District Three Supervisor remains only contested race thus far

All Calhoun County incumbents have qualified to seek re-election thus far with only one contested race thus far.
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Calhoun City board considers street light request

Calhoun City mayor and board of aldermen discussed street lights, approved the town depository, appointed park directors and more at a meeting last week.
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Bruce begins condemnation proceedings on Suber property

Bruce and Vardaman town boards both held very brief meetings last week immediately following the New Year’s holiday. The Bruce board discussed imposing a possible fine for those illegally dumping trash in dumpster in Bruce Park. No official action was taken.
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Clanton, Hill reappointed to their positions by supervisors

Calhoun County Supervisors reappointed Sonny Clanton board attorney and Jenny Hill purchasing clerk at their first meeting of 2019 Monday morning.
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Derma buys rifles for police department

Derma mayor and board of aldermen approved a letter demanding property cleanup and purchased rifles for police department at their Jan. 2 meeting.
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More than a dozen have already qualified for Calhoun County elections

Qualifying began today for 2019 Calhoun County elections. Those entering races this far are:

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County WIC office will remain open

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will remain open through the month of January even without congressional action on the current government shutdown.

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2018 Year in Review

A rash of catastrophic house fires opened 2018 and the year closed with a number of deaths to prominent citizens. The year saw new businesses arrive and older ones close. A new school superintendent was hired for the county and numerous successes achieved in the classroom, band halls and athletic fields.

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Grenada Lake will host Bald Eagle survey Jan. 11

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grenada Lake is asking for volunteers to assist with its mid-winter bald eagle survey scheduled Jan. 11 from 7:45 a.m. to noon. 

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Bruce native McNamee promoted to Clinical Associate Professor

George Allen McNamee Jr., DVMS, the first licensed veterinarian from Bruce, was recently promoted to Clinical Associate Professor in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)/Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) Department of Surgery in Bethesda, Maryland.  

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