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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Priceless! Mounger’s 1939 film shows schoolchildren, parade, old businesses, schools & more

The old black and white film is grainy and jumps around a bit on the screen, but the history it shows is undeniable.
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Local businesses enjoy work with family dogs

If it’s truly a family business,  then the dogs have to come to work. At least that’s the theme garnered from several local businesses last week.

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Charles D. Mahan – hog farmer turned waterman

Charles D. Mahan grew up dreaming of being a hog farmer.
“I can’t really explain it,” he said. “I just thought that was God’s will for my life.”
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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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