Durell Wade finally coming home

December 7, 1941 may be a date which will live in infamy, but December 7, 2018 will be a date that will bring closure to a family that’s been waiting for nearly 80 years.
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Beasley shares memories as the first Sweet Potato Queen

The 45th Vardaman Sweet Potato Queen will be crowned this Thursday night. Vardaman native Kathy Tedder Beasley, of Taylor, was the first ever crowned and said today’s pageant is a little different than the one she remebers 44 years ago.

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Maddox focused on providing positive school experience for students at BES

Paula Maddox is in her 30th year in education and her first as a school principal. Maddox is leading Bruce Elementary this year, the same school where she began her education career as a fifth grade social studies teacher.

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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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Rick Tramel always happiest when he’s working

Seventy years of hard work is evident in Rick Tramel’s face, his leathery hands and his faded blue jeans.

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60th Sarepta Homecoming scheduled for Oct. 7

Brenda Yancy Winter has been to all 59 Sarepta Homecomings and there’s nothing that will prevent her from making the 60th on Sunday, Oct. 7.

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Anthony Bollinger – a lifetime of playing music

Anthony Bollinger’s connection to music dates back to his earliest memories.

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Heather Nix is eager to lead, motivate at CCES

Stacks of papers cover Heather Nix’s desk at Calhoun City Elementary where the first year principal is unquestionably “busy.”

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B.J. Farmer finds satisfaction in service

Pontotoc Electric Bruce Right-of-Way Coordinator B.J. Farmer is a little partial to helping others. A Bruce native, Farmer said it’s even something he loves about his hometown.  

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Calhoun Academy celebrates 50th year

This week isn’t your typical Homecoming celebration at Calhoun Academy, the school is also celebrating their 50th anniversary.

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