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Jonathon Edward West, 43, of Calhoun City, died April 10, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-NM in Oxford. He was born April 9, 1971 in Oxford, the son of Larry West and Prentice Ann Easley West. He was a truck driver for Hardin Brothers and a member of the Vardaman First Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Lady Wildcats only Calhoun team to win Thursday night


Thursday was a tough night on diamond for Calhoun County with only one win recorded by county teams and that coming at the expense of another.

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Pittsboro debating whether they can afford new fire truck

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The Pittsboro board of aldermen continued their debate this week over a new fire truck for the town including a debate as to whether a new truck should be purchased at all.

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Bruce High School recently announced its 2014 Hall of Fame class. From left, are Linesha Miller, Shelby Leachman, Elizabeth Whitten, Joseph Hopkins, Mary Beth Collums, Emily Morris, Tiffany Coleman; in front is Casey Vance. Not pictured is Junior Ramirez.

Former Bruce Trojan Jay King to sign with Ole Miss

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Northwest Mississippi Community College standout sophomore shortstop and All-American hopeful Jay King gave his commitment to assistant coach Cliff Godwin and Ole Miss over the phone on Tuesday, choosing the Rebels over interest from both Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State.

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The Dog Lovers League of Bruce is less than a month old but is experiencing tremendous growth. Founder Rose Wells said she expects it to continue to grow and is excited by the number of volunteers coming forward eager to assist. Read the full story below. Photo by Joel McNeece

Determination – Myra Bryant has been a cancer survivor for more than 50 years

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Determined – that sums up Myra Bryant of Pittsboro and how she has won numerous battles with cancer spanning more than 50 years.

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Jim Kelly and Kent Hull are two of a kind

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This was last September. Jim Kelly, the Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback, was in Jackson to speak at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame’s Kent Hull Tribute Banquet. We were eating dinner at the head table in front of about 400 folks. Suddenly in mid-conversation, Jim winced, then leaned over and whispered, “I’m going to need a little help here.”

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Farmer signs basketball scholarship with Northeast


V. Farmer, of Calhoun City signed a basketball scholarship with Northeast Community College Tuesday in a ceremony at the CCHS library.

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Calhoun City wins third consectuvie Class I Girls Powerlifting State Championship

State Champion powerlifters, from left, Kiara McKissick, Mykeria Holland, Alicia Feliciano, Adaysia Edwards, Shanya Mugford, Laquianna Norris, Mary Mason Langford, Perry Beth Liles, Yakema Harper, Landyn Stoddard, Courtland Crutchfield and Courtny Norman.

The Calhoun City Lady Wildcats won their third consecutive powerlifting state championship last week in Jackson.

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