Board hopes federal road, bridge program proves true

County Engineer Chodie Myers told the Board of Supervisors Monday that there may be some new federal funding available for road and bridge improvements, but cautioned little is confirmed at this point if the program will come to fruition.
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Gerald Waldrop

Gerald Wayne Waldrop, 84, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 13, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born on April 13, 1934 to Roland and Willie Mae Waldrop. [Read more...]

Jimmy Mulkey

Jimmy Neil Mulkey, 86, of Bruce, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born June 8, 1932 to Estell and Ercell Nall Mulkey in Calhoun County. [Read more...]

Carrie Nichols

Carrie Carter Nichols, 96, entered into Heaven during the early morning hours of June 13, 2018, from her home in Vardaman. Born December 6, 1921 in Vardaman, she was the daughter of Guy and Margaret Lavina Edmondson Carter. [Read more...]

Craig Baker

Craig Baker was raised at PIttsboro and returned home to care for his grandparents. Today he is he leads the "Downtown Unit" with the Oxford Police Department. Read his story in the features section.

Town of Banner was in ‘full bloom’ in late 1800s

Banner was first settled when ‘Uncle’ Mike Finn came from Ireland and settled 1-1/2 miles north of where the village now is, according to information on file in the Department of Archives and History at Jackson.
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Calhoun County Churches

Oak Grove Baptist Church near Old Town is among the handful that have closed in the county over the past decade. Read about our recent visit to the abandoned church building in the features section.

Exploring former Oak Grove Baptist Church

While Calhoun County remains one of the most church-populated counties, per capita, in the nation, it has still lost several churches over the past many years.
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Craig Baker – Oxford Policeman also teaches Law & Public Safety at Vo-Tech Center

Craig Baker was raised on CR 210 in Pittsboro by his grandparents Bobby and Dorothy Baker.
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Bruce Gators

Bruce Gators 9-10 year old softball team finished a successful season recently.

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