Kerry Laird

Kerry Lane Laird, 44, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Born October 28, 1973, in Brookhaven, he was the son of Barnette Laird and Wanda Steed Hughes. He was a 1992 graduate of Calhoun City High School, and a member of Trinity Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Wilburn ‘Tiny’ Murphree

Wilburn Ray Murphree, 83,  known to family and friends as “Tiny”, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. [Read more...]

More than 150 attend reunion, Slate Springs School in 1968

June 6, 1968 – If you weren’t, you should have been at the Slate Spring school reunion last year. Everyone who came had plenty to say and many old acquaintances were renewed.

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Bonnie King

Bonnie Jo King, 63, passed this earthly life  Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 at NMMC in Tupelo. She was born in Bruce April 9, 1955 to William Nix, Jr. and JoAnne Guthrie Shanks Nix. [Read more...]

Lottie Griffin

 Lottie Mae Griffin, passed this earthly life to enter the heavenly gate, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at NMMC in Tupelo after an extended illness. She was born January 29, 1932 in Houston to Henderson E. and Nora McNally Blansett Alford. [Read more...]

Growing Pumpkins

Tom Bailey continues family tradition growing pumpkins and gourds. Read more in our features section.

Calhoun City Police searching for shooting suspect from late night incident

A Calhoun City man is hospitalized in Memphis after being shot multiple times “in the body” outside his home Wednesday night.

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Bailey continues tradition growing pumpkins, gourds

Tom Bailey and his family have been raising pumpkins and gourds on four acres in the Lloyd Community for a few decades.

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Guy loves to ‘attack,’ exercise his emotions

Calhoun City senior Jordan Guy spends every Friday night in the trenches for the Wildcats. The 6’1”, 220 pound lineman is among the Wildcats’ top tacklers, has recorded two sacks so far this year, and also blocked a field goal.

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Charles Moore

Charles “ Henry” Moore, 70, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born February 15, 1948 in Vardaman to George Wesley and Willie Alvis White Moore. [Read more...]