Concord Church among county’s oldest

Concord Baptist Church, west of Ellard, turned 180 years old this year. The late Rev. L. E. Roane, wrote in his column in the CCJ in 1957, that Concord was the third oldest church in the county. First was Slate Spring in 1836, he wrote.
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Cougars adapting to two quarterback system with Stroup – Stewart combo

Welcome to the world of a two-quarterback system at Calhoun Academy.
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Steve Poindexter’s love for Indian artifacts turns into unique hobby

Steve Poindexter has been infatuated by Indian artifacts and their history all his life.
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Whitten’s emergency prayer gets noticed

Laura Whitten of the Vardaman Fire Department was just doing what she was led to do, but the actions didn’t go unnoticed by many passersby.
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Sports Column – Jennings, Pugh collect their first victories

Two coaches in Calhoun County got their first career win as a head football coach on Friday: Calhoun City’s M.D. Jennings and Vardaman’s Brennan Pugh.
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Preparations underway to make precincts safe; Absentee voting is underway

Absentee voting has begun for the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election featuring the race for U.S. President, U.S. Senate, U.S. House, medical marijuana, and a new state flag for Mississippi.
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Clark shares recipe for Mushroom Appetizers

Jody Ferguson Clark of Bruce shared a Mushroom Appetizer recipe as her favorite Fall recipe.
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New Century’s chicken dinner is upcoming

AG and I had an uneventful week, thank goodness. At our age is it always good news when one can say that. We did take our usual weekend rides, but not near as far as we have in the past.
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Steve sparks my Indian interests

Steve Poindexter ‘s original tomahawks, two of which he graciously shared with me, left me thinking about Indians throughout the weekend. Steve explained his process for making the authentic pieces, but more fascinating to me was his long interest in Indians in general and the lifelong passion for searching and finding artifacts, predominantly arrowheads.
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Enjoying the arrival of fall

I hope the week has found everyone happy and healthy. I have really enjoyed these cooler temperatures. All I want to do is sit outside. It makes getting anything done difficult, but I just want to enjoy it. I love the fall and I’m so glad it’s getting here. The only problem is it doesn’t last long enough. We go from summer to winter too quick.
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