Supervisors discuss potential schedule for fire department payments

Board President Barney Wade encouraged the county board of supervisors to establish two definitive dates every year – one in the spring and another in the fall – in which the county releases payments to each of the fire departments in the county during their meeting in Pittsboro last week.

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Grenada Lake hosting annual veterans hunts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grenada Lake will host its annual Veterans Hunt in two sessions beginning Nov. 16-18, 2018, and ending Nov. 23-25, 2018. The hunts will be held at the Haserway and Quail Management Areas of Grenada Lake. 

   The primary purpose of this hunt is to give back to our Veterans who have sacrificed to protect our freedoms. The hunt will also help reduce the deer numbers in over-populated areas and help prevent habitat degradation. [Read more...]

Bruce man charged with murder in deadly home explosion case

A Bruce man has been charged with murder after a home explosion killed Johnny Baker last week.

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Young leads music education at BES, BUES

Corey Young teaches music education at BES and BUES to second through fifth grade students.  

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Longest-running forestry equipment show set for Sept. 21-22

STARKVILLE, Miss.— The newest timber harvesting and production equipment will be booming at the biennial Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show in Starkville on September 21-22.

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Calhoun officials named from 1853 to year 1967

Thanks to a number of interested parties, we have been able to compile a very nearly complete list of county officers since the county was organized in 1852.

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Wells family to audition to appear on TV’s Family Feud

Survey says: The Wells family of Bruce may be among the top answers on the board as to who will compete on the popular “Family Feud” game show on television.

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County hopes to get two bridges re-opened this week; many more to be inspected

Calhoun County supervisors have taken steps to get two bridges on CR 306 (Big Creek Road) re-opened to all traffic while bracing for another round of bridge inspections throughout the county.

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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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Investigation ongoing into cause of deadly house explosion

Authorities are investigating a home explosion in Bruce last weekend that resulted in the death of the homeowner.

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