BES Reading Fair

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read fair13Among the reading fair winners at Bruce Elementary were A’Marion Fondon, 3rd; Joley Clark, 1st; and Allyson Collins, 2nd in K5. See all the winners in next week's CCJ.

Baptist Health VP to speak at CEDA banquet, Jan. 26

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The Calhoun Economic Development Association (CEDA) will celebrate local business and industry while hearing from  Baptist Memorial Health Care’s vice president during the organiztion’s annual banquet Jan. 26 in Vardaman.
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Academy students shadow various careers as part of English class project

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The Calhoun Academy senior class had to shadow careers that they would like to pursue in the future for English IV, which is taught by Mrs. Jennifer Rogers.
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ICC sets tryout dates for football team

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Itawamba Community College head football coach Sean Cannon announced Monday that his program will hold tryouts Wednesday February 15 and March 1 on the Fulton Campus.
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More Americana passes by

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“To me, there is no picture so beautiful as smiling, bright-eyed, happy children; no music so sweet as their clear and ringing laughter.”—P.T. Barnum
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Enjoying new book on Gen. Conner

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conner08Residents of Calhoun  County are gearing up to honor General Fox Conner on Jan. 27 in the Calhoun City High School Auditorium at 10 a.m. Retired Guard Sergeant First Class Willie Jobe West and his wife, Shirley, of Slate Springs  review the newly published book, General Fox Conner, by Steve Labalais. The author gives a compelling account of how Conner, who was raised in Slate Springs, became one of the most influential military leaders in World War I. He also prepared young cadets like Dwight D. Eisenhower, for World War II. Rabalais will be participating in the program honoring General Conner along Perry Sansing of the University of Mississippi, Bill Lee of Jackson, retired Major General of the Mississippi Guard, Adjutant General Janson Boyles of Jackson, and Mississippi Supreme Court Judge James D. Maxwell of Oxford. The public is invited to attend.

Lawrence King – 60 years and counting in the lumber industry

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Leaning against a tall stack of freshly planed lumber, Lawrence King takes in the sights and sounds of the typical busy day at 3K Lumber east of Bruce and loves every second of it.
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Catholic Charities hosts “Culture of Encounter” event in Vardaman

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VARDAMAN-- Nearly 150 people of different cultures in Northeast Mississippi gathered last Friday at the Front Porch in Vardaman for a night of Cultural Expression.
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Maddox earns leadership honor from Bruce Rotary

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Walt Maddox, son of Bryan and Paula Maddox, was recently honored with the monthly leadership award from the Bruce Rotary Club.
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Calhoun City’s Draine chosen to play in Mississippi/Alabama game

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Ladavius Draine, of Calhoun City, a Southern Miss signee, has been chosen to play in the MS/AL All Star basketball game.

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