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In your corner: Fighting back against Parkinson's disease

Posted 4/13/2019 in Community

It was in July of 2018 that Mary Anna Nelson noticed a tremor in her hand on the steering wheel as she drove. She feared it was an ominous sign; her brother had battled Parkinson's disease for the previous four years. By December, her suspicions were confirmed. Nelson had Parkinson's disease.

 

School news: Lawson inducted

Posted 4/13/2019 in Community

 

School news: EMCC nursing graduates

Posted 4/13/2019 in Community

All students in the 2018 Associate Degree Nursing Class at East Mississippi Community College passed the National Council Licensure Examination on their first attempt. This is the first class to achieve a 100 percent pass rate on their first attempt since the program was reinstated in 2010. Pictured, front row, from left, are Jabria Richardson, Caitlyn Parker, Vicki James, Burgandy Gibson, Chip Slaughter, Jessica Brewer, Morgan Eatman and Kathryn Sprayberry. In back, from left, are Morgan Weems, Megan Helms, Robert Sanderson, Meagan Young, Stephanie Brown, Eric Lawson, Nathaniel Pugh, Conner Hutson, Abby Lhamon, Brittney Brown, Riley Douglas and Katelyn Woodson.

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honors

Posted 4/13/2019 in Community

 

Columbus youth named Miss Junior Teen Mississippi

Posted 4/13/2019 in Community

Following a weekend of events, on March 24, young women from across Mississippi took the stage at the Tupelo Performing Arts Center to compete for the title of Miss Junior Teen Mississippi United States 2019.

School news: Donation to EMCC's Automotive Technology Program

Posted 4/13/2019 in Community

Carl Hogan Toyota in Columbus donated two Toyota Corollas to East Mississippi Community College's Automotive Technology Program April 4. Pictured at the dealership with the cars are, from left, Gulf States Toyota District Service and Parts Manager Colin Jones, Gulf States Toyota Workforce Development Manager Robert Trevino, Carl Hogan Toyota General Manager Jonnie Moore, EMCC lead automotive instructor Dale Henry, EMCC Manufacturing Technology & Engineering Navigator Greta Miller, EMCC automotive instructor Shane Richards, EMCC diesel instructor Michael Ricks, EMCC fleet maintenance Lane Yarbrough and EMCC President Dr. Scott Alsobrooks.

 

MSU Libraries launches Citizens' Council Radio Forum digital collection

Posted 4/13/2019 in Community

Mississippi State University Libraries is launching a new digital collection of Citizens' Council Radio Forum recordings, along with corresponding transcripts.

 

'How can we help?': After the storm, it takes a team

Posted 4/6/2019 in Community

As the beam from his flashlight fell on the damage, Johnny Johnson's heart sank as he walked through drizzle, debris and darkness toward Hunt School. Just hours earlier, an EF-3 tornado had hit Columbus, leaving its destructive mark on neighborhoods and structures including the school on 20th Street North -- and the R.E. Hunt Museum and Cultural Center housed inside.

Pilgrimage visitors reconnect with family past in Columbus

Posted 4/6/2019 in Community

Dianna Buder Suratt has never lived in Columbus, but her visit to the city during the 79th annual Spring Pilgrimage felt like coming home. It was also "the best birthday present I could have had," said the Canton, Georgia, resident.

Community males invited to don heels to 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'

Posted 4/6/2019 in Community

Mississippi University for Women's Counseling Center will host "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" Tuesday, April 9 at 5 p.m. The goal of the event is to raise awareness about sexual assault and is held every April, which is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

 

School news: William Carey scholars

Posted 4/6/2019 in Community

 

Pageantry and service

Posted 3/30/2019 in Community

An evening of pageantry and a focus on service marked the introduction of the Junior Auxiliary of Columbus 2019 Charity Ball king and queen Saturday at Trotter Convention Center in Columbus.

Town & Tower & Tarmac meeting to feature CAFB vice commander

Posted 3/30/2019 in Community

The Town & Tower Club quarterly meeting will include the Columbus Air Force Base.

 

UA reminder: researchers seek youth for June autism study

Posted 3/30/2019 in Community

University of Alabama researchers are seeking youth participants for a theater-based autism spectrum disorder study cohort to begin in June 2019.

 

 

School news: Annunciation Catholic School honors

Posted 3/30/2019 in Community

 

 

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