Vardaman Game Moved to Saturday

Vardaman High School football game against Biggersville has been moved to Saturday at 7 p.m. due to weather. Severe storms are forecast for the area tonight. Senior recognition will be held at halftime.

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Supervisors Vow To Support Farmers

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun County supervisors agreed to draft a letter of resolution in support of local farmers seeking whatever assistance may be available at a meeting in Pittsboro Friday morning.

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Calhoun City Defeats Bruce 28-12

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By JOEL McNEECE
The Calhoun City Wildcats utilized an explosive passing game and a strong pass defense to defeat the Bruce Trojans Thursday night 28-12.
The win clinches a second seed for the Wildcats and a first round home game next Friday in the Class 2A playoffs. Bruce will enter the playoffs as a fourth seed traveling to either West Bolivar or Hollandale Simmons next week.

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Anita Liles Sims

Anita Liles Sims of Calhoun City and formerly of Bruce, has always gone for the easy, simple recipes–probably because with three sons she was usually rushing to a ball game. With those days past, she still enjoys simple, including crockpot recipes like chili and potato soup, and now all the boys–Brandon, Stephen and Aaron–like to grill, and granddaughter Raegan likes to help her in the kitchen.

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Tough to Beat Spiderman Costume And Bags Full Of Great Candy

You’ve got a great looking costume on and you’re sweating bullets in the plastic jumpsuit and mask. You walk up to the door of some stranger and knock in anticipation of the great treats you might receive. The door opens, and an apple is dropped in the bag.
What a downer. Fortunately that was the rarity of my youth.

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Bruce, Calhoun City Playoff Scenarios Numerous

By JOEL McNEECE
The only sure thing in the Region 1-2A playoff race is that Baldwyn will be the top seed. Bruce and Calhoun City’s playoff positioning can swing in a number of ways based on two games this Thursday – Calhoun City at Bruce, and Walnut at Hatley.

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Kelsey Signs With Blue Mountain

kelsey_signs28Kelsey Nelson, of Vardaman, became the first Lady Ram to sign a softball scholarship. Nelson signed with Blue Mountain College Tuesday. Pictured with Nelson are Blue Mountain Coach Kevin Barefield (seated) and her parents Damon and Tania Nelson. Also in attendance were Lady Rams’ coach Billy Dill and many of Nelson’s teammates.
Photo by Joel McNeece

Alec Armstrong’s Always Been A Working Man

alec_clippedsmallBy JOEL McNEECE
Alec Armstrong is proud to say he’s a “working man.” He was cutting timber at 11-years-old and hasn’t quit working since. “I never had just one job. I’ve always worked two,” said the 79-year-old Armstrong. “I worked night and day, seven days a week.”

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Three New Restaurants Close to Opening In Calhoun

small_patel_subwayBy JOEL McNEECE
Three new restaurants, one in Bruce and two in Calhoun City, are preparing to open their doors to customers in the next few weeks. Kishan Patel, owner of the Subway sandwich shop going in Bruce on Hwy. 32 just east of Hwy. 9, said he plans to open in the next two weeks.

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Police Say Halloween Mischief Won’t Be Tolerated

By JOEL McNEECE
Law enforcement officials in Calhoun County plan to be out in full force this weekend to prevent any “Halloween mischief.”

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