Remembering the train in Vardaman

The late Raymond Bailey from Baileyville, now Derma, had a favorite harmonica tune, “The Last Train Through Vardaman.”
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Browers welcome new daughter home

Alexandria Renee Brower was born January 26, 2021 at 10:08 a.m at NMMC Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. She weighed 8 lbs. 11 oz. and was 19” long.
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Local festivals are being planned again

Seems as though every article I start off with being thankful the storms didn’t get to us again. From the weather and news I understand it did some damage in Chickasaw County. It did get rough here with heavy rains and the lightening was really bad.
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Half March’s rainfall comes on last day

Johnny Langford was ordained a deacon 50 years ago this week at College Hill Baptist Church, April 4, 1971.
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Calhoun citizens care for their own

The storm this last Wednesday night was really bad. One thing it showed us though is that Calhoun County citizens care about each other. Calls, text, online questions asking if everyone was okay.
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Many turn out for ‘Riding with Sam’

The ‘Riding With Sam’ benefit for Sam Burt was held Saturday, March 20 with a good crowd attending.

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Easter Egg hunt is on ‘City Square Saturday

Calhoun County was blessed again. There may have been some storm damage, but our towns are still standing so that is a blessing. I watched the WTVA weather until around 3 AM and finally decided if I was to be blown away it would just have to blow my bed off. I have to say that Matt and Joel on WTVA keep the areas up to the minute on the weather. That is probably why more lives are not lost, we are given more time to go to a safe place.
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Easter services planned for this weekend

Easter services will be held Sunday in Christian churches throughout the land.
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Howell-Stone vows to be said May 15

Mr. and Mrs. David O. Howell of Starkville are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Grey Howell, of Flowood, to Jeffrey Glynn Stone, son of Mrs. Marie Stone and the late Bobby Stone of Mantee.
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AG at The Med in Memphis after fall

Last week ended on a sad situation for us. Friday I received a call from the nursing home at 2:15 in the morning saying AG had fallen and would be back in touch with me.

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