Rickey Tillman comes home from Australia with new company

Rickey Tillman grew up in Bruce dreaming of seeing the world, especially Australia.
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Bryant tells history of long gone ‘Bryant,’ everyone east had to move due to lake

The first day of summer, June 21, Roy Stevens Bryant shared his memories of Bryant, Mississippi, a place he calls home, with Yalobusha County Historical Society’s fifty-five members and guests.
He began his trip around the neighborhood at his childhood home.
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Dale Hays still loves Calhoun City

Dale Hays, 67, is a fixture in Calhoun City. He served more than three decades in education, most as principal at the high school. At the conclusion of his current term on the town’s board of aldermen, he will have served 40 years in that post.
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Hamilton strives to bring business perspective to Vardaman Board

Jeff Hamilton, 58, has served more than a quarter century as an alderman in Vardaman. He’s in his seventh term.
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Search for train tour information leads Picayune man to Calhoun

Picayune City Manager Jim Luke found a photograph from 1930 of a group of people surrounding a “Know Mississippi Better” sign in his late mother’s belongings.
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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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Becky Wright aims to ‘empower the heart’ as President of MWFC

Becky Wright first joined the Fine Arts Club of Bruce in 1995 shortly after she and husband James moved to the sawmill town to open the Piggly Wiggly.
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Former Lady Wildcat Byars speaks to McPhail’s students

Former All Star Lady Wildcat Frances Carroll Putman Byars revisited CCHS recently to share with students the story of how the 1949 girls’ basketball team claimed the state championship at Kosciusko.
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James Pratt’s World War II experience part of his life every day

James Pratt, 92, can still vividly see the smoke-filled skies over the Pacific and hear the sounds of the enemy aircraft darting in and out of view as he tried to get a shot from his gunner’s seat.
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