Lee Ann Gregory’s reign as Mrs. Magnolia State coming to close

Lee Ann Gregory, of Bruce, will complete her reign as Mrs. Magnolia State when she crowns her successor at the state pageant in Vicksburg Nov. 24.
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Sports Column – Ball games provide respite from busy life

Busy. That’s the word I’d use to describe the last few weeks for me. Between classes, covering sports for the paper and covering sports at Ole Miss, life is busy. It’s both football and basketball season, the fall semester of my senior year is winding down and I’m working. That’s the perfect recipe for stress.
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Calhoun County basketball preview for 2019-20

Eight basketball teams around Calhoun County enter the 2019-20 season with very different mindsets.

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Christmas events around county fast approaching

Calhoun County families will gather to celebrate Thanksgiving next week, which means Christmas activities are close.
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CCHS leaders give update to school board; Faust officially out as Bruce coach

An extensive progress report was given by Calhoun City High School Principal Mike Ray and assistant principal Nicole Chandler on the work they are doing with grades 5-8 at the monthly meeting of the Calhoun County School Board Monday night.
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Family Resource Center beds for kids project delivered 75 thus far

The season of giving is in full swing but the season is a year-long mission for some. Imagine being a child and not having a bed to sleep on. Their only bed may be a pile of clothes on the floor or just a blanket in a corner. This is simply a fact of life for some children and this is something that The Family Resource Center of North Mississippi (FRC) is working to change during this season and in all seasons.
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Cleaning up after Charlie

Every time I pull in the driveway I always see that big blonde head staring at me through the window. Sometimes it’s visible as soon as I turn on to my street if I look early enough.
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McCoy’s record is one of vision

Mississippi House Speaker William J. “Billy” McCoy was a second-generation state lawmaker, a college-educated vocational agriculture teacher, a Farmers Home Administration loan officer and briefly an auditor for the state – and yes, he was a farmer and one of his family’s successful cash crops was red wiggler worms.
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Winning Sweet Potato Festival recipes

Winning recipes from Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival recipe contest shared.

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Vardaman soccer splits at Grenada, falls to Lafayette

Vardaman soccer teams split games at Grenada Monday night while suffering a pair of losses at Lafayette County High School in Oxford last week.
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