Calhoun City Elementary lists Honor Roll

Calhoun City Elementary's Principal’s Honor Roll
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Sports column – My Vardaman and Houlka history intertwined

Sometimes, I think I was meant for this job. In fact, I know it.

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Lofton reflects on time at Calhoun Academy

The alumnus of the month is Erick Lofton. Lofton graduated from Calhoun Academy in 2009. He attended CA for 14 years. While attending CA, Lofton was a part of the FCA and Beta Club. He also played football, baseball, and basketball. After graduating from Calhoun Academy, Lofton went to Mississippi College to study Kinesiology, then to Arkansas State University, where he studied Sports Administration.
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Find a local plant swap or start one for yourself

Got a plant you’d like others to know and grow? Need a way to spread it around?
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Remembering the train in Vardaman

The late Raymond Bailey from Baileyville, now Derma, had a favorite harmonica tune, “The Last Train Through Vardaman.”
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Past and Present – Photography lessons and my run-in with deer herd

When the late Tommy Hallum, who knew how to do everything at the CCJ was going to leave us for his elected job as chancery clerk, I realized that nobody else was left to take, process film and develop pictures in the darkroom. So I saw that Itawamba Community College was offering a course in photography at their Ole Miss branch in Tupelo. I signed up for it.
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Browers welcome new daughter home

Alexandria Renee Brower was born January 26, 2021 at 10:08 a.m at NMMC Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. She weighed 8 lbs. 11 oz. and was 19” long.
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Kakales enjoys ‘control of game’ on the mound

Like many athletes in Calhoun County, softball has been a part of Charleigh Kakales’ life since she was walking.
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Local festivals are being planned again

Seems as though every article I start off with being thankful the storms didn’t get to us again. From the weather and news I understand it did some damage in Chickasaw County. It did get rough here with heavy rains and the lightening was really bad.
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Guest Column – Memories of visiting the theater in Bruce

This is a memory from my childhood in Bruce – my hometown. It’s not backed up by facts or records. It’s coming strictly from the deep recesses of my mind.
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