Two initiatives important to the Columbus Police Department are about to get a substantial boost. The department's annual Community Masquerade Ball set for Friday, April 18 will support the CPD's citywide toy drive and its observance of National Night Out on Crime.
Tom Nawrocki, of Columbus, professor emeritus of art at Mississippi University for Women, received the top award at the Delray Beach, Fla., Center for the Arts National Juried Art Exhibition at the Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture in March.
The legacy of Diane Howard, who studied art history at Mississippi University for Women, will continue through a scholarship and lecture series named in her honor.
Take a book, return a book. The concept is brilliantly simple. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by, pick up a book to read, then bring it back, or leave another to share in its place.
Bob Elder likes to make things. He really can't help it. A creative mind and mechanical engineering background combine to inspire his industry. Lately, Elder has had birds on his mind.
Back by popular demand, identical twins Katherine and Margaret King kick off the Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library's spring Table Talk series on Wednesday, April 2.
A retired Kansas history professor and former editor of the academic journal Civil War History will speak March 26 at Mississippi State.