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Elayne, going strong: The 'doctor of dots' is at it again

Posted yesterday in Community

Some call her "the doctor of dots" or "the dot lady." Galleries tend to call her an acclaimed folk artist. Elayne Goodman simply carries on, determined not to take herself too seriously, turning the world around her into one of unbridled color and imagination.

Boys & Girls Clubs extend closure through summer

Posted yesterday in Community

Activity and laughter would normally fill every Boys & Girls Club facility in the Golden Triangle on a typical July weekday.

In the garden with Felder: Magnolias and Mississippi

Posted yesterday in Columns

What says "forever Mississippi" to you?

 

Campus tours now available at The W

Posted yesterday in Community

Mississippi University for Women will begin offering on-campus tours for prospective students starting Wednesday, July 8.

 

After nearly 70 years in education, MSU's Wolverton announces retirement

Posted yesterday in Community

Distinguished Mississippi State University Professor of Classics Robert E. "Bob" Wolverton Sr. announced his retirement after approximately 70 years in education.

Jones named W archives and special collections librarian

Posted yesterday in Community

Victoria "Vic" Jones was recently named archives and special collections librarian for the Beulah Culbertson Archives and Special Collections inside Fant Memorial Library at Mississippi University for Women.

Southern Gardening: Veggie gardens thrive despite summer heat

Posted yesterday in Columns

Each year as we approach Independence Day, my landscape and garden begin a transition to what I like to call "second summer." This is due to the heat and humidity that set in anywhere from late April to mid-May.

 

MSU issues revised academic calendar for fall

Posted yesterday in Community

Mississippi State is announcing a revised fall academic calendar, keeping the health and safety of the university family top-of-mind while delivering the highest quality academic experience possible for students.

 

FAA selects MSU's Raspet Flight Research Lab to lead UAS safety efforts

Posted yesterday in Community

Mississippi State University once again is leading a major federal unmanned aircraft systems research, testing and development initiative.

Flush water systems to reduce lead levels

Posted yesterday in Community

Two simple, daily steps can protect Mississippi's youngest citizens from lead poisoning.

'Margaret's mayo': Dot Reichle shares her mama's homemade mayo, in time for a Fourth feast

Posted 7/1/2020 in Food

Dot Reichle is a woman of many talents, perhaps none so well-known as her tasty touch with food. With family Fourth of July spreads just ahead, she shares one of the secrets to her success -- her mama's homemade mayonnaise recipe. It was one of Margaret Evans' culinary signatures, often given to friends as gifts.

Butter Together: If you can't take the heat, get out of the ... nevermind. There's nowhere to go.

Posted 7/1/2020 in Food

This week, I've cut my husband's hair -- thank goodness it's curly and doesn't show my many mistakes. I've replaced the hose on the vacuum -- after seven years of patching it with duct tape, it was bittersweet to discover I could replace the dang thing myself for $15 and about five minutes.

Pop a shareable snack

Posted 7/1/2020 in Food

A whole-grain food, popcorn has energy-producing carbohydrates and fiber, which can help keep you satisfied longer when looking for an at-home snack to share with loved ones.

Add seafood to summer meals

Posted 7/1/2020 in Food

Grilled meals provide a summer escape for many families by offering opportunities to spend moments together while enjoying flavorful dishes.

Making a difference

Posted 6/27/2020 in Community

For more than 75 years, Junior Auxiliary of Columbus has been an active community partner, giving thousands of service hours in benefit of the children of Lowndes County. The nonprofit organization's annual Charity Ball is a celebration and review of the work accomplished that year, and a reveal of the Charity Ball king and queen.

MSU stargazers Tanner, Geneser part of new planet discovery

Posted 6/27/2020 in Community

A Mississippi State physics and astronomy faculty member and graduate student are among authors of a paper published in the journal Nature June 24 announcing their discovery of a new planet orbiting a nearby star 31.9 light-years away.

In the garden with Felder: Good 'actors' can provide color even in summer's dog days

Posted 6/27/2020 in Columns

What to do when the hydrangeas stop flowering by July?

 

Music Tourism Convention postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19

Posted 6/27/2020 in Entertainment

The fifth edition of the Music Tourism Convention, originally scheduled for this September in Cleveland, Mississippi, has been postponed until 2021.

 

 

MAC calls for Governor's Arts Awards nominations

Posted 6/27/2020 in Entertainment

The Mississippi Arts Commission is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Governor's Arts Awards, an annual ceremony that recognizes individuals and organizations who have made noteworthy contributions to the arts in the state of Mississippi.

 

Southern Gardening: Bring coveted blue to home landscapes

Posted 6/27/2020 in Columns

Everyone has a certain color that is their absolute favorite, and I'm no different. And while I really like the entire palette of colors available for our gardens and landscape, the one color I must have is blue.

 

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