Archives for September 2017

Mary Cole’s giant collard has yielded five pots already with more to come

“It is real,” Mary Cole said of the giant “Georgia Collard” she’s growing at her house on Parkview Drive in Calhoun City.
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Herbert Hurd

Herbert Donald Hurd, 55, died September 23, 2017 at his home.  He was born November 24, 1961 in Bloomfield, VT to Herbert Clint and Clyde Nahvella Kimbrough Hurd. He was a trucker and was employed by Matt Bollinger as a driver for him. [Read more...]

Annual PEPA member meeting set for Oct. 4

Annual meeting of members of Pontotoc Electric Power Association will be Wednesday, Oct. 4, at noon at the Pontotoc County Agri-Center in Pontotoc, Mississippi.
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Calhoun students will benefit from $1 million grant for Upward Bound

The Coffeeville School District has been awarded $257,500 per year to serve four high schools (Bruce, Calhoun City, Coffeeville, and Vardaman) for the next five years through its Upward Bound program.
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Gordon proud to wear the Blue and Gold

The season hasn’t gone to script thus far for the Bruce Trojans, but offensive lineman Dolton Gordon is still optimistic that their best is still to come.
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Cooper does a little bit of everything for Wildcats

Treshon Cooper is doing a little bit of everything for the 5-1 Calhoun City Wildcats.
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Lady Rams homer past Calhoun City 21-7

The Vardaman Lady Rams, powered by seven home runs, defeated Calhoun City 21-7 Tuesday night in a pivotal region game.
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Payne beginning third year as pastor at Antioch

Antioch Baptist Church pastor Eric Payne lives in Batesville and works with his uncle’s company Comer Heat and Air in Oxford.
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Calhoun unemployment among the state’s lowest

Calhoun County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state and is on pace for its lowest average in nearly 20 years according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES).
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Janae Harrelson Winter – singer… teacher… servant

Janae Winter recalls when she was in high school saying exactly, “I will never teach high school.”
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