‘City Native A Pioneer In Radiology

By PAM McPHAIL
LaVerne Tolley left Calhoun City in 1939 to operate a beauty shop in West Point. Little did she know then that she would become known throughout medical circles as Dr. LaVerne Tolley Gurley, assistant professor of radiologic technology at the University of Tennessee Medical School in Memphis and Shelby State Community College.

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Former ‘City Policeman Kills Himself

A former Calhoun City policeman is dead after a self-inflicted gunshot.

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New AP High School Football Rankings Released

The Associated Press has released its latest high school football polls for classes 1A and 2A.

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Bruce Hosts Walnut Friday For Homecoming

By JOEL McNEECE
Mistakes haunted the Bruce Trojans as they fell to Nettleton 29-12 last Friday to drop to 0-5 on the season.

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Wildcats Visit Baldwyn Friday

By JOEL McNEECE
What was a tight game at 13-12 got away from the Calhoun City Wildcats as a mistake-filled third quarter allowed JZ?George to pull away for a 31-18 victory.

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Vardaman Ready For Smithville Showdown

By JOEL McNEECE
The Vardaman Rams improved to 3-1 on the season with a 28-3 win at Coldwater last Friday night.

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Cougars Host Macon Central Friday

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun Academy got its best defensive effort of the year, but it wasn’t enough to prevent a 32-6 loss at Rebul Academy.

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Paul Collins

Paul Collins of Bruce loves to make bread. He got a breadmaker as a Christmas gift and sometimes makes 8-10 loaves a week to give away. Bread making is “something to do” and he uses basic white bread recipes and adds what he wants–jalapeno with pepper jack cheese, raisins and pecans, blueberries and walnuts, and blackberries and walnuts.

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Honored By Comparison To Dan Phillips

Last Saturday was one of those days I’ll remember for the rest of my life. That was the day I accepted an incredible, very personal honor – the Dan Phillips Leadership Award from the National Newspaper Association.

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Kenneth Baker

Services for Kenneth R. Baker, 70, of Greenville, MS, were held Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, at Bradford Chapel Baptist Church. Kenny was born May 29, 1939 in Calhoun County to the late O.P. & Mattie Ellen Baker. He graduated from Eupora High School and from Delta State University. He was a U.S. Army veteran.