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School news: Heritage Academy Honors

Posted yesterday in Community

 

Mile by mile: 40,000 miles, and what does Tom Kennedy do? Keeps running

Posted 6/9/2018 in Community

Tom Kennedy leans over and lifts a ledger from a stack of them on his coffee table. There are five in all. The 83-year-old opens the worn, green covers of the book he holds, and there they are -- the miles he's run, meticulously recorded in line after line, number after number.

New book on beating anxiety, depression hits close to home

Posted 6/9/2018 in Community

Alison Buehler of Starkville once heard a speaker at a conference say, "If you know a good path somewhere, it's your obligation to share it."

Storms, cats and compasses: A folk art phenomenon spreads to downtown Columbus

Posted 6/2/2018 in Community

What began in Caledonia as an effort to decorate the countryside with barn quilts on old barns, churches and other structures has crossed into city limits to brighten downtown Columbus.

Couple donates memorabilia to EMCC 70 years after graduating

Posted 6/2/2018 in Community

On May 20, 1948, then East Mississippi Junior College students Virginia Rutledge and Jim Hobert Taylor walked to downtown Scooba to celebrate Rutledge's 18th birthday at Briggs Cafe, which was located at that time near the U.S. Highway 45 and Mississippi Highway 16 intersection.

MSMS instructor Henry in Siberia this summer

Posted 6/2/2018 in Community

A Mississippi School for Math and Science teacher is studying in Siberia this summer, thanks to a U.S. federal government grant.

Explore what 4-H is all about at Lowndes 4-H Fun Day June 27

Posted 6/2/2018 in Community

When Sharon Patrick became a Mississippi State University Extension Service Agent, her goal was to make sure all Lowndes County youth ages 5 to 18 were aware of 4-H and all it offered.

Hands on: This budding entrepreneur and would-be veterinarian thinks goats are cool

Posted 5/26/2018 in Community

When Collier Hardy went to her parents, Mark and Charlotte Hardy, asking for goats a few years ago, her dad was pretty clever. Mark told his daughter to first come up with a business plan for how the animals could pay for themselves. Then, they'd talk about it.

 

Combine remembrance, celebration in Memorial Day activities

Posted 5/26/2018 in Community

Memorial Day weekend brings Americans together for a day of reflection as we honor those who gave their lives for our freedom.

 

Rural Hill School 1938 registers now available for research

Posted 5/26/2018 in Community

Two Rural Hill School Registers have been processed and are now available for research in the Local History Department at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.

 

School news: Waldrep on ICC orientation team

Posted 5/26/2018 in Community

 

 

School news: Ordoyne on Dean's List

Posted 5/26/2018 in Community

 

 

School news: Williamson makes Dean's List

Posted 5/26/2018 in Community

 

Becoming 'fearless': A former Miss Mississippi finds her calling

Posted 5/19/2018 in Community

Jasmine Murray is making a name for herself in the music business and that name is Fearless.

Celebrity waiters 'will work for tips' to benefit Camp Rising Sun

Posted 5/19/2018 in Community

Eulalie Davis and Bobby Harper got an introduction in serving food and drinks Wednesday in preparation for their upcoming shifts as celebrity waiters.

Countdown is on for Girlchoir trip to Carnegie Hall

Posted 5/19/2018 in Community

Christina Clark has plenty on her plate. After presenting a senior voice recital May 15 and graduating from Columbus High School over the weekend -- and East Mississippi Community College's dual enrollment program before that -- the 18-year-old honor student has to worry about what to pack.

It's 50 years and counting for Northwood Garden Club

Posted 5/19/2018 in Community

Fifty years ago, 13 charter members met at the home of Jean Wilder to organize Northwood Garden Club in Columbus.

 

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