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Just horsing around: CSRA's roots in the equine industry run deep

...the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. The show has grown to be the largest cutting horse event east of the Mississippi River, and will celebrate its 36th consecutive year in January 2015. It has been an economic engine for the area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-20/just-horsing-aro
Ramblin' Rhodes: Bogguss to celebrate season with show at Imperial

...western U.S.Much of Bogguss' interest in creativity and the outdoors came from fishing with her father on the Mississippi River and growing up as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA; eventually earning the organization's high rank of cadette...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-09/ramblin-rhodes-boggus
Best way to get rid of armadillos is to trap them

...Texas right after the turn of the 20th century.By the 1930s they were in Louisiana and by 1954 they had crossed the Mississippi River heading east. Don't ask me how they got across the river. Maybe they caught a ferry! In the 1950s they were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-10-30/best-way-get-rid-arm
Heart deaths decline but at different rates in area counties

...decline was as little as 2 percent to nearly 80 percent in some counties, with the smallest declines clustered in the Mississippi River Delta region, eastern Kentucky and Oklahoma and in Georgia, the central and southern part of the state. The report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-24/heart-deaths-decline-differe
Bill Kirby: Mother Nature can be worrisome

...wedding of their son Ed to Brigette Bristol.Charles and Mary Reeves, of Harlem, were "rolling on the (Ohio and Mississippi) river."And Anthony and Susan Lamb, of Gibson, Ga., made it to Mount Rushmore and Pike's Peak. "Amazing sites...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-06/mother-nature-can-be-worrisom
Southern Nationals returns to Augusta this weekend

...it also generates national attention for Augusta. This is the only major drag-race tournament held east of the Mississippi River."The event, which annually takes place the third weekend of July, begins with noncompetitive testing and a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-18/southern-nationals-returns-a
LSU tandem, friends likely to go seperate ways in draft

...they spent breaks at either Beckham's family home in New Orleans or the Landry's place in Convent, a small Mississippi River town between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. They were constantly together at lunch, dinner, even at a few NBA games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-06/lsu-tandem-friends-likely-go-
You're welcome

...growing bedroom communities of Columbia County to find Thurmond Lake, one of the largest manmade lakes east of the Mississippi River whose 1,200-mile shoreline is larger than the Eastern seaboard.For less leisurely water fun, you might want to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-05/youre-welcome
Ft. Stewart expects to shed 1,900 troops in 2015

...another send-off within the next year. Only this time, it will be for good.The largest Army post east of the Mississippi River, Fort Stewart is scheduled to lose roughly 1,900 soldiers when its 2nd Brigade gets shuttered as part of the Army's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-15/ft-stewart-expects-shed-1900-
Augusta Futurity events feature cutting horses, Wrangler Family Fun Fest

The Augusta Futurity, the 35th edition of the largest cutting horse show east of the Mississippi River, continues through Saturday, Jan. 25, at James Brown Arena. Cutting horse competition begins at 10 a.m. daily.The Wrangler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-22/augusta-futurity-even