Boren goes from banking to basketball

First-year Calhoun Academy head basketball coach Trevor Boren took a unique route to his current position, but he is excited for the opportunity he has with the Cougars.
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Griffin takes over barber role in Vardaman

When Robert Earl McGregor stopped his barber business, the town of Vardaman was left with a hole in its community, one that has been filled by Ashton Griffin’s Barber Shop on Main.
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Collection a sign of John Wayne’s impact on Sheriff Greg Pollan

John Wayne’s impact on Sheriff Greg Pollan’s life is unmistakable, especially if you visit his office in Pittsboro. The entire room is decorated in Western, mostly John Wayne motif down to the desk he sits behind.
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McPhail’s acting career not slowing down

Ellard native Johnny McPhail’s acting career has skyrocketed since we first profiled him 10 years ago in The Journal.
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Hardin family continues unique holiday gathering

When the children of Johnie and Olene Brown Hardin buried their aging parents two years apart, a decision was made to remain close as a family.
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Vazquez continues to follow soccer dreams

At a young age, Miguel Vazquez fell in love with the sport of soccer, and he has turned that love into a college career.
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Hilda Webb’s afghans support worthy cause

It’s never guaranteed how much an auction item will bring in, but one thing is for sure – the MidSouth Chapter of the Independent Telephone Pioneer Association (ITPA) can count on Mrs. Hilda’s afghans to bring in the big bucks. This year, her exquisitely crocheted afghan brought in nearly $1,000 at their charity silent auction! It was then generously donated back to the auction, where bids brought in an additional $300.
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Pilots depart Pittsboro for special delivery

Last month, pilots from north central Mississippi gathered at the airport in Pittsboro to deliver much needed coats and cold weather gear to Mound Ridge, Kansas, the first leg of their journey to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
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Cavines tradition continues with excitement about future

For those who are boaters and have any type of boat that requires a paddle, chances are high your paddle is a Caviness brand.
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North Mississippi Opera House celebrates latest milestone with Bluegrass

The North Mississippi Opera recently celebrated its 18th anniversary with an entertaining concert, but it also marked almost exactly 40 years of Bluegrass performances by the Coleman Family and their many friends on the Porter Parker property west of Bruce.
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