Wendell Glenn Blount, 62, of Midland City, AL and formerly of Calhoun City, died March 5, 2014 in Butner, NC. He was born October 16, 1951 in Bruce, the son of Wilburn and Bobbie Nell Bray Blount. He was a self-employed salesman. [Read more...]
James Thomas Hendrix, 92, died February 7, 2014 in Georgetown, TX. Tom was born September 24, 1921 in Tupelo, to James Milford Hendrix and Sybil Cook Hendrix of Vardaman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Faye, and siblings, Mable, Milford, Catherine, and Robert. He grew up in Inverness and graduated from Citrus High School. He joined the Army and flew with the 70th Bomb Squadron in the Pacific during WWII. [Read more...]
Vardaman Elementary students recently studied the life cycle culminating with watching baby chicks hatch in an incubator. Pictured, from left, front, Bryanna Petty, Xiavion Kimble, Jose Gonzalez, Anibal Rios; back, Yuridia Gutierrez, Heaven Blakeney, Cameron Hastings, Jeffrey Stewart. Photo by Joel McNeece
Slate Springs Mayor Dale Weeks died Tuesday, March 4 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora.
Calhoun City fell to S.V. Marshall 62-58 in the Boys’ Class 2A semifinals of the MHSAA State Tournament on Friday in Jackson.
Gwendolyn Gaye Cook “Gwen”?Holland, 61, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born in Calhoun County on July 9, 1952 to Betty Jean Lee and Billy Joe Cook. She grew up in Calhoun County, lived in the Mississippi delta (Tutweiler) for several years, and moved to the Tupelo area in 1982. [Read more...]
Celebrate Spring Break at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce. The fun starts with toddler storytime Monday, Mar. 10 from 10:20 a.m.- 10:40 a.m. We’ll have music, stories, and snacks. Storytime is for toddlers with an adult helper.