Calhoun City mayor to be chosen next Tuesday

Election Vote

The lone contested mayor’s race in the county will be on the ballot next Tuesday, June 6.
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Police are right to insist they be told promptly

Joel McNeece

When is the correct time for law enforcement to intervene in an “investigation” at a school?
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Superintendent says BUES principal position will be filled next month; lot of moves by teachers approved

Mike Moore

Sup. Mike Moore told the school board Tuesday night he’ll start interviewing candidates for the BUES job this month (June).
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Reminiscing and learning at Lake Tiak O’Khata and State of Region

Lisa McNeece

To celebrate the end of the school year, we took a girls’ trip Friday to Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville.
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Addie Edwards

Addie Edwards Cook

Addie Edwards of Calhoun City has been making shrimp over rice “a long, long time.” She first ate it at a Chinese Restaurant.
She tried and tried to make it, but it wasn’t until after she added the streak-o-lean that she “hit the nail on the head.”
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Mark Longino’s excitement spills over into his sermons

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Mark Longino, a native of Jones County, was 19 years old when he surrendered to preach.
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Blues Marathon a big draw, but needs sponsors

Rick Cleveland

Jackson’s highly acclaimed Mississippi Blues Marathon, which annually draws thousands of participants from all 50 states and several foreign countries, has been running for 10 years.
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Rep. Beckett joins NW Foundation Board

Beckett Joins NW Board

Beckett Joins NW BoardGale Cushman, far left, president of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, far right, welcome State Representative Jim Beckett (Miss. District 23) to the Foundation board of directors.                                                                                                     NW Photo by Julie Bauer

Don’t forget history, but live today

Charlie Mitchell

Morgan Freeman, celebrated actor and thoughtful person, says forget about it. Mitch Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans, says if there are no markers where lynching took place there should be no monuments to those who fought to preserve slavery and injustice.
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‘City Seniors honor Tripp Macon prior to graduation

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The CCHS class of 2017 presented Julia Macon with a desk that was her late son Tripp Macon’s when he was in second grade.

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