Local dental brigade serves in Honduras

Calhoun City Rotary Club sent two of their members to participate in the annual seven-day dental brigade sponsored by the Choluteca Rotary Club in Honduras in February. Dr. Jim Dobbs and Danna Johnson were joined by three members of the Madison, Alabama Rotary Club – Dr. Amy Dobbs Thompson, Dennis Sanders, and Bob Riddick.
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Murphree speaks on jail ministry at Homemakers meeting

Jerry Murphree was the guest speaker at the March meeting of the Happy Homemakers Club.

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Wicker made right choice going against Trump

The social media hysteria, threats of political retribution, and withering criticism of Mississippi senior U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker’s vote in favor of a resolution of disapproval for President Donald Trump’s Feb. 15 national emergency declaration aside, Wicker’s vote was the right one.
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Grace Shoaf

Grace Lovelace Shoaf, 78, of Olive Branch, passed away March 14, 2019 at Methodist Olive Branch Hospital. [Read more...]

Need to get my hands back in the dirt

The edges of the spiral notebook are a bit tattered, but its contents are priceless. It’s a detailed, hand-written catalog of the many plants we’ve tried in our yard through the years – the ones that worked great, the ones we loved the most, and the ones that we should never plant again. And it’s all in my wife Lisa’s hand writing, which I never tire of reading.
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Cake baking Pat Beadle also loves her soul food

“Cake baking is my favorite thing,” says Pat Beadle of Bruce. “I will tackle any kind of cake.”
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Hegwood eager to share her love of plants as spring arrives

Today, March 20, is the first official day of spring, but it started months ago for Donna Hegwood.
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Calhoun City’s Miller earns 200th; Bruce, Vardaman collect victories

A look at high school baseball from around the county over the past week.

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Vance recording Ks; VHS, Bruce earn wins

A look at fastpitch softball from around the county over the past week.

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Randall Jefferys

James Randall Jefferys of Banner passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. [Read more...]