Archives for May 2009

Clarke Earns Second At First Tour Tourney

Cameron Clarke, of Pittsboro, finished second at the first tournament of the year on the Coca-Cola Junior golf tour.

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School Board Approves ‘City Principal Position

Calhoun County School Board approved establishing a new principal
position for Calhoun City Middle School (grades 5-7) at a special
called meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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Regaining One’s Appetite Not Easy

June 3, 2004 – Regaining one’s appetite is not an easy task. It began slowly a few
weeks ago with the aid of some kind of bottled high protein drink like
you see in all the health food sections of grocery stores—Boost,
Ensure, etc.

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The Key Word Is Baseball

josh_warren_small.jpgJosh Warren is happiest when he’s on a baseball field. “That’s what I love most, by far,” Warren said with a wide grin. It’s that love for the game that helped him to survive the most difficult time in his young life. He was 7-years-old when he was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia – a rare,
but serious disorder causing the bone marrow to fail to produce blood

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Calhoun City Dodgers

dodgers.jpgThe Calhoun City Dodgers recently placed 2nd in 2009 Chickasaw Chaps & Chicks Relay for Life Tournament in Houston.  Team members are, from left, front, Jatavian Jackson, Jobi Cook, Preston Conlee, Okoye Harper, Chandarius Hill, Ramauri McGuirt; back, Will Fleming, McGreger Lee, Anfernee Campbell, Hayden Goodson, Tate Porter, and Will Shankle.  Coaches are Mike Shankle, Dinky Fleming, Chris Lee, Mark Goodson, and Eric Porter. Photo by Ginger Cook

Vardaman Football Camp A Success

The Vardaman football camp held last Saturday drew a good group of young players.

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Local Athletes In All Star Game Saturday

Calhoun County will be well represented at the Northeast Mississippi
Boys’ and Girls’ All Star Games at Northeast Community College in
Booneville this Saturday.

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Paul Black Hits Hole-In-One

Paul Black, of Calhoun City, hit a hole-in-one at a golf tournament in Kentucky recently.

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Memorial Day Brings Thoughts Of Frankie

Memorial Day is always a special day of remembrance. I always enjoy seeing the older veterans pridefully wearing their
uniforms for the ceremonies on the Bruce and Calhoun City squares. I always think of my grandfathers – the late Gordon Ferguson of Utica
and G.L. McNeece of Raymond – who are both veterans of World War II. I think of my dad’s service in Vietnam, and most of his friends’ as well.

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Bobbye Mason

Bobbye Mason’s philosophy is, “Feed the stomach; feed the soul.” She
loves to cook for others and watch them gorge themselves on whatever
they love to eat.
She “dearly loves” recipes and reads cookbooks as she would a good
novel. There are cookbooks in every available nook and cranny of her
kitchen and whenever she finds a recipe that interests her, she marks
it to try later.

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