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Loaves and Fishes preparing a Polynesian Paradise

Posted 5/20/2017 in Community

An imaginary excursion to the islands is in store when Loaves and Fishes Community Soup Kitchen presents its fourth annual Festival of Flavors June 2 at Lion Hills Center in Columbus.

To everthing a season: A garden club closes the book after 60 years, but we're reminded clubs make for a more beautiful world

Posted 5/20/2017 in Community

"Columbus Boasts New Garden Club," the headline reads. The photocopied Commercial Dispatch newspaper article dated Jan. 12, 1957, is well-preserved, even though the gray scrapbook page it's glued to is fraying a bit at the edges.

MSMS students win scholarships to study Russian abroad

Posted 5/20/2017 in Community

Two Mississippi School for Math and Science students will study Russian in the former Soviet Union this summer after winning $7,000 scholarships sponsored by the U.S. State Department.

 

Out There for the week of May 21, 2017

Posted 5/20/2017 in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of May 21, 2017

Posted 5/20/2017 in Entertainment

 

Sounds of Summer returns for 10th year

Posted 5/20/2017 in Entertainment

Lazy, hazy summertime in the Golden Triangle heralds the return of Sounds of Summer in Columbus.

Southern Gardening: Annual flowering vinca shine in warm weather

Posted 5/20/2017 in Columns

Now that our gardens and landscapes are heating up, it is the perfect time to plant annual flowering vinca.

 

Being Beautiful: With all due respect to cats and hamsters, dogs rule at my house

Posted 5/20/2017 in Columns

Ah, Sophia ... I remember the days leading up to when she would be ours.

 

 

MSU offers free online cyberbullying training

Posted 5/20/2017 in Community

Educators planning for next year can participate in a free, online train-the-trainer course that will help them teach children and adults how to recognize and combat cyberbullying.

 

Anne's Kitchen: What to make? How about Mississippi Roast?

Posted 5/17/2017 in Food

It's a busy May over here and I'm looking forward to mid-June for my fourth annual "retreat" with 16 girlfriends from my hometown of Athens, Georgia.

A pair of chilled salads you can make ahead

Posted 5/17/2017 in Food

In summer, a party can erupt any time of the day.

Picnic-size Southwestern zucchini quiches are a snap to make

Posted 5/17/2017 in Food

You'd think quiche would be a summer picnic staple.

Couscous and chicken takes very little time and work

Posted 5/17/2017 in Food

With Ramadan, Islam's annual holy month, upon us, I thought I'd offer up some couscous, a dish that originated among North Africa's Berbers a thousand or so years ago.

Mother and daughter: A family steps out on faith, with dual degrees to show for it

Posted 5/13/2017 in Community

Karrah Fort, 38, is likely to long remember how she celebrated Mother's Day weekend 2017 -- by walking across the stage to receive her master's degree in social work from the University of Tennessee.

Death Over Dinner: a way to have the 'difficult conversation'

Posted 5/13/2017 in Community

As a longtime nurse who has worked in many parts of the world, Stephanie Holcombe is well aware that people deal with death in various ways.

Playing in the dirt: A May to-do guide for area gardeners

Posted 5/13/2017 in Columns

Beep, beep! What's that?

 

Out There for the week of May 14, 2017

Posted 5/13/2017 in Entertainment

 

 

Early bird registration opens for fall cooking classes

Posted 5/13/2017 in Entertainment

Even as Mississippi University for Women celebrates its spring graduates, registration opens for fall semester community cooking classes taught by the university's Culinary Arts Institute.

 

 

Popular Templeton Genealogy Fair set for June 3 at MSU

Posted 5/13/2017 in Entertainment

For persons interested in genealogy and family history research, Mississippi State's annual free event especially for them is less than a month away.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of May 14, 2017

Posted 5/13/2017 in Entertainment

 

 

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