Calhoun’s unemployment still among region’s lowest

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun County unemployment continued to be among the lowest in Northeast Mississippi and in the lower half statewide in December.

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Houston man killed in hunting accident near Big Creek

By JOEL McNEECE
A 24-year-old Houston man was killed Saturday, Jan. 29 in a hunting accident near Big Creek.

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Sen. Hyde-Smith becomes third Republican to join race for State Ag Commissioner

AP – State Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Brookhaven says Friday that she’s running for Mississippi commissioner of agriculture and commerce.

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Judge Roberts to speak at Bruce Chamber Banquet Feb. 24

By JOEL McNEECE
Judge Jim Roberts, of Pontotoc, will be the featured speaker at the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Feb. 24.

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Bill banning “bath salts” sold at conveinence stores quickly passing through Legislature

AP – Mississippi is moving closer to outlawing fake bath salts and other products containing toxic chemicals that some people are using to get high.

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Rams rally for win over Water Valley

By JOEL McNEECE
The Vardaman Rams outscored the Water Valley Blue Devils by 19 points in the second half to rally for a 45-36 win Thursday night.

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Calhoun City easily sweeps games from Houlka

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun City easily swept a pair of games from Houlka last night in a battle of Wildcats.

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Bruce woman seriously injured in Wednesday night crash

By JOEL McNEECE
A Bruce woman is listed in “serious condition” at North Mississippi Regional Center in Tupelo after a violent crash Wednesday night.

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Pontotoc County man killed in pit bull attack

AP – Authorities are investigating a dog attack that resulted in the death of a 51-year-old Pontotoc County man.

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Dr. Tom Norman retiring after 50 years of practicing dentistry in Calhoun City

By JOEL McNEECE
Dr. Tom Norman called deciding to retire after nearly 50 years practicing dentistry in Calhoun City the second most difficult decision he’s ever had to make. The first, was deciding to become a dentist in the first place.

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