Internet taxes, internet sales are two very different things

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – National Taxpayers Union president Pete Sepp submitted op-ed columns to newspapers around the country in recent days trying to drum up an extension of the federal Internet Tax Moratorium and aiming that column in Mississippi at U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Tupelo.
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School Board favors appointing a school superintendent

Danny Harrelson

The Calhoun County School Board began prioritizing their legislative agenda Monday night with changing from an elected to an appointed superintendent at the top.
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Bids opened for Weyerhaeuser turn lane project

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Bids were opened Tuesday morning at Bruce City Hall for the Weyerhaeuser turn lane project on Hwy. 9 and came in under budget to the delight of Bruce officials.
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Calhoun Academy Senior Homecoming Maids

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CA senior maidsCalhoun Academy’s “The Roaring 20’s” Homecoming will be Friday night at 6 p.m. Senior maids are front, Darby Caviness, Brenna Pullen, Shannon Stone, and standing, Casey Moss, Hillary Stacy, Maria Inman, Hunter Robertson, Ashley Logan, Macey Chrestman and Regan Hubbard. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse

Betty Metzger

Betty Metzger

Betty Metzger grew up in a family of eight, and their parents made sure they all knew how to cook. When she and Dennis first married they had a lot of leftovers because she was used to cooking for such a big family. She uses mostly family recipes, a lot of which have been shared at reunions.
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Calhoun unemployment continues to decrease


Calhoun County’s unemployment rate dropped to its lowest mark since 2000 in August, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
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Calhoun Cares Pageant

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Calhoun Cares EliteMrs. Elite Calhoun Cares winners were, from left, 3rd Dessiree Villasana, 2nd Alexis Eacholes, 1st Kim Gregory and Winner Linda Dobbs. See pictures of all the Calhoun Cares pageant winners in Wednesday's CCJ.

Calhoun Academy finishes third in North; advances to state this weekend

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Calhoun Academy’s lady Cougars split four games at North Half last weekend to earn third and a trip to the state tournament this Saturday.
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Supervisors approve new truck for sheriff’s dept.; set public hearing for Oct. 5 on hospital


Calhoun County Supervisors approved the purchase of a new truck for the sheriff's department and made plans for the Oct. 5 hearing regarding potential new management for Calhoun Health Services at their Sept. 25 meeting.

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Pittsboro’s Patton makes ICC Homecoming Court

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ICC HomecomingMembers of the 2015 Homecoming Court at Itawamba Community College include from left, Taylor Mann of Nettleton, Tupelo Campus Freshman Maid; Anna-Claire Prather of Saltillo, Tupelo Campus Sophomore Maid; Aly Towery of Saltillo, Tupelo Campus Sophomore Maid; Elizabeth McCullar of Pontotoc, Fulton Campus Sophomore Maid; Taylor McNinch of Saltillo, Homecoming Queen; Ivy Robbins of Pontotoc, Fulton Campus Sophomore Maid; Tori Allen of Mooreville, Fulton Campus Freshman Maid; Torie Patton of Pittsboro, Fulton Campus Freshman Maid; and Serenity Hawkins of Saltillo, Tupelo Campus Freshman Maid. The court will be recognized during several activities on the Fulton Campus, Oct. 3, and presented during halftime of the ICC/Coahoma game, which begins at 3:30 p.m.