9th Annual Quilt Show begins Friday in Pittsboro


The 9th annual Calhoun County Quilt Show and Apron Display will be March 1-2 at the Multipurpose Building in Pittsboro.

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Varnado, Thompson speak on the importance of Excel

Vencie and Brenda Varnado at the Celebrate Excel banquet.

Vencie Varnado spoke of the need to provide whatever the community can that makes children successful learners during last week’s 5th Annual Celebrate Excel event.

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Youth hunters get first shot at spring turkey season


The 2013 youth spring turkey season will begin on private lands and authorized state and federal lands on Friday, March 8.

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Harmon signs golf scholarship with EMCC

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Calhoun Academy golfer Hunter Harmon signed a golf scholarship with East Mississippi Community College Thursday morning.

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The first day of spring is still three weeks away (March 20), but you wouldn't know it from the crop of daffodils in Thurman Massey's yard in Bruce. He said this has been one of the best years for his daffodils which are continuing to burst with blooms. Photo by Joel McNeece


Thurman Massey recalls time as a gunner in a Douglas SBD during World War II

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Thurman Massey of Bruce had never flown in a plane before enlisting in the U.S. Navy, who made him a gunner in the back of a Douglas SBD "Dauntless" searching the ocean for enemy submarines.

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Calhoun Relay for Life announces upcoming events for March

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Calhoun County Relay For Life is set Friday, April 19 from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 at Bruce High School football field.

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Becky Wright to take reins of Bruce Chamber Thursday night

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Becky Wright will officially take over the reins as new president of the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Feb. 28 at the organization’s annual banquet.

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Frank Norris McPhail

Frank Norris McPhail, Sr., 86, of Hernando, MS, devoted husband and loving father, moved on to his heavenly home Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Frank proudly served during World War II in the Army stationed in the Philippines. He retired from Sears and Roebuck after 44 years of service.

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Now is the time to reserve your memorial brick at Calhoun City High School


Wet weather has slowed construction progress on the new weightroom facility at Calhoun City High School, but the fundraising campaign is hitting full gear.

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