Frances McPhail

Miss Frances Lynn McPhail, 81, of Calhoun City, died December 19, 2014 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born March 19, 1933 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Dr. George T. McPhail and Hattie Wall McPhail. She was a homemaker and member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church. She has no survivors. Services by Pryor Funeral Home, Calhoun City.

Wallace Forsyth

Wallace Forsyth, 83, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.  He was born February 19, 1931 in Pine Valley,  to the late J.W., Sr. and Christine Camp Forsyth. He was a devoted member of First Baptist Church of Water Valley where he served as deacon and Sunday School Superintendent. He was an avid Ole Miss football fan and was an usher at the games for years.  He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed hunting, fishing, looking for treasures with his metal detector and spending time with his sons. [Read more...]

Elizabeth Camp

Mary Elizabeth Hardy Camp, 92, died Monday, December 15, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.  She was born March 6, 1922 in Water Valley, to the late Griffin G. and Lena Carr Hardy.  She graduated from Jeff Davis High School in Water Valley, where she is remembered for her outstanding athletic ability as a basketball player. After graduating high school she married William Louie Camp and together they owned and operated Camp Motor Company, where she retired as office manager and bookkeeper. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved taking care of her family and others. Until her health failed she was a faithful member of the Water Valley Church of Christ. [Read more...]

William Brummett

William Junior Brummett, 66 of Vardaman, died Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Born November 13, 1948 in Lafayette County, he was the son of William Norris Brummett and Sarah Cathleen Galloway Brummett. He was retired from Emerson Electric Company in Oxford,  after 32 years. He was a member of Springdale Freewill Baptist Church .  [Read more...]

Connie Pounders

Connie LaNeece Murphree Pounders, 51 of Counce, Tn. died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Golden Triangle in Columbus. She was born  July 6, 1963 in Pontotoc. She was a graduate of Overton High School, and of  Methodist School of Nursing. She was a retired RN after 22 years. She was Director of Woman’s OB-Gyn unit at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Southaven. She was a member of Southland Baptist Church in Memphis.  [Read more...]

Katie Skeen

Katie Marie Skeen, 22 of Big Creek,  died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at University Medical Center Grenada in Grenada. Born January 30, 1992 in Greenville, she was the daughter of Johnny Kavin Skeen, Southaven, and Melanie Smith Melton (Lee) of Big Creek. She was a graduate of Vardaman High School, attended Itawamba Community College and was employed by Applebee’s in Grenada. She was a member of Vardaman First United Methodist Church. [Read more...]

Christmas Carols

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Members of the Calhoun City Rotary Club, Calhoun City High School choral group, and representatives from the choir of the First Baptist Church in Calhoun City all gathered at Calhoun County Nursing Home last Thursday to sing Christmas Carols.

Jody’s Dancers


Jody’s Dancers performed at both nursing homes in the county last week for Christmas. Pictured, from left, Maggie Mae Nichols, Caitlyn Tutor, Addie Herrin, Mattie Beck Gore, Mary Alex Kakales, Emma Logan and Addie Claire Bailey. Photo by Lisa McNeece

South rolls over North in Bernard Blackwell Classic

Bruce Trojan Jay Johnson hauls in a pass. Photo courtesy the Sun-Herald

Although there was a bitter wind blowing from the north, it was the South that did the majority of the damage in the 66th annual Bernard Blackwell Classic Saturday afternoon.

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Calhoun City earns win over South Panola in Loggins Classic

Calhoun City's Austin Burl

Calhoun City was the only local team to earn a win Saturday in a full day of games in the Loggins Classic.

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