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Taking command: From small town Mississippi to the military's world stage

Posted yesterday in Community

As a senior at Aberdeen High School in the spring of 1994, Scott Rowe was named "Most Likely to Succeed." The honor has proven prophetic many times over.

Third Saturdays at Columbus farmers market rev up

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

Genuine car enthusiasts seldom get enough of admiring vehicles and talking "shop."

In the garden with Felder: 'Oh, the places you'll go'

Posted yesterday in Columns

Pardon my getting maudlin, but how do you get rid of old plants that you've carefully nurtured for decades? Those that aren't ready for the compost pile?

Sorry AC/DC, rock and roll is noise pollution, MSU study shows

Posted yesterday in Community

A recent study by Mississippi State University researchers shows that contrary to what rock band AC/DC famously hypothesized in its 1980 classic song, rock and roll is noise pollution and can have a harmful effect on environmental systems.

Lion Hills Golf Club installing championship quality greens

Posted yesterday in Community

East Mississippi Community College's Lion Hills Center and Golf Club is in the final phase of converting the golf course greens to a premium grass that has become the industry-leading standard at high-end golf courses across the country.

Hunley joins The W as human resources director

Posted yesterday in Community

Mississippi University for Women has named Greg Hunley as director of human resources. Hunley brings more than 12 years of human resource management and business administration experience to The W.

Southern Gardening: Certain blooming plants attract many butterflies

Posted yesterday in Columns

Like most gardeners, I love watching the various butterflies that visit my garden.

Natural pain relief could be as close as the garden

Posted yesterday in Community

Busy schedules, over indulging and strenuous summer activities can lead to sore muscles, indigestion and headaches.

 

School news: NEMCC honors

Posted yesterday in Community

 

 

School news: William Carey honors

Posted yesterday in Community

 

School news: EMCC avionics, cabling graduates

Posted yesterday in Community

Eleven students graduated June 29 from East Mississippi Community College's Avionics and Cabling program on the Golden Triangle campus. Students in the 12-week program are taught skills needed by area manufacturers, such as avionics wiring, reading schematics, soldering and wiring terminals and plugs. Graduates are, from left: (kneeling) Christopher Wright (Columbus) and Brodie Dinger (Caledonia). Middle row: James Davis (Starkville), Aaren Hunter (Columbus), Jasmine Carter (Starkville), Emmanuel Ware (Starkville), Theodis Griffin Jr. (Pheba) and Kristen Stewart (West Point). Back row: Teresa Brooks (Columbus), Taylor Thompson (Starkville) and Kimberly Coats (Starkville).

School news: EMCC practical nursing

Posted yesterday in Community

Twenty-four students graduated from East Mississippi Community College's Practical Nursing program June 30. In front, from left, are Savannah Cummings, Tyneshia Shelton, Shametrius Sanders, Austin Harris, Niyah Brooks, Shelby Boulware, Heather Bailey and Heather Brashears. In back are Brandi Wright, Michelle Sales, Kameshia Harris, Candace Blanton, Brittany Jana Evans, Anna Seawright, Shavonne Davidson, Montana Spencer, Wanda Holman, Kinishua Pierce, McKenzie Hancock, Jason Taylor, Davius Smith, Michael Wilson, Javockie Robinson and Kanesha Johnson.

 

Out There for the week of July 15, 2018

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of July 15, 2018

Posted yesterday in Entertainment

 

Puttin' on the dog: 'Grown up dogs' (and a little history) for National Hot Dog Month

Posted 7/11/2018 in Food

July is National Hot Dog Month, and that sent me digging into the back story of one of America's favorite foods. What an entertaining side trip it was.

A cookie maybe better than a s'more and without the campfire

Posted 7/11/2018 in Food

You don't need a campfire to capture the flavors of s'mores; the combination of wheaty graham crackers, rich chocolate, and sweet, gooey toasted marshmallow is good any time of year.

This gazpacho shines after a sherry vinegar marinade bath

Posted 7/11/2018 in Food

Hand-cut vegetables marinated in seasoned vinegar are the key to this stellar gazpacho.

Cooking on deadline: watermelon strawberry smoothie

Posted 7/11/2018 in Food

Holy mother of summer, it's gotten hot.

Cooking on deadline: Southwestern black bean and corn salad

Posted 7/11/2018 in Food

This is one of those salads that just saves the day over and over again.

Up to speed: Sometimes best friends have four legs ...

Posted 7/7/2018 in Community

Joy Nabors is into speed and precision, into pushing limits with a near half-ton, hairy partner in a sport ruled by athleticism, control and split-second decisions.

 

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