Students put together projects for black history month at BES

In honor of Black History Month, fourth grade teacher Tonya Tunnell gave her students an extra-credit opportunity.
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Magnolia Crappie Club will host tourney, Grenada Lake

The Magnolia Crappie Club, the nation’s oldest running crappie club along with the Grenada Tourism Commission are hosting its 11th Grenada Lake Big Mama Open Crappie Tournament, Saturday, March 7. The entry fee is $110 per team. Teams can consist of 1, 2, or 3+ people; the 3rd person must be a school (under 18 included) age child.
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Don’t start mowing too early this spring

Are those little clumps of flowering greenery in your winter lawn weeds, or wildflowers? It’s possible to see them as both, and garden accordingly.
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Cannon joins Northwest Foundation Board

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl (far left), Executive Director of Institutional Advancement Patti Gordon (second from left) and Foundation Board of Directors President Kevin Doddridge (far right) welcome new board members.

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Sports Column – Support your local baseball/softball teams

I’ve always been a fan of baseball, so when I saw that the Calhoun County Tournament was scheduled to take place in my hometown of Vardaman last week, I was excited to say the least.
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Tennis is back at BHS

Tennis is starting back up again and looks promising.There are 16 members of the Bruce team.
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21st Century After School Program is expanding horizons for county students

Rayly Guitierrez looked intensely at the chess board in front of him then reached out and pushed a pawn forward one square. His opponent, Judith Gonzalez, responded with a move.
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Bruce, Derma show slight increases in sales tax money

Bruce is showing a slight increase for the current fiscal year with $279,672 in sales tax revenue reported through seven months compared to $278,726 over the first seven months of last fiscal year.
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Some wishful spring cleaning uncovers goods

Daylight savings time begins in just over a week. Spring is technically three weeks away, according to the calendar. The incessant rain appears endless.
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Triplett’s remarkable impact

How does one capture the contradictions and complexities of the life of Forest attorney Oliver Beamon Triplett, who died last week at the age of 81?
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