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Up to scratch: Love of animals, talent and 'tiny details' merge in unique portraits

Posted 7/13/2019 in Community

Al Poochino met his visitors at the front door, a big, furry, tail-wagging greeter ready for his close-up with The Dispatch photographer. The seven-year-old mixed breed canine is one of about 50 dogs -- and a few cats -- who have so far been immortalized in scratchboard portraits by Mary Ellen Owings of Columbus.

Summer Scholars On Stage: a different summer camp

Posted 7/13/2019 in Community

Mention of summer camp often evokes visions of swimming, zip lining or s'mores. At Mississippi State's Summer Scholars On Stage, however, the emphasis is on writing, music, acting and production during three intensely creative weeks.

Learn to spike, taper, fade in new EMCC Barbering program

Posted 7/13/2019 in Community

For the first time, East Mississippi Community College will offer a program that qualifies students to take the Mississippi Board of Barber Examiners' test.

Cumberland takes on new role at The W

Posted 7/13/2019 in Community

A veteran alumni relations professional is assuming additional duties at Mississippi University for Women.

New permit options, parking spaces on the horizon for MSU

Posted 7/13/2019 in Community

As Mississippi State continues to strive to meet growing parking demands, MSU Parking and Transit Services is offering a new parking permit options for students this fall.

 

Military brief: Simon graduates

Posted 7/13/2019 in Community

 

 

School news: Bowen receives scholarship

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Quick tips for less garden strain

Posted 7/13/2019 in Community

Heavy lifting and repetitive motions from gardening can put you at risk for stiff muscles and other joint pain.

 

On the move: Community walking and rucking group is making strides

Posted 7/6/2019 in Community

A Monday post on the FitWalk Facebook page read, "We maxed out the sweat-o-meter today, 3.5 miles and lots of sunshine on farm roads. It takes courage (or something ... ?) to do this in July -- in Mississippi."

Area teen named DYW first runner-up at national finals

Posted 7/6/2019 in Community

On June 29, Lori Feng of Starkville was named first runner-up at the 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of America National Finals in Mobile, Alabama, and was presented a cash scholarship of $20,000.

Columbus artists in Top Five for 2019 Diamond Awards

Posted 7/6/2019 in Community

On June 25, SGNScoops Magazine announced the Top Five nominees for the 2019 Diamond Awards, which celebrate Southern, country and bluegrass gospel music.

 

School news: Cornelisen, Kerby in program

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School news: Mosby graduates

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School news: Cox on President's List

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School news: UA graduates

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School news: UA honors

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Jordan named MSU's interim VP for research and economic development

Posted 7/6/2019 in Community

Julie Jordan of Columbus has been named Mississippi State University's interim vice president of research and economic development (ORED).

 

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