Monthly Archives: February 2013

The W, Columbus host Women in the Arts showcase

COLUMBUS, Miss. — Mississippi University for Women and the Columbus Arts Council will host the National Museum of Women in the Arts – Mississippi State Committee (NMWA-MSC) March 4 and 5 on The W campus in Columbus. The event will…

Ole Miss Boosts Amounts of Leadership Scholarships

For hundreds of high school student body presidents, valedictorians and salutatorians; Eagle Scouts; and participants in Mississippi Boys State and Girls State, a University of Mississippi education just became a much better value. The university has increased the amounts for…

Awarded Columbus Pilgrimage Adds Attraction

COLUMBUS, MS – How to make one of the Southeast¹s most magical visitor events more magical? For Columbus, Mississippi¹s 73rd annual Spring Pilgrimage, the answer was simple: Add a touch of a true magician to the festivities. This year, the…

Mississippian who heads UPS to speak Thursday

STARKVILLE, Miss.–The Greenwood native who rose from part-time package handler to the chief operating officer of United Parcel Service (UPS) speaks Thursday [Feb. 28] at Mississippi State. David Abney is the latest guest for the College of Business’ Leo W.…

Lyceum program to feature two ‘string’ masters

STARKVILLE, Miss.–New York blues musician Eric Bibb and popular African performer Habib Koite will be featured March 5 at Mississippi State’s second Lyceum Series program of the spring semester. The 7:30 p.m. concert will take place in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth…

Nurse charged with stealing drugs from Meridian facility

Jackson, MS‹A Lauderdale County nurse has been arrested for illegally obtaining drugs from the nursing home where she was working, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Shannon Bomar, age 36, of Lauderdale (in Lauderdale County), was arrested recently following indictment…

OCH Wellness Connection to Offer Tai Chi Classes

The Wellness Connection of OCH Regional Medical Center will offer an eight-week Tai Chi class beginning Tuesday, March 5 from 5:15 p.m. ­ 6:15 p.m. in the OCH HealthPlex Aerobic Room. A form of moving meditation, Tai Chi emphasizes moves…