Mickey and Donald among write-in votes

Late last week the results of the Nov. 3 general election in Calhoun County were certified and made official. We had the expected winners with no changes from the unofficial results previously reported.
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Great time had by kids and adults

I heard stories of tears shed because it ended, admissions of new dedication for future years, and lots of questions of when can we start again.
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We should all be passionate like Bro. Al

I enjoyed a nice visit with new First Baptist Bruce pastor Ryan Reed last week that reminded me of the series of stories I did a few years ago on all the pastors around the county willing to be interviewed.
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Welcome to the CCJ’s ‘Spy Room’

I had just finished assisting a customer when she walked out the front door and I heard shouted from the back of the office, “she read our sign!”
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Spiderman always got his candy

I remember vividly circling Maudedith Lane on Halloween night wearing with incredible pride my stunning Spiderman costume. Despite the cool temperatures, I was sweating profusely under the plastic mask that I was convinced fooled everybody, despite the thin rubber band my mom had re-stapled numerous times, struggling to hold it to my head.
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Fun night at the drive-in

My first drive-in movie experience is the first movie experience I remember. I’m sure my parents took me to see movies prior – seems like there might have been some Disney cartoons in there – but it was when I saw the original Star Wars at the Town and Country Drive-In near the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Jackson that is forever burned in my memory.
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I want that electric Harley Davidson

The scenery is astonishing, the friendship is heartwarming, and the suspense is, well suspenseful. But most of all I’m in love with the electric Harley Davidson motorcycle.
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Prepare for confusing 65/65A vote

I don’t have a strong position one way or the other on the issue, but Mississippi voters will decide whether to legalize medical marijuana in the state during the Nov. 3 election, if they can make sense of the confusing ballot.
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Still early summer at the beach

The sun was warm and bright and the water surprisingly cold. Last weekend I had my lawn chair in the sand letting the Gulf waters roll over my toes in Destin, Florida.
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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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