Coleman claims State Democrats wouldn’t hear his case; says he is not ready to concede

By JOEL McNEECE
The State Democratic Executive Committee rejected Marshall Coleman’s challenge to the Senate District 8 primary election Tuesday, Aug. 30 at a hearing in Jackson, but Coleman said he wasn’t allowed to present his case and is not ready to concede.

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Ruthie Spraberry

Ruthie G. Spraberry, 87, of Calhoun City, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 at her son’s home in Pell City, Al. She was born July 9, 1924 in Pittsboro, the daughter of Oscar and Effie Knight Cleveland. She was a  homemaker and member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church.

Calhoun’s unemployment rate remains among the lowest in the state

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun County continues to have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

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Calhoun City, Bruce crack top 10 of first AP poll

The Associated Press released its first poll of the 2011 season today. Following is the top 10 for Class 2A.

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Serious injury avoided when group home client leaps on hood of vehicle in street

By JOEL McNEECE
Serious injury was avoided Tuesday morning when a client from a North Mississippi Regional Center Group Home leapt on the hood of a vehicle in the road.

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Sweet Potato Festival’s email account hacked, used to solicit money

By JOEL McNEECE
An investigation is underway regarding the Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival’s email account after it was hacked and used to solicit money.

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School District to implement in-school GED program

By JOEL McNEECE
The Calhoun County School Board voted unanimously Monday night to implement a new in-school GED Option Program for the school district.

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FRIDAY NIGHT SCORES

Bruce 48, Vardaman 12
Calhoun City 34, Houston 21
Macon Central 24, Calhoun Academy 22

 

Explosive third quarter lifts Bruce over Vardaman 48-12

By JOEL McNEECE
The Bruce Trojans and Vardaman Rams were battling tooth and nail in a game that early on appeared would hang in the balance until the final horn. Then the third quarter happened.

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Wildcats Top the ‘Toppers 34-21

By JOEL McNEECE
After spotting visiting Houston an early touchdown, Calhoun City rattled off 34 straight points in defeating the Hilltoppers 34-21 last Friday night to remain undefeated on the season.

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