Coming together at Chickenbone

I had never stood beside a steeple on top of a church and listened to a sermon, at least not until last Sunday, and what an experience it was.
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Column – Support each other right now

These are unprecedented times in our county, nation and world. The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting all walks of life, from businesses to pastimes. In these difficult times, it’s important to remember your friends and neighbors who depend on small businesses for their livelihoods.
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Dr. Longest survives COVID-19; spent two weeks in quarantine

The Mississippi Department of Health’s latest figures show Calhoun County with three confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr. Bruce Longest, Chief of Staff at Baptist-Calhoun in Calhoun City and owner of Bruce Family Medical Clinic on the Bruce Square, was one of those cases.
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Family recipes brings sweet memories of Mamaw Dorthia

Autumn Baker of Bruce shared a family favorite recipe that she is sentimental about.
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Local restaurants adjusting to new way of doing business during pandemic

Restaurants in Calhoun County are adapting to life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most restaurants are either closed or have transitioned to takeout or curbside service in accordance with a recommendation from the state health department. With the effect of the coronavirus, many restaurants are seeing a decrease in sales.
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Chickenbone Baptist gathers for unique church service

Will Turner, pastor of Pleasant Ridge (Chickenbone) Baptist Church, hosted a unique service Sunday morning.

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Schools’ lunch program a success; masks and gloves hard to find

Calhoun County School District’s “grab-and-go” meal program passed out 2,255 lunches the first week, Supt. Dr. Lisa Langford informed the board during a Monday video conference board meeting.
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Helen Lackey

Helen Rose James Lackey died on March 28, 2020, at The Arbor in Ridgeland, MS. She was 89.
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Michael Davis

Michael Elvis Davis, 51, of Bruce, passed from this life March 25, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Born April 21, 1968 in Memphis, he was the only child born to Elvis Jewel and Sue Costner Davis.
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Ralph Newman

Ralph Anderson Newman, 89 of Paris, Mississippi passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley, Mississippi.
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