Archives for January 2015

U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee in hospice care

Rep. Alan Nunnelee, who has been absent from Capitol Hill for the majority of the past year after being diagnosed with a brain tumor in the spring, was moved to home hospice care in Tupelo Monday according to a source with knowledge of the Republican’s condition.

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Sue Martin

Sue Easley Martin, 84, of Pittsboro,  died Friday, January 30, 2015, at Bruce Community Living Center. Born Sunday, Nov. 2, 1930, in Calhoun county, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Easley and late Dora Parker Easley.  She was a member of Pittsboro Baptist Church, and was etired after 26 plus years as Deputy Tax Assessor.  [Read more...]

Calhoun City cheerleader tryouts Feb. 27

Tryouts to be on next year’s cheer squad will be held on February 27.

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Calhoun Academy Science Fair

Overall winners in the 2014-15 Calhoun Academy Science Fair were, from left, front, Bo Howell; back, Lonnie MOrphis, Christen Tindall, Keely Wagner, Anna Marie Langston and Austin Brown. Photo by Joel McNeece

Carrie Garvin’s Yard Art

Carrie Garvin's home stands out on Madison Street in Calhoun City, but then with the yard art collection she has, it would stand out anywhere. Read the story in the news section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Shankle named among top returning players by NJCAA

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) continued their preseason softball preview by naming the nation’s top returning pitchers and positions players heading into the 2015 season.

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Can’t miss Carrie Garvin’s house in Calhoun City

Carrie Garvin’s house stands out on South Madison Street in Calhoun City, but then it would stand out on any street.

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Bruce High clubs volunteer to serve at local banquet

Recently, students from all walks of the county came together to volunteer and serve the Calhoun Economic Development Association at their annual banquet January 22.

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Calhoun City High School Beauty Revue set for Feb. 9

CCHS will hold its annual beauty review February 9 in the CCHS auditorium at 6  p.m.  Both the CCMS and CCHS reviews will be held that night.

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Coleman earns Joey Embry Scholarship at Ole Miss

Douglass Sullivan-Gonzalez (left), dean of the UM Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, congratulates the new recipient of the Joey Embry Memorial Scholarship, Kajah Coleman (right). A Calhoun City native, Coleman enjoys her first semester as a freshman in the honors program. See the related story in the news section.