Archives for January 2017

Golliday, Fleming join school board; Hardin, Weeks elected president, vice president

Sup. Mike Moore welcomed two new board members and encouraged them to get as involved as possible in all schools in the county at the first school board meeting of 2017 Monday night in Pittsboro.
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McNeece wins advertising awards from Mississippi Press Association

Lisa McNeece won six advertising awards, including one first place, in the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest advertising division.
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Amazon sales negotiation was victory

STARKVILLE – The political tea leaves were rather easy to read on the topic of this week’s blockbuster announcement that Amazon was the first major online retailer to volunteer to begin collecting Mississippi’s 7 percent sales tax – technically a “use tax” – on Feb. 1.
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Trojans beat Rams; Lady Trojans top Okolona

The Bruce Lady Trojans and Trojans both split a couple of games last week with big performances by Jakina Steen and Walt Maddox  in the wins.
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‘City sweeps Vardaman; splits games at Winona

Calhoun City teams made easy work of county rival Vardaman last Thursday.
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Rams win one of four against county rivals

Vardaman lost three of four games last week in match-ups with county rivals Bruce and Calhoun City.
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Cougars beat Hebron; hosts Strider Friday

Calhoun Academy split its two district games over the past week, winning at home and falling on the road.
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Willie Isbell

Willie Marvin Isbell, 46, of Bruce, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Vardaman FFA

ffa50Vardaman FFA recently competed in the North Central Federation Contest. Among winners were Senior Opening and Closing- 2nd Place- Dillon Williams- Student Advisor, Oakley Edington-Sentinel, Tyler Hawkins-Vice President, Tori Wilson-Reporter, John Austin Bray-Secretary, C.J. Weddle-President, and Dakota Murphree-Treasurer. See more in Wednesday's CCJ.

Gen. Fox Conner celebrated at CCHS

“This event today was nine years in the making and long overdue,” Calhoun City High School Principal Mike Ray told an auditorium filled with dignitaries, students and descendants of Major General Fox Conner last Friday morning.
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