New year, new club at BHS – FCCLA

FCCLA stands for Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America. It is a student organization that emphasizes student school involvement and community service. Club members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues since 1945.
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Movitz is back in ‘Magic Kingdom’

Nine years ago, Alison Movitz was one of BHS’s most unique teachers. Recently retiring from 25 years of teaching English, she is briefly returning to the “Magic Kingdom” in her old classroom at BHS.
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Vardaman native Keith Bradford a vice president with Disney

Keith Bradford grew up in Vardaman loving football, math and Ole Miss. The son of George and Joyce Bradford, they lived off of Highway 8 next to the Calhoun and Chickasaw county line by his grandfather, Rufus Gilder. His parents live in his grandfather’s home today.
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Bobby Cobb feels something special working at Westside Baptist Church

Bobby Cobb ran a service station in New Albany in the late 1960s before leaving to take a truck driving position. During that time he was “saved, but never satisfied.”
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Roads in county still too dangerous for school buses; no school on Thursday

Calhoun County Schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, January 18 due to the aftermath of winter weather. After riding the area roads, some are still impassable and might place our students and buses in dangerous situations.

Flu, strep, stomach virus rampant around Calhoun County

“This is my tenth year in the school system, and I haven’t seen it hit as hard as it has this time,” Calhoun County School Nurse Lori Peden said of this year’s flu outbreak.
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State Treasurer to speak, CEDA banquet Jan. 25

State Treasurer Lynn Fitch will be the guest speaker at the Calhoun Economic Development Association’s Annual Banquet scheduled for Jan. 25 in Vardaman.
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Authorities encourage all to stay home as roads very slippery; curfew implemented for tonight; no school Wednesday

The snowfall appears about done, but the dangers are still plentiful around the county with icy, slippery roads.

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MDOT encourages motorists to stay off roads

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is advising all motorists to stay off roads in counties affected by winter weather conditions.

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Calhoun under winter weather advisory, snow expected tonight

Calhoun County is under another winter weather advisory for Tuesday with snow accumulation forecast.

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