Keenum: State is short-sighted in failing to invest in higher education
Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum divided most of his speaking time at Tuesday’s Columbus Rotary Club between looking back at the first technological revolution and the one he feels lies just ahead.
USM president urges Columbus leaders to support higher education
University of Southern Mississippi President Rodney Bennett urged Columbus leaders to support public higher education at Tuesday’s Columbus Rotary Club meeting at Lion Hills.
Former IRS agent talks financial crimes at Columbus Rotary
Financial crimes don’t just happen on Wall Street. They’re common in Mississippi, said former Internal Revenue Service investigator Phil Hull.
Mayor: CMSD needs leadership changes
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith told the Rotary Club on Tuesday he believes city’s school district needs leadership changes.
Interim Chamber head tells Rotarians about Lowndes Young Leaders
Bill Walker expressed a few reservations as he stood atop the ladder.
AG Hood says legislature’s actions are costly, frustrating
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood was a few minutes late for his appearance at the Columbus Rotary Club Tuesday.
Gunn rallies against Initiative 42
Philip Gunn said he takes offense when people say Mississippi’s leaders aren’t education-minded.
Our View: YMCA, Rotary join forces to ease the suffering of Parkinson’s patients
The Frank P. Phillips YMCA Parkinson’s aquatics exercise program that started 10 years ago really began in Japan, when Wesley Platt visited an international Rotary Convention in Osaka.