Rachel Alline Ivy Mills

Rachel Alline Ivy Mills,70, of Bruce, died October 30, 2012 at NMMC in Tupelo. She was born March 28, 1942 in Sarah, MS, the daughter of Joseph Henry Ivy and Marion Alline Frazier Ivy. She was a retired LPN in Labor and Delivery for 35 years at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis, TN. She was a member of LPN Nurse Association, TN Nurse Association, and Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints.

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Mississippi Department of Archives and History abandons Wilkins Cemetery near Sarepta


At its regular quarterly meeting in Starkville on Oct. 19, the Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History granted a designation to an abandoned cemetery in Calhoun County that will allow for county maintenance of the property.

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Calhoun City to host Loggins Classic Saturday, Nov. 3


Basketball season will tip off this Saturday when Calhoun City High School will host the annual Loggins Classic with 12 area teams competing.

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Thompson having big impact for Northwest Rangers


Calhoun City's Aaron Thompson has played a major role in the success of the Northwest Community College Rangers this season.

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Election day less than a week away


Calhoun Countians will go to the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 6 to cast their votes for president, U.S. senator, U.S. representative, state supreme court, chancery clerk and school board.

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39th Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival is this weekend

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The 39th Annual Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival kicks off this Saturday with the arts and crafts festival on Main Street.

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The never ending leaf battle

Joel McNeece

I love watching the leaves slowly fall to the ground and the beautiful scene of how they cover every inch of my backyard like a colorful, thick, blanket. But it’s no fun come spring when you’re knee-deep in leaves and they all have to be vanquished.

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First really cold football Friday

Lisa McNeece

It was cold Friday night at the ball game. A pesky, misting rain was falling when we left Bruce which lasted into the 2nd quarter  of the game, then started back in the 4th quarter. You expect late October ball games to be cold, but that biting wind Friday night was awful.

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First district house race, judicial election dominate state ballot

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Despite the national drama of a razor-thin margin in the presidential campaign be-tween President Barack Obama and GOP challenger and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, Mississippi’s ballot remains primarily a yawner. Most of the races on the Nov. 6 ballot appear to have all but been conceded to the incumbents.

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Emily Rennie

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Emily Rennie of Calhoun City lived in New Orleans for 10 years, where she enjoyed Cajun food, but didn't learn how to cook it. She could walk any direction from her home and find Italian, Japanese, Indian, Chinese, Mexican, Thai, French food and more.

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