Chapel at Cowpen has become local wedding destination

It all began when Sarah and Chance Adair were looking for a place to get married.
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Ryan Reed introduced as new First Baptist Bruce pastor

“There’s nothing like being able to step into the pulpit and proclaim God’s word,” Ryan Reed said. “I’ve been preaching consistently for seven years. When I started I was only 20 and was preaching to people who were believers longer than I’ve been alive. I wondered how was I going to tell them anything. How could I speak to them?”
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Vardaman native making her mark with Vancleave volleyball

Volleyball is not a school sport around Calhoun County right now, but a Calhoun native has made a big impact on the sport in Mississippi.
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Vardaman producer named Farmer of Year

A man holding a gardening tool in one hand kneels over a crop while holding sweet potatoes in his other hand.
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Lindsey Liles – delivering health by hand

Lindsey Liles has always felt a compulsion to assist others with their health and well being. That passion, combined with her life experience growing up in Calhoun City and working in sports medicine at Mississippi State University led her to become a chiropractor.
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Wilson’s ‘servant’s heart’ honored at Dorroh Lake

On June 6, 1988, Joe H. Wilson of Bellefontaine addressed Dorroh Lake constituents remarking, “Pray that someone will have strength to carry on.” Little did he know that his very prayer would be answered most by the one he held most dear.
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Don Hardin’s passion for education established early in life

Don Hardin views education as more than just a period early in life to acquire basic knowledge. It’s a never ending journey to be cherished.
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Bounds brings love, bright smile to Vardaman library

A new, but very familiar smile is greeting visitors to the J.S. Edmondson Memorial Library in Vardaman these days. Minnie Marie Bounds was recently named the new librarian succeeding Janet Swindle who retired after 11 years.
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Joanna or Deneen both happy to serve at Derma Town Hall

Derma Town Hall serves virtually every purpose for the small town of just over 900 people.
The local post office has limited hours. Few businesses remain in town. That leaves Town Hall as one of those few places people can count on for help with whatever need they may have.
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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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