Strong winds, thunderstorms and a possible tornado left a lot of damage in its wake as it moved through Calhoun County Friday afternoon.
Members of the Calhoun Avengers Camp #1969 Sons of Confederate Veterans; the Margery B. Rogers Clark Chapter #17 Order of the Confederate Rose; Co. G, 15th Miss. Infantry Honor Guard along with descendents, neighbors and friends met at Stewart Cemetery Saturday afternoon to honor the memory of and to dedicate monuments to Private Elisha Edwards, War of 1812, and Private Simon J. Jenkins, Confederate States army.
Strong winds, thunderstorms and a possible tornado left a lot of damage in its wake as it moved through Calhoun County this afternoon, but there are no injuries reported from around Calhoun as of this time. Among the most damaged sites is this home of the Thweatt family on North McSweyne in Bruce.
Along with county road crews, town public workers, firemen, police forces, and the sheriff's department, Pontotoc Electric (above) and Natchez Trace were out in the storm repairing damaged power lines.
An 8-run fourth inning catapulted the Vardaman past Biggersville 9-6 Thursday night for a series sweep, advancing the Lady Rams to the third round of the 1A playoffs.
Austin Laney threw a two-hitter to help TCPS defeat Vardaman in Tupelo Thursday night and put the Rams in a must-win situation entering tonight's game two at the Sportsplex.
The Caterpillar plant in Oxford is among a number of plants the company is expected to close around the country within the next year.
Two Calhoun Countians will be aiming for a state championship in golf next week on a pair of courses.
Two Calhoun County natives were inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame this week.