Harold Walls

Harold Edward Walls, 87, died Monday, April 20, 2015 at West Tennessee Transitional Care in Jackson, Tn. He was born March 25th, 1928, in Vardaman to Hosea Littleton Walls and Annie Lee Vanlandingham Walls. He was a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel who began his military career during the Korean War. He flew missions with the Strategic Air Command in the Cold War and with the Tactical Air Command in the Vietnam War. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross during service in Vietnam. After the Air Force, he was a pilot for MP Enterprises and other corporations in Houston and served in the Mississippi Wing of the Civil Air Patrol. He was a member of Houston’s First Baptist Church where he taught a boy’s Sunday School class for many years. [Read more...]

Maurine Lee

Maurine Edwards Lee was born June 23, 1930, in Southern Illinois, to Guy and Ruby Clark Edwards. As a child she gave her heart and life to the Lord Jesus. She graduated from Sesser High School in 1948, then attended Free Will Baptist Bible College in Nashville, graduating in 1952. There she found the love of her life, George C. Lee of Calhoun City,  and they married August 8, 1951. Their commitment to the Lord led them to Shelton, Ne. in 1954 as Free Will Baptist Home Missionaries. In the years that followed, George pastored churches in Memphis; Durham, NC; Albany, Georgia; Nashville, Tennessee, and Goldsboro, NC. [Read more...]

Imogene Kelley

Imogene Kelley, 87 of Banner, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at her residence. Born June 4, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Herman Wright and the late Clara Mitchell Wright. She was the wife of the late James Orlin Kelley. She was loving wife and devoted homemaker. She was a lifelong member of Providence Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Harmon sits two shots off first-round lead at NJCAA Region 23 Championship


East Mississippi Community College’s Hunter Harmon sits in third place individually following Sunday’s opening-round, even-par 72 at the NJCAA Region 23 Men’s Golf Championship being held at Laurel Country Club.

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Excel celebrates 20th anniversary

excel choir

The Excel choir performed under the direction of Eliza Mays during the organization’s 20th anniversary celebration Sunday afternoon at the Methodist Corner on the Calhoun City Square. Photo by Joel McNeece

Derma man arrested for Friday night murder on West Taylor Avenue in Calhoun City

Randy Anderson

A Derma man is in the Calhoun County Jail facing a murder charge following an incident Friday on West Taylor Avenue in Calhoun City.

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Draine, Sykes, Edwards earn top basketball honors for 2014-15


Bruce and Calhoun City basketball teams filled 13 positions on the All Division team from this past season.

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Art class studies pointillism

srr drawing

Some great art is coming about at the Calhoun County Career and Technical Center in Calhoun City.

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Wildcats advance; Trojans waiting out rain; seasons end for Lady Rams, Lady Trojans

city potts camp

Softball season ended Friday night in Calhoun County, but baseball still has life.

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State Science Fair winners

CA state science

Calhoun Academy students placing at the State Science Fair were, front, l to r, Macey Chrestman, 3rd; Christen Tindall, 1st; Anna Marie Langston, 2nd; back, Cainan Lenard, Peyton Easley, William Willis, 1st, group project; Braden Hyde, 2nd, and Jay Chrestman, 3rd. The state fair was held April 1 at Hinds Community College in Pearl.