Hummingbirds flock by the dozen to Wilson home in Mt. Moriah


The constant hum and chirping noise on Grady Wilson’s back patio in the Mt. Moriah Community is deafening. The source is hummingbirds, by the dozens, if not hundreds, that apparently love his feeders more than most.
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Five bridges in county closed after failed inspections

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The list of closed bridges around Calhoun County has grown to five as inspections by federal and state officials continue to point out deficiencies.
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‘City seeking funding for new water well in industrial park

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The Calhoun City board approved its 2018 budget and agreed to seek grant funding for two major infrastructure projects at their meeting Thursday night.
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Capital distorting megadeal favoritism is killing our state

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

Many Mississippians may remember the recent failed venture to convert pine trees into gasoline. Gas was over $4 a gallon and it seemed like a great idea. After all, pine trees are mainly made of hydrogen and carbon, same as gasoline. All we had to do was rearrange the atoms using existing technology.
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We are a changed people

Ray Mosby

What was on that Monday now 16 years ago, a handful of fanatical thugs flew hijacked American airplanes into American buildings and what both we and rest of the world had always thought of as America almost immediately changed.
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U.S. Constitution celebrated at Pittsboro program


maxwell80The large courtroom in the Calhoun County Courthouse was full Sunday afternoon to hear MS Supreme Court Justice Jimmy Maxwell speak on the 230th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. Pictured above is Maxwell with his parents Bebe and James Maxwell and his daughter Mamie.

Easley breaks course record at Pine Hills


C.J. Easley broke the course record at Pine Hills Country Club Sunday, Sept. 17.

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BorgWarner expanding its Water Valley plant again


BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, is expanding in Water Valley.
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Supervisors hire circuit clerk to build election database


Supervisors agreed to pay Circuit Clerk Carlton Baker $300 to build the election database for this November’s election rather than contract it out for a lot more money.
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Bruce home destroyed by fire

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thompson fire49The Clarence Madkins home on Thompson Street in West Bruce was destroyed by fire Saturday evening. Firemen from Bruce, Chickenbone and Banner fire departments responded to the call.