Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce Friday, Dec. 5 at noon for a Brown Bag Luncheon with special guest author, Dr. Dennis Mitchell.
South Calhoun HeadStart celebrated 50 years of operation this year. In observance of Head Start awareness, the children released balloons in the air. Each child’s name and the center’s phone number was put in each balloon hoping the person who finds it will contact Head Start. Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton and Supervisor Ernest Fox and HeadStart parents were among those attending.
The hope of gathering the larger Calhoun County community in a shared Thanksgiving Worship Service was realized Sunday evening, Nov. 16, when approximately 60 county residents joined together in prayer and praise at the Multi-Purpose building in Pittsboro.
The 31st Annual A.D. Goodman Scholarship Banquet will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. at the St. Luke Masonic Lodge in Bruce.
Alpha C. Collins, 92, of Corinth, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2014 at her home. She was born November 21, 1922, the daughter of William Maize and Mary Gullick Jarrett. She was a homemaker and member of Shiloh Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Damita Jo Valentine, 53, of Vardaman, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born July 14, 1961 in Dallas, Tx. She was the daughter of Billy G. Colbert and Betty Towery Colbert. She was a homemaker and member of Faith Bible Church. [Read more...]
Elsie Charlene Turner Parker, 93, of Pensacola, FL (formerly of Calhoun City), died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at Asbury Place in Pensacola. She was born September 28, 1921 in Calhoun City, the daughter of Jessie Daniel Turner and Dora Estell Williams Turner. She was a secretary at Kellwood, and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Assistant District Attorney Kelly Luther easily won Tuesday’s runoff for Circuit Judge, District 3, Place 2, against Shirley Byers.
Most people think of Thanksgiving as a family gathered around the dinner table covered with a big, baked turkey and a deep dish of dressing. That’s not the case for the descendants of the late U.L. “Coot” and Mattie Boland.