Louise Fox

Louise Fox was born September 12, 1932 in Big Creek, to the late Ruthie Mae (Gaines)?Milton and Clifton Suggs. She was raised by the late  Emma and Clarence Harris, whom she called “mom” and “dad.” She was also loved by the late  Nathan Milton and her grandmother, the late Addie Hughes. Her sister, Rosie Mae Cole and Emma Arine Pass, preceded her in death.

School Board Prepares For Potential Budget Cuts

By JOEL McNEECE
The Calhoun County School District was hit with a $561,000 budget cut from the state last week. Monday night the board approved a “strategic survival plan” to address any future cuts.

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‘City Police Earn Taser Certification

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun City Police Chief Benny Langford described it as a feeling he’s never felt before and hopefully never will again. Langford and a number of his police officers, including some from Bruce and Derma, earned their certification to use tasers last Saturday.

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Courthouse Budget Negotiated Within $5M Budget

By JOEL McNEECE
Architect Rud Robison told the board of supervisors Tuesday morning he has successfully negotiated the low bid for the new county courthouse project down to the allocated funds and hopes to get the total cost lowered even more.

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Monitor-Herald Announces Plans to Close

The Monitor-Herald began publication in Calhoun City in 1899. It will print its final edition the last day of 2009. Reflecting the people and history of the times, the newspaper’s 110-year life has been eventful, significant and worth celebrating.

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Northwest Travels To Delta Thursday

By BRETT BROWN
After splitting their first two division games of the season, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers are preparing for a four-game stretch that will determine whether they will qualify for the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year.

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Mississippi Preps Source Releases New Rankings

The Mississippi Prep Sports Source rankings are produced each week by Austin Bishop and Bobby Gray. Bishop has been covering high school sports in Mississippi since 1975, while Gray is a longtime follower of prep football in North Mississippi. The ranking service is received by more than 30 media outlets and is in its second year.

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Oxford Standoff Suspect Faces Captial Murder Charge

By PAUL QUINN – The Clarion Ledger
A recently released mental patient accused of killing one family member, holding another hostage and firing on police  faces a charge of capital murder on a police officer charges, Lafayette County Detention Center records say.

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Presley Gets Tough With Phone Companies

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley (D-Nettleton) announced today that the Mississippi Public Service Commission  will consider requiring telephone companies, including AT&T, to meet certain customer service standards or face penalties.

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East Miss. Defeats Northwest 49-42

By BRETT BROWN
It’s very uncommon for a team to score 42 points, rack up 450 yards of total offense, force three turnovers and still lose.

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