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Latest accreditation grades not as meaningful; Reading Gate could impact 8% of 3rd graders

Calhoun County Schools all maintained their same accreditation grade from the state except for Calhoun City High School which improved from an F to a D. … [Read More...]


New Derma WalMart looking to hire 30 employees

The new “Walmart Neighborhood Market” scheduled to open next January in Derma is now looking to hire approximately 30 employees. … [Read More...]


Pittsboro board approves ballots for alcohol election

The Pittsboro mayor and board of aldermen met briefly Tuesday afternoon to approve the official ballot for the Dec. 2 alcohol election and to make certain all other requirements had been met. … [Read More...]


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Amazing facts about Mississippi’s greatest athletes

We begin with an admission: I just thought I knew about everything there was to know about Mississippi sports history … [Read More...]


CCHS to host Wildcat Madness basketball event

Calhoun City High School will host Wildcat Madness Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. Fans will be able to meet the junior and … [Read More...]


Northwest to host Prospect Camp Nov. 8

Northwest Mississippi Community College head baseball coach Mark Carson has announced a Prospect Camp for 2015 and 2016 … [Read More...]

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Rams remain winless with 34-6 loss at Smithville

A difficult season continued for the Vardaman Rams last Friday as they were defeated 34-6 at Smithville. … [Read More...]

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Air Evac team talks to Bruce Chamber; Fall Festival is Oct. 31

Representatives of Air Evac, the emergency helicopter team, spoke to the Bruce Chamber Monday about their work locally with Calhoun County Fire Departments and the company’s membership program. … [Read More...]

Laura Edwards

‘City Chamber to decorate town with saxophones

The Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce has taken steps to add more art around town honoring saxophone legend Ace Cannon. … [Read More...]


Bruce Subway manager killed in wreck

The manager of the Subway in Bruce was killed in a car accident over the weekend. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City house destroyed by early morning fire

Calhoun City and Derma fire departments responded to this house fire at 128 Myers Avenue in Calhoun City near the elementary school. The house was not occupied. The cause of the fire was unknown. … [Read More...]


Calhoun schools accreditation grades released

Calhoun County Schools all maintained their same accreditation grade from the state except for Calhoun City High School which improved from an F to a D. … [Read More...]

B.E.S.T. officers Turner, Parker, Hobson, Smith, Gates, Walls, A. Vanlandingham and S. Vanlandingham. The B.E.S.T. group purchased the BES sign on the fence behind them for the school.

B.E.S.T. making a difference for Bruce Elementary

The small community of Bruce is known for its unwavering support for students, even the young children of Bruce Elementary. … [Read More...]


Yancy Library hosting movie party Saturday

Kids and kids-at-heart - Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce Saturday, Oct. 18 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for a Costume Movie Party. … [Read More...]


Day in the life of BHS Secretary Kim Carr

When people think of a high school, the teachers, principal, and counselor automatically come to mind. What about that lady that sits in the office smiling through her duties as a secretary? … [Read More...]

Myron and Roy Davis visited recently at Roy’s home in Bruce. Both, along with their late brother Ray, served in World War II.

Bruce native Myron Davis was a technological leader in World War II

In late 1942 with World War II raging, 17-year-old Calhoun County native Myron Davis enrolled in a Tupelo YMCA radio school and set into motion a series of events that led him to the forefront of electronics, air traffic control and computing. … [Read More...]


Fall Festivals approaching in Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman

Over the next three weeks there will be a trio of Fall Festivals around the county, highlighted by the annual Sweet Potato Festival in Vardaman Nov. 1. … [Read More...]

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Vardaman renovates historic Main Street building

There’s a new place to gather on Main Street in Vardaman that is filled with a lot of old stories. … [Read More...]


Pittsboro’s vote on alcohol will be county’s first since 1966

The Pittsboro board of aldermen is scheduled to meet Tuesday, Oct. 21 to finalize plans for the Dec. 2 election in which the town’s citizens will decide whether to come out from under the county’s dry law. … [Read More...]


Health Department asks county to improve parking lot

Supervisors heard requests for improvements to the property around the health department and approved a solid waste grant during a brief meeting Tuesday morning. … [Read More...]


Calhoun under a tornado watch; severe storms to continue through the night

Calhoun County is under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. tonight. Severe thunderstorms are expected to continue in the area until near midnight. … [Read More...]

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Excel Spanish class having an impact for local businesses

“Como se llama?” “Me llama es Melissa.” Those basic phrases are simply asking “what’s your name” and responding “this is mine.”  Yet they can make a world of difference. … [Read More...]

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Several arrested this morning in drug roundup around Calhoun

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office has arrested eight so far in a drug roundup in the county this morning. … [Read More...]


Calhoun Academy Homecoming Parade

Calhoun Academy celebrated Homecoming Thursday night with a parade through Bruce. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City native Sean Cannon thrives on the passion, competition of football

Sean Cannon admits that he wasn’t the biggest, the strongest, or the fastest football player on the field during his playing days. But the head football coach at Itawamba Community College has always had a passion for the game that continues to drive him … [Read More...]


Calhoun native earns “Troops to Teachers” honor

Calhoun County native Mickey Walls was recently awarded the 2013 -2014 Troops to Teachers, Teacher of the Year by the Mississippi Department of Education. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun Academy announces Homecoming/Pink Out festivities

This year, Calhoun Academy is mixing things up a little when it comes to homecoming and pink out. Usually, homecoming and pink out are on two separate ballgames, but this year, they have been combined. … [Read More...]

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Pittsboro board sets alcohol election for Dec. 2

The Pittsboro Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to tentatively set an election for citizens to decide whether to legalize the sale of alcohol in the county seat for Dec. 2. … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce continues to work on leases for Dog Lovers League, Bruce baseball

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope told the board lease agreements with the Dog Lovers League and the Bruce Booster Club for the indoor baseball facility at Bruce Park would be finalized within the next week during Tuesday’s meeting. … [Read More...]


Derma makes improvements to Town Hall

Derma board of aldermen approved the work done to make town hall more handicap accessible and discussed a new welcome sign at the meeting last night. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City board hires new policemen, water operator

Calhoun City Mayor and board of aldermen approved the hiring of two police officers at their regular meeting last night. … [Read More...]

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Vardaman sets fees for “Front Porch” rentals

Vardaman board of aldermen agreed on rental fees for the town’s Front Porch meeting space on Main Street, and set Clean Up-Day at the meeting of the board last night. … [Read More...]

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