Archives for May 2015

SquareFest Fun

J.C. Crowe gets her face painted by Melford Williams at SquareFest in Calhoun City. See more festival pictures in the story in the news section.

Good times at the 45th annual SquareFest

Despite a scattering of showers throughout the day, a large crowd turned out for the 45th annual SquareFest in Calhoun City Friday night and Saturday.

[Read more...]

Red Roots entertains at Square Fest

Red Roots, a Country/Christian group, entertained at Calhoun City's 45th annual SquareFest Friday night and again on Saturday.

Campbell, Farmer honored

Bruce policeman Mike Campbell and Street Department Director Joe Farmer were honored with a retirement reception at City Hall today. Campbell has worked with the police department for 15 years and Farmer has been with the city for nearly 28. Pictured, from left, front, are Campbell and Farmer; back, Alderman Danny Rodgers, Mayor Rudy Pope and Alderman Steve Nelson.

MDA presentation

Vardaman Mayor James Casey visits with Tina Blue of the Mississippi Development Authority during the Asset Mapping program at Vardaman City Hall on Thursday. Read the story about the program's recommendations around the county in the news section.

Summer reading schedule announced at Yancy Library

Attention all reading heroes: The library needs your help! Join us at the Jesse Yancy Memorial Library throughout the month of June for the Summer Reading Program “Every Hero Has A Story” & “Unmask.”
[Read more...]

Calhoun homemakers earn honors at state contest

Calhoun Countians among winners at MHV State Cultural Arts Contest held during the MHV State Council on May 19 at Mississippi State University.
[Read more...]

MDA officials present asset mapping results to Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman

Embrace the Hispanic Community, establish a tour of homes and repurpose vacant buildings were a few of the suggestions from Asset Mapping programs presented by the Mississippi Development Authority in Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman on Thursday.

[Read more...]

Calhoun ranks near bottom in several key categories

Calhoun ranks among the lowest in Northeast Mississippi in several key categories according to statistics released at the CREATE State of the Region meeting Wednesday in Tupelo.

[Read more...]

MSU senior Jamie Aron named Truman Scholar

STARKVILLE, Miss.--A Mississippi State political science and mathematics double-major from Flowood has been awarded the highly-coveted Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
[Read more...]