Oleta Brown Chrestman, 74, of Banner, died November 28, 2012 at her home. She was born September 6, 1938 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Ledford Lee Brown and Joyce Elizabeth Caldwell Brown. She was a homemaker, and member of Mt. Comfort Baptist Church.
A 24-year-old Vardaman man was killed early Friday morning in a one-car accident on Hwy. 341.
Supervisors debated Friday morning whether to ban smoking on all county property and if they should install an irrigation system for the new courthouse planters.
Bruce and Calhoun City will return to Region 2-2A while Vardaman has less changes to their region for the next two years.
Tommie Lee (Jap) Jones , 61 of Pittsboro, MS died Nov. 26 in Calhoun City. He was a member of Jackson Chapel MB Church, He also enjoyed fishing and hunting.
The Nutrition Integrity 2012 grant that Bruce Upper Elementary/High School received in January, 2012 from the Mississippi Department of Education, Office of Child Nutrition, and The Bower Foundation has made a big difference in school meals.
Calhoun County Sheriff Greg Pollan confirmed an investigation is ongoing involving a Calhoun County Schools’ employee regarding “inappropriate contact through social media with a student.”
The Vardaman Rams plead 11 players on the All Region teams for 1-1A, led by Offensive Player of the Year Cody Jenkins.
The Itawamba Community College football team will be well represented in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-Star Football Classic as five players were selected to participate in this year’s event.