Dec 20

Gill Harris and The Big Band Theory to Perform on February 13, 2015

 

Dec 20

Duck Commander Independence Bowl: South Carolina vs Miami by Bryan Law

Duck Commander Independence Bowl: South Carolina vs Miami by Bryan Law Well folks, this is it. The last SEC bowl preview before the first one kicks off on December 27th, meaning this bowl which I am about to talk about. It had been somewhat of Read more […]

Dec 20

EMCC LAUNCH PAD APPLAUDS SANDERSON PLUMBING EMPLOYEES

MAYHEW – In the face of immense uncertainty, a group of employees laid off from the closed Sanderson Plumbing facility in Columbus have pushed ahead toward a new chapter. And in the process they inspired a group who specializes in new chapters. Around Read more […]

Dec 20

Backyard Astronomy workshop to be held at Plymouth Bluff Center

Backyard Astronomy workshop to be held at Plymouth Bluff Center COLUMBUS, Miss. – The stars will shine Friday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Plymouth Bluff Center. A Backyard Astronomy workshop, led by David Teske of Rainwater Observatory, will Read more […]

Dec 19

Birmingham Bowl: Florida vs East Carolina by Bryan Law

Birmingham Bowl: Florida vs East Carolina by Bryan Law Well Florida got one thing off their wish list for this year: getting to a bowl game. The sad part is they had to get rid of Will Muschamp to get it! Muschamp is now the Auburn defensive Read more […]

Dec 19

AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Texas A&M vs West Virginia by Bryan Law

AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Texas A&M vs West Virginia by Bryan Law What was thought to be a trip to Arlington in their home state of Texas got viciously detoured to Memphis. Texas A&M was thought to take the SEC by storm until they got knocked Read more […]

Dec 19

Merry Christmas from Real Media and WOT2A (Video)

Merry Christmas from Real Media and WOT2A (Video)   If you loved the pictures, you will love the video! http://video214.com/play/eozsns5ZzY2cPRLfy010Pg/s/dark Visit us: Real Readiness/Real Media is proud to announce that we are Read more […]

Dec 19

VETERANS POST by Freddy Groves: Answering Machines at Homeless Hotline

VETERANS POST by Freddy Groves: Answering Machines at Homeless Hotline Too many homeless veterans aren’t getting the services they need when they call the hotline. The VHA National Call Center for Homeless Veterans is supposed to provide 24/7 Read more […]

Dec 18

Merry Christmas from Connie Gore

Merry Christmas from Connie Gore  Here is Connie in the Christmas Mood!  You have to love every minute of it!  And you should.   And thanks again to the amazing Tim Thompson!!!     Real Readiness/Real Media is proud Read more […]

Dec 18

Mississippi University for Women to raise awareness of healthy eating

Mississippi University for Women to raise awareness of healthy eating COLUMBUS, Miss. — Mississippi University for Women plans to make Mississippi healthier with mobile kitchen demonstrations of healthy ingredients and food preparation. In Read more […]

Dec 18

PAW’S CORNER By Sam Mazzotta: Pet’s First Visit to the Veterinarian

PAW’S CORNER By Sam Mazzotta:  Pet’s First Visit to the Veterinarian DEAR PAW’S CORNER: I’m planning to adopt a cat soon. This is my first pet, and I’m looking forward to caring for it. The local shelter gave me a few instructions to follow, pre-adoption, Read more […]

Dec 17

Sprint To End NASCAR Sponsorship after 2016 By Bryan Law

Sprint To End NASCAR Sponsorship after 2016 By Bryan Law What looked like a marriage made in Heaven when Sprint became corporate sponsor for NASCAR’s top level will sadly come to an end in 2 more years. Sprint has announced they will not renew Read more […]

Dec 17

Merry Christmas from Cori White

Merry Christmas from Cori White For all you Cori fan’s out there, here you go and Merry Christmas!  It is Santa Hat time for our favorite Tattooed Girl!  And yes there will be more in 2015.  And thanks again to the amazing Tim Thompson! Slideshow:   Real Read more […]

Dec 17

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl: Arkansas vs Texas by Bryan Law

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl: Arkansas vs Texas by Bryan Law  If it’s anything I love to see it is a current SEC school going against old foes from former conferences. Arkansas and Texas were both in the Southwest Conference during their vintage Read more […]

Dec 17

THIS IS A HAMMER By Samantha Mazzotta: Leaky Window Sash Is a Simple Fix

THIS IS A HAMMER By Samantha Mazzotta: Leaky Window Sash Is a Simple Fix Q: One of the windows in our bedroom is leaking air underneath the bottom sash. On cold days I can feel air flowing between the sash and the windowsill, and condensation often Read more […]

Dec 16

Baptist Golden Triangle—January Events

Baptist Golden Triangle—January Events CPR Classes are offered at Baptist Golden Triangle, 6 p.m., in the Patient Tower. January classes will be held on Monday, Jan. 12 and Jan 26. Pre-registration is required. Call the Education Department at (662) Read more […]

Dec 16

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: LSU vs Notre Dame by Bryan Law

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: LSU vs Notre Dame  by Bryan Law  This matchup looks pretty fun to watch. Every once in a while, Notre Dame plays a SEC team. Of course the last time they did they got drummed by Alabama 42-14 in the Read more […]

Dec 16

Thinkin’ Out Loud Article: Yes, Virginia, There Is A Christ In Christmas By Greg Allen

Thinkin’ Out Loud Article: Yes, Virginia, There Is A Christ In Christmas Christmas isn’t about mistletoe, roasting chestnuts, or some fat guy sliding down the chimney.  It’s more like “Peace on earth; goodwill toward man.”  It’s the birth Read more […]

Dec 16

Political Cartoons For December 16, 2014

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Dec 16

THE RICH LOWRY COLUMN: Christmas at the Battle of the Bulge

THE RICH LOWRY COLUMN: Christmas at the Battle of the Bulge  “Sir, this is Patton talking … You have just got to make up Your mind whose side You’re on. You must come to my assistance, so that I may dispatch the entire German Army as a birthday Read more […]

Dec 16

EMCC HOLDS FALL COMMENCEMENT FOR GED GRADUATES

EMCC HOLDS FALL COMMENCEMENT FOR GED GRADUATES Real Readiness/Real Media is proud to announce that we are now selling Guardian Survival Gear  Please go by www.facebook.com/rspublishing and hit the LIKE button for us and Join the Real Media Read more […]

Dec 15

More Christmas Cheer from WOT2A and Real Media!!

More Christmas Cheer from WOT2A and Real Media!!   Read more […]

Dec 15

Merry Christmas from WOT2A and Real Media!!

Merry Christmas from WOT2A and Real Media!! Read more […]

Dec 15

TaxSlayer Bowl: Tennessee vs Iowa by Bryan Law

TaxSlayer Bowl: Tennessee vs Iowa by Bryan Law This is the one thing Volunteer fans have waited for since 2010: a bowl game. After squeezing by Vanderbilt, they became bowl eligible for the first time in 4 years. Becoming eligible is not the only Read more […]

Dec 15

Time to Awaken yet? By Darren Walker

Time to Awaken yet? By Darren Walker Yes, it is time for me to move away from my computer and stand up and say “I am a nerd and I am proud”. What do you mean you already knew that? In just 52 short weeks the next Star Wars film is planned Read more […]

Dec 15

NBC Avoids the Nightly News by Tom Darby

NBC Avoids the Nightly News by Tom Darby NBC Nightly News remains the only national broadcast to completely have ignored ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber mocking the “stupidity” of voters. Instead of airing what Gruber said, they have done Read more […]

Dec 15

Remind me again – WHICH is the “Majority Party”? by Alexander Scipio

Remind me again – WHICH is the “Majority Party”? by Alexander Scipio After this nonsensical spending bill it’s obvious that Democrats won’t just be “leading as the minority” other than in name; they’ll just be leading, period. The GOP Read more […]

Dec 15

SENIOR NEWS LINE by Matilda Charles: The End Is Near for Savings Bonds

SENIOR NEWS LINE by Matilda Charles:  The End Is Near for Savings Bonds When you live long enough, you often see old things come around again as new. Hemlines go up and down, hairstyles change. But sometimes the good stuff goes away and doesn’t come Read more […]

Dec 14

Auburn Names Will Muschamp Defensive Coordinator by Bryan Law

Auburn Names Will Muschamp Defensive Coordinator by Bryan Law If it’s one thing the Auburn Tigers needed to improve on was defense. Well today that wish has come true. After being let go as Florida head coach,was named defensive coordinator Read more […]

Dec 14

Sunday Bible Time for December 14, 2014

Sunday Bible Time for December 14, 2014   BIBLE TRIVIA by Wilson Casey Is the book of Luke in the Old or New Testament or neither? For the journey to Bethlehem, how did Mary and Joseph travel? Bible not specific, Walked, Rode donkey, Read more […]

Dec 14

Sunday Comics for December 14, 2014

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Dec 13

Outback Bowl: Auburn vs Wisconsin by Bryan Law

 Outback Bowl: Auburn vs Wisconsin by Bryan Law Both teams have taken unexpected turns as far as coaching changes are concerned. Auburn fired defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson after being drummed for 30 or more points in the last 5 SEC Read more […]

Dec 13

CAFB— Pilot Partner Program 2014

CAFB— Pilot Partner Program 2014 “Col. John Nichols, 14th Flying Training Wing Commander, presents Mr. Chuck Bigelow of Stark Aerospace and Mrs. Marleen Hansen of Cartney-Hunt House Bed and Breakfast with plaques honoring their commitment to Read more […]

Dec 13

SPORTS QUIZ By Chris Richcreek

SPORTS QUIZ By Chris Richcreek 1. Six players have hit 200 or more home runs for the St. Louis Cardinals. Name four of them. 2. Entering 2015, who had the better record of franchises that started play in 1993: the Colorado Rockies or the Miami Marlins? 3. Read more […]

Dec 13

Lowndes County Board of Supervisors – Monday, December 15, 2014

Lowndes County Board of Supervisors – Monday, December 15, 2014 Monday, December 15, 2014 9:00 A.M. Agenda  Call to Order: President Harry Sanders Invocation: Board Member Pledge of Allegiance   Adopt Agenda Amend Agenda Announce Read more […]

Dec 13

W graduates encouraged to stay in Mississippi and make a difference

W graduates encouraged to stay in Mississippi and make a difference COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippians have a lot to be proud of when it comes to their state. Just ask Gov. Phil Bryant, who was in Columbus Friday afternoon to deliver the commencement Read more […]

Dec 13

EMCC GRADUATES MORE THAN 270 DURING FALL CEREMONIES

EMCC GRADUATES MORE THAN 270 DURING FALL CEREMONIES East Mississippi Community College held 2014 fall graduation ceremonies Dec. 12 at its Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses. The ceremonies included students who graduated during the summer Read more […]

Dec 12

Belk Bowl: Georgia vs Louisville by Bryan Law

Belk Bowl: Georgia vs Louisville Both teams have had interesting situations before and during the season. Todd Gurley unexpectedly gets suspended for getting paid for autographs while Nick Chubb fills in for him. After he comes back, he tears Read more […]

Dec 12

CIA, Torture and America by Alexander Scipio

CIA, Torture and America by Alexander Scipio I’ve been on the front lines of those ridiculing the idea that torture doesn’t work (really? How’d we find bin ladin?), saying that I would do just about anything were the lives of my family – Read more […]

Dec 12

The Adventures of the VIP: Meeting Fashion Designer Rebecca Minkoff By: Abby Hathorn

Meeting Fashion Designer Rebecca Minkoff Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to The Adventures of the VIP! So, I made a one-day, round trip from Johnson City to Birmingham recently to meet and chat with another one of my fashion heroes, Rebecca Read more […]

Dec 12

The W earns SACS 10-year reaffirmation

The W earns SACS 10-year reaffirmation COLUMBUS, Miss. — The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has reaffirmed the accreditation of Mississippi University for Women for another 10 years. The decision represents Read more […]

Dec 12

VETERANS POST by Freddy Groves: Trusting the OIG

The snafu in Phoenix, with its claims that 40 veterans died because of scheduling problems, got our attention. What has us perking up our ears now is the allegation that the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Veterans Affairs hid Read more […]

Dec 11

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl: Missouri vs Minnesota by Bryan Law

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl: Missouri vs Minnesota by Bryan Law Although they didn’t win the SEC Championship for the second straight year, Missouri does at least get a New Year’s Day bowl. Being SEC runner-up is not all that bad when you Read more […]

Dec 11

Posing As An Adult: The Week I Tried Meth (I’m Heisenberg-lite) by Emily Gaither

I didn’t really try meth. Call off the authorities. It’s called dramatic license. What did actually transpire is that my sinuses arose in a coup against my tiny nose and less tiny head. I went to the local chain apothecary with this desperate plea,”Look, Read more […]

Dec 11

THIS IS A HAMMER By Samantha Mazzotta: Salvaging a Fire Pit

Q: My parents have a freestanding copper fire pit in their backyard that they never use — except when we visit. They refuse to cover it up, so the pit fills with water, the copper discolors and the grates rust. Every year I end up buying replacement Read more […]

Dec 10

The W celebrates academic completion for its students

The W celebrates academic completion for its students COLUMBUS, Miss. — As it prepares for fall commencement, Mississippi University for Women is leading all state universities in the number of full-time students who finish their degrees. The Read more […]

Dec 10

Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl: Ole Miss vs TCU by Bryan Law

One team comes off an impressive win while another looks to blow off steam when they come to Atlanta for the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl. Ole Miss finishing off the regular season reclaiming the Egg Bowl from Mississippi State gives them huge momentum Read more […]

Dec 10

BUSHBABY BALLISTICS by Jay Morrish

  There is a cute, cuddly, little primate in Africa called a Bushbaby.  It weighs about six pounds (most of the weight is vocal chords) and has large ears and big round eyes.  It looks a bit like a Gremlin and is the sort of animal women call Read more […]

Dec 10

PAW’S CORNER By Sam Mazzotta: Dog Balks at Wheelchair

DEAR PAW’S CORNER:  My 9-year-old Shih Tzu “Mitzi” developed a hip problem due to an injury she suffered when much younger (she was a rescue). It’s become almost impossible for her to walk, and her veterinarian recommended she start using a “wheelie” Read more […]

Dec 10

The W finishes in top 20 for national recognition for community service

COLUMBUS, Miss. – For the fourth time, Mississippi University for Women has been recognized on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This year, it achieved even higher standing. In addition to being named on the President’s Read more […]

Dec 09

Capital One Orange Bowl: Mississippi State Vs Georgia Tech by Bryan Law

After the year Mississippi State had, it was almost hard to not give them a major bowl even though they were beat by Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl. Having huge wins against LSU and Auburn really had an impact on their season. Although they lost their number Read more […]

Dec 09

Women of the Second Amendment — Erin Petty

Women of the Second Amendment — Erin Petty Erin is bold, confident and proud to be part of the Women of the Second Amendment.  She is a real Southern Chick!! Women of the Second Amendment is part of the This Is Real Readiness brand. Real Read more […]

Dec 09

THE RICH LOWRY COLUMN:The Ferguson Charade

The White House response to Ferguson wouldn’t be complete without a meeting with Al Sharpton, the infamous agitator who has become President Barack Obama’s “go-to man on race,” in the words of a Politico headline from last August. So Sharpton was Read more […]

Dec 09

Political Cartoons for December 9, 2014

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Dec 09

BILLBOARD COMMITTEE MEETING CITY OF COLUMBUS, MS DECEMBER 10, 2014 9:30 A.M.

BILLBOARD COMMITTEE MEETING CITY OF COLUMBUS, MS  DECEMBER 10, 2014 9:30 A.M.   PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Billboard Committee of the City of Columbus will have a meeting. The meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m., December 10, 2014, in the Mayor’s Read more […]

Dec 08

Allstate Sugar Bowl (Playoff): Alabama Vs Ohio State by Bryan Law

Okay let’s face it, these two gentlemen are no stranger to each other. They are in fact good friends. In football reality when Urban Meyer was still at Florida, he and Alabama head coach Nick Saban pretty much ruled not only their respective Read more […]

Dec 08

Somewhere Between Rabble Rousers and Missing Facts by Tom Darby

The protests in Union Square, Times Square and Grand Central Station started small, but soon grew with the help of “This Stops Today,”  a group affiliated with Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which is overseen by labor boss Andy Read more […]

Dec 08

‘Elf ‘n’ safety gorn mard! By Darren Walker

The title of this week’s aimless meanderings is based on an exclamation beloved of many Brits every time we see some stupid rule to try and protect us but all it does is just makes our lives a little more dull or points out the blatantly obvious. OK, Read more […]

Dec 08

SENIOR NEWS LINE by Matilda Charles: Gifts for Seniors Who Have Everything

Seniors have acquired so much “stuff” over the years that we have nearly everything we need … and more. If you’ve held off buying a gift for a senior in your life because you don’t know what to get someone who already has everything, here are a few Read more […]

Dec 07

Alabama Rolls On Missouri To Win SEC Championship by Bryan Law

It was as physical as it could possibly be. A lot of things were on the line including the SEC’s spot in the CFB Playoff. It was either earn your spot one last time, or lose control of your destiny and lose it all. Alabama pretty much kept things Read more […]

Dec 07

Sunday Bible Time for December 7, 2014

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BIBLE TRIVIA by Wilson Casey Is the book of Matthew in the Old or New Testament or neither? Who was Herod’s information source as to where the Christ Child was to be born? Joseph, Reuben, Micah, Matthew From Luke 2:13, what term describes an army Read more […]

Dec 07

Sunday Comics for December 7, 2014

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Dec 06

NASCAR Offseason: What’s Going On? By Bryan Law

A lot more can go on during the NASCAR offseason as everyone thinks. You just have to follow certain sites such as NASCAR on FOX and NASCAR.com. With Champion’s Week come and gone, they look to recap and regroup for 2015. With all the major Read more […]

Dec 06

W graduates to hear from state’s chief executive at December ceremony

COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women graduates will hear from the state’s top elected official at commencement Friday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. in Whitfield Hall, Rent Auditorium. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to deliver his Read more […]

Dec 06

SEC TV Guide: SEC Championship: December 6, 2014 by Bryan Law

Alabama vs Missouri (SEC Championship, Atlanta, 4 PM ET, CBS): Yes you guessed it, it’s that time we’ve all been waiting for. One team from the SEC East and one from the SEC West come together to decide who will be the 2014 SEC Champion. #1 Alabama Read more […]

Dec 06

Political Cartoons for December 6, 2014

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Dec 06

A SPORTING VIEW By Mark Vasto: No More Bad Nights

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has announced a new profession in recent days — time traveler — and it’s just as well, since he has about as good a chance landing that gig as he does another running back job this year. Ironically, scientists Read more […]

Dec 06

SPORTS QUIZ By Chris Richcreek

1. When was the last time the Chicago Cubs won a division time? 2. Who had been the fastest pitcher to reach 500 strikeouts before Texas’ Yu Darvish (401 2/3 innings) set the new mark in 2014? 3. In 2013, Tony Romo passed for 506 yards in a game, Read more […]

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