Opal Mackay

Opal Hipp Mackay passed away 12  May, 2019 in Arlington, VA from a massive heart attack. [Read more...]

Robert Earl Clanton

Robert Earl Clanton, Sr, 79, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2019, at his home in Oxford after a brief illness. [Read more...]

Patricia McDonald

Patricia Gail McDonald, 70, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Local 4-H participate in district archery and rifle competition

The Calhoun County 4-H S.A.F.E.T.Y club youth participated in archery and rifle competition at the Northeast District 4-H contest held in West Point. More than 500 contestants from 22 counties competed.
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New markets for plentiful state timber

How big an impact does forestry make on Mississippi’s economy? For the last six years, the Mississippi State University Extension Service says that forestry contributed more than a billion dollars annually with an estimated value of $1.2 billion in 2018 alone.
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Families First program helps reintegrate the incarcerated

Even if an incarcerated person accepts responsibility for their crime and understands that they made mistakes, many times they don’t see how they can reach past their current circumstance and re-enter the world as a productive and respected worker.  The desire to overcome their mistakes may be there but the pathway back to the workforce and job readiness is just not clear.  This is where Tony Corrie comes in.
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Vardaman sweeps Smithville to win Class 1A State Championship

The Vardaman Lady Rams won the school’s first state championship in 50 years in grand style Tuesday morning in Hattiesburg with back-to-back home runs to complete a two game sweep of rival Smithville.
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Why did the turtle cross the road?

I’m sure I’m not the only one who does this, but it’s constant this time of year. Whenever I see a turtle in the road, I stop and carry it to whichever side it was facing and hope that’s where she was trying to get to.
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Relay For Life is Friday in Bruce

Calhoun County Relay for Life is scheduled for May 17 at the Bruce Football Field beginning at 6 p.m. and ending at midnight.
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School district receives $700,000 STEAM grant

The Calhoun County School District has been awarded a $700,000 competitive grant to be distributed over the next three years (pending federal appropriation each year) for an after school and summer enrichment program for students in grades 6-9.
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