall residents were restless. Horses -- as any horseperson can testify -- have clocks in their tummies.

JA of Columbus introduces 66th annual Charity Ball court

Posted 3/12/2016 in Community

Junior Auxiliary of Columbus announces the members of its 66th annual Charity Ball court.

Columbus photographer's images featured in show at The W

Posted 3/12/2016 in Community

Chris Jenkins has been a familiar sight on the Mississippi University for Women campus for more than two decades -- usually with a camera in tow.

The Book Ladies: 'Have books, will travel' could be the motto for these dedicated volunteers

Posted 3/5/2016 in Community

Julia Wells really likes a good Christian romance novel. She set out to find one on an afternoon bright with spring promise, in a cheerful room with butter-yellow walls near the Trinity Place Retirement Community dining room.

 

Seniors and technology: a perfect match for retirement?

Posted 3/5/2016 in Community

It's time to drop the cliche that older generations don't know what they're doing with today's technology.

 

Stand up!: In a chair-bound world, more of us are getting to our feet

Posted 2/27/2016 in Community

Standing desks aren't exactly a new idea. Leonardo Da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, authors Ernest Hemingway and Virginia Woolf, and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld used them.

 

Boys & Girls Club to host 'Lights on Afterschool' event

Posted 2/27/2016 in Community

The community is invited to join the Boys & Girls Club of Lowndes County and the Afterschool Alliance Friday, March 11 to celebrate the importance of afterschool programs.

 

 

Passport to Wellness program takes confusion out of grocery shopping

Posted 2/27/2016 in Community

Individuals who are looking to make healthier food choices and learn more about food labels will get to participate in a personalized grocery store tour offered through Mississippi University for Women's Passport to Wellness program.

 

Howard Art History Lecture Series to feature Castenell

Posted 2/27/2016 in Community

Mississippi University for Women will host the Diane Legan Howard Art History Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Wendy Marie Castenell, associate professor of African American Art at The University of Alabama, Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m.

Koostra is winner of National Historic Preservation Medal

Posted 2/27/2016 in Community

Columbus native Margaret Ellis Koostra (Beth) received the National DAR's highest honor in Historic Preservation at Mississippi DAR's Conference in Jackson Feb. 18.

Photos: At the rodeo

Posted 2/20/2016 in Community

Dispatch photographer Luisa Porter took her Nikon D750 camera to the Rotary Classic Rodeo held Feb. 12-13 at the Mississippi Horse Park.

Late photographer's collection donated to Columbus library

Posted 2/20/2016 in Community

More than 15,000 photographic negatives and prints taken by Columbus photographer Carl Brown were recently donated to the Local History Department at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.

Conservationist Ouchley to speak at W Thursday

Posted 2/20/2016 in Community

On Thursday, Feb. 25, Mississippi University for Women's Gordy Honors College Forum Series welcomes Kelby Ouchley, Louisiana public radio host, author and a leader in the Mollicy Farms floodplain reconnection project.

 

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