Supervisor qualifying continues; school board candidates start in August

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All five Calhoun County election commissioners qualified for re-election with no opposition. The qualifying deadline was June 6.
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Visit with American Pharoah highlights visit to Kentucky

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He came walking out of his stable, head high, ears straight up, seemingly looking straight at me.
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Weekend capped with shortened movie experience and dropping prescription glasses in lake

Lisa McNeece

Our weekend included an afternoon at the movies “Finding Dory” and losing my prescription sunglasses in the bottom of Grenada Lake.
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Tracey Turner Box

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Thirty-six children selected cooking as one of their two activities during Bruce First Baptist Vacation Bible School last week and Tracey Turner Box was their leader.
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Locals earn spot with Northwest Rangerettes

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2016 Northwest Mississippi?Community College Rangerettes held their first meeting recently.

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Nida Pittman – evangelist, community helper, teacher

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Nida Pittman grew up in Vardaman not knowing where life would take her, and she didn’t expect it to bring her back to Calhoun County to settle, but it did.
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Gun control discussions are rifled with myths

Charlie Mitchell

Today’s National Rifle Association is a trade association — protecting manufacturers — yet masquerades as a grassroots citizen rights movement.

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Summer Basketball winding down for high school teams

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Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman basketball teams worked to improve this summer by participating in a summer league at Calhoun City this June.

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Bailey Nix earns scholarship

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baileyBailey Nix, center, a 2016 graduate of Bruce High School, was awarded a $500 Mississippi Association of Supervisors scholarship by the Calhoun board Monday morning in Pittsboro. Pictured, from left, are Tony Morgan, Ernest Fox, Bailey Nix, Gwin Longest, Jennifer Rogers, and Barney Wade.                                                                             Photo by Joel McNeece

Supervisors agree to refinance bonds, save county more than $231,000

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Calhoun County Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution to refinance the county’s general obligation bonds at considerable savings.
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