Jimmy Ray Griffin

Jimmy  Ray Griffin, 71, of Houlka, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in
Oxford. He was retired from Calhoun County District 2 Maintenance Department as a truck driver operator.
Born June 4, 1945, in Calhoun County, he was the son of Joseph and Janet Peden
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NFl draft filled with mistakes every year

Rick Cleveland

The 2017 NFL Draft begins Thursday, and there is really only one sure thing. That is, mistakes will be made.  It happens every year.
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Lady Rams sweep Biggersville in opening round


The Vardaman Lady Rams completed a first round sweep of Biggersville Tuesday night winning 7-4 on the road.

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Valedictorians, Salutatorians announced

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val salThe Calhoun County School Board recognized this year's valedictorians and salutatorians from each school at Monday's board meeting. Pictured from left, Vardaman Val C.J. Weddle and Sal Brandon Washington, Calhoun City Sal Marlee Vance and Val Avery Bullard, Bruce Val LeMarcus Echoles and Sal Paul Tutor.

Dallas Gore to take over as BHS principal; Gillespie moving to district office

Dallas Gore

Dallas Gore will become the next principal at Bruce High School replacing Michael Gillespie who is transferring to the district office.
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Superintendent, BHS officials charged for not reporting alleged sexual crime; family members attempt to address school board

Stan Evans

Bruce Police Chief Stan Evans said they were charging Superintendent Mike Moore, BHS Principal Michael Gillespie and BHS “Lead Teacher” Heather Nix with failure to report the alleged sexual crime of a BHS teacher to law enforcement.
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Jolly says state leaders no friend to rural counties

Russell Jolly

Sen. Russell Jolly expressed his concerns for the future of rural Mississippi at the quarterly meeting of the Soil and Water Conservation District in Calhoun City Monday night.
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Calhoun a target of state leadership

Joel McNeece

Rural Mississippi is in trouble and the purveyors of these dangerous times are the current state leadership. That was the message Sen. Russell Jolly delivered at the quarterly Soil and Water Conservation District meeting in Calhoun City Monday night.
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First grandson should be here soon

Lisa McNeece

Our new grandson will be here in 9 days if not before. It’s been a long time since we have had a baby at our house, so it will be a change and a really long time since there has been a little boy.
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How will latest efforts to reform food stamps impact Mississippi?

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – One inescapable reality is Mississippi’s status as the poorest state in the union. That reality also makes the utilization and usage of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or food stamps an extremely relevant economic discussion in our state each year.
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