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High school football gets underway Thursday night

High school football season kicks off this Thursday night with both Calhoun City and Vardaman hosting games, while Bruce and Calhoun Academy open the 2018 season Friday. … [Read More...]

Allie Kendall competes, Mrs. America pageant

Mrs. Mississippi Allie Kendall of Vardaman will be competing in the Mrs. America pageant in Las Vegas next week. … [Read More...]

Police Chief decision won’t be rushed in Calhoun City

Calhoun City Mayor Amye Hill and the board of aldermen have begun the process of reviewing the resumes of the eight applicants seeking to become the town’s new police chief. … [Read More...]


10 things to look for this high school football season

The high school football season gets underway Thursday night with both Calhoun City and Vardaman at home. Bruce opens … [Read More...]

Vardaman sweeps Bruce, Calhoun City to win county slow pitch tournament

The Vardaman Lady Rams swept Bruce (11-0) and Calhoun City (20-10) Saturday afternoon to win the county tournament to … [Read More...]

Lady Cougars’ Tedder “All In” for 2018 season

Calhoun Academy’s Lady Cougars have gotten off to a strong start to the fastpitch season. The team only has two seniors, … [Read More...]

Lady Cougars keep winning, defeat Humphreys

Calhoun Academy hammered Humphreys 14-3 last week to continue their strong start to the season. … [Read More...]

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Increase in assessed value may allow county to drop millage

Calhoun County Supervisors discussed including several increases in the county budget Tuesday … [Read More...]

Effort started to add “Buddy Benches” at all local schools

Leigh Childs asked the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce Tuesday for support in establishing “Buddy … [Read More...]

Dr. Langford outlines her vision for school district to Bruce Rotary Club

Calhoun County Schools’ Superintendent, Dr. Lisa Langford, told the Bruce Rotary Club last week she … [Read More...]

Blount’s store closes in Bruce; Calhoun Discount Mall undergoing change

Two more county businesses announced they were closing last week. … [Read More...]

Third District Drug Court graduation set for Aug. 14 in Oxford

Eleven people are expected to graduate from the Third Judicial District Drug Court during a ceremony … [Read More...]

State blood drive visits Calhoun City Tuesday

CALHOUN CITY, Miss. — It’s the final week of the Mississippi Blood Services “Save Our Summer $1,000 … [Read More...]

Logan is first to qualify for school board

The first week of election qualifying for Calhoun County School Board has concluded with one one … [Read More...]

Denton pleads guilty to second degree murder

A Calhoun City man pled guilty today to second degree murder and will serve 25 years in prison. … [Read More...]

Ellard draws Pittsboro map on plywood piece

C.D. Ellard, Pittsboro, made a map on plywood of the Town of Pittsboro in 1958. The original records … [Read More...]

Logan begins his ministry as pastor of Pleasant Grove

Trey Logan, 19, said he’s been inspired to preach for years. … [Read More...]

Parker arrested when he shows up at courthouse for circuit court

Sheriff Greg Pollan said a two-year investigation by his office and the Mississippi Bureau of … [Read More...]

Jordan attempts to get trial moved out of Calhoun

Loray Jordan, the former Bruce High School assistant coach charged with touching a child for lustful … [Read More...]

Vardaman Town Hall to start closing at noon on Wednesdays

Vardaman Board of Aldermen agreed at their meeting last night to close at noon on Wednesdays until … [Read More...]

Daniel’s Temple broken into again in Derma

Derma resident Andrea Corbitt talked to the Board of Aldermen about two breakins at Daniels Temple … [Read More...]

Arrest disputed to Bruce board; mayor helps recover $67,000 for town

Tonya Moore spoke to the Bruce Mayor and Board Tuesday protesting the recent arrest of her son … [Read More...]

Police business dominates ‘City meeting; Two executive sessions held

Police business was the bulk of the Calhoun City board meeting last night, which included two … [Read More...]

Weeks resigns from school board as qualifying begins this week

Bubba Weeks, of Bruce, resigned last week from the Calhoun County School Board. … [Read More...]

Excel closes in Calhoun City

A new school year began this week but it’s the first in 23 years that students won’t have the option … [Read More...]

Murphree Frame among the latest local business closings

Murphree Frame Supply in Bruce is the latest of a handful of businesses around the county that have … [Read More...]

Dr. Langford and new Northwest president speak to supervisors

Dr. Lisa Langford, addressing the board of supervisors for the first time since being appointed … [Read More...]

TDS disputes county tax bill; sewerage issues at fairgrounds discussed

Calhoun County Supervisors listened to a complaint Monday morning, via conference call, from … [Read More...]

Presley Asking for Volunteers for Calhoun County Task Force on Cellular Telephone and High-Speed Internet Service

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is asking for volunteers in Calhoun County to serve on … [Read More...]

Dunagin fought in Asiatic-Pacific; he was buried at sea near Saipan

My Dad, Charles Ado Dunagin was born March 20, 1914 and his parents were Charlie E. and Mattie … [Read More...]

Hawkins Motor Company shares business history

The following notice appeared in the Monitor Herald on August 30, 1934. “We desire to inform the … [Read More...]

Anderson excited to start his ministry in Pittsboro

Vincent Anderson looks to welcome everyone to Pittsboro Baptist Church as their new pastor. … [Read More...]

Two surrender to Lafayette County authorities after 18-wheeler theft

Two men have been arrested following the April 18 theft of an 18-wheeler in Oxford. … [Read More...]

Dr. Langford outlines some of the changes implemented in school district thus far

Dr. Lisa Langford, in her first superintendent’s report to the school board Monday night in … [Read More...]

Ready, Set, Go! Summer program aims to help kids for years to come

Charles Bailey, of Bruce, was originally looking for a way to give his twin daughters – Jayla and … [Read More...]

Roberts sees unlimited potential for success with the Bruce Trojans Band

Cody Roberts is in the middle of Band Camp getting to know and leading 90-plus Bruce Trojans as they … [Read More...]

Vardaman clerk injured in Sunday wreck in Paris; City Hall closed

Vardaman City Hall is closed this week due to an auto accident involving deputy clerk Amy White. … [Read More...]

School board approves new district logo, long list of personnel moves, student transfers

School board approves new district logo, approves numerous personnel moves and student transfers at … [Read More...]

Two Houston men arrested, another sought for burglary

Two Houston men have been arrested and another man is sought in connection with a daytime burglary … [Read More...]

School district releases calendar for 2018-19 school year

Calendar for 2018-19 school year released by school district. First day of school for students is … [Read More...]

Loyd School caused community to grow and thrive

In 1900 the old Brown school was moved and located adjacent to the Hurricane Methodist Church and … [Read More...]

Risher settling in as new pastor at Pleasant Hill

Robin Risher, 50, jokes that he had a “drug problem” when he was growing up. … [Read More...]

Five applicants already for Calhoun City Chief job; board looks to raise taxes and water rates

The Calhoun City mayor and board of aldermen held a couple of special called meetings last week to … [Read More...]

County supervisors begin budget work for new fiscal year

Calhoun County Supervisors heard initial requests from various departments last week as they began … [Read More...]

Pittsboro Town Hall to add credit card machine for customers

Pittsboro town board’s monthly meeting for July, which was postponed from its original date of July … [Read More...]

School District outlines budget sought with hearing set for July 26

The Calhoun County School District will hold a public hearing on its proposed school district budget … [Read More...]

Calhoun students take part in Ole Miss’ “Rebel Upward Bound Institute”

OXFORD, Miss – Thirty-two students from area schools benefited from a new summer math program at the … [Read More...]

Big Creek woman dies in ‘freak accident’ at Grenada Lake

A Big Creek woman died in a freak accident in a remote area of Grenada Lake this weekend. … [Read More...]

Post office granted to Loyd in ‘84, name origin is mystery

During Andrew Jackson’s administration as President, a policy was adopted to remove all Eastern … [Read More...]

Will Dowling feels like he’s come home to Lewis Memorial UMC

Will Dowling, Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church’s new pastor, fell in love with preaching at a … [Read More...]

Boyles earns Purple Heart in Vietnam War

Howell Johnson (Johnny) Boyles grew up a couple of blocks from both the school and square in Calhoun … [Read More...]

R&L Motel owner charged with drug sale

A Calhoun City business owner has been charged with sale of methamphetamine as part of an … [Read More...]

Loose garbage is a problem, but carts are an expensive option for the county

All garbage must be bagged. That’s the reminder from county officials who try to find solutions for … [Read More...]

Calhoun City police chief resigns, plans to retire

Tito Lopez is resigning as chief of police in Calhoun City. Lopez submitted his two-week notice … [Read More...]

Zemek indicted by grand jury for role in deadly accident last march

Former Mississippi Highway Patrolman Lou Zemek, of Bruce, has been charged in connection with an … [Read More...]

Chamber pleased with Sawmill Festival; mayor speaks on path in Bruce Park

Bruce Chamber of Commerce president Theresa Nicks proclaimed the Bruce Sawmill Festival this weekend … [Read More...]

Derma churches broken into

Derma Police are investigating a pair of break-ins of local churches. … [Read More...]

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