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River Lindley, Barrett Box and Jared Ferguson work on their “Monster Mad” project.

Yancy Library to celebrate Roald Dahl Day Saturday


Come join the fun at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library Saturday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m.-noon as we participate in the national celebration of Roald Dahl Day and the 50th anniversary of “Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.”

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Calhoun City Elementary 1st graders 9-11 project.

Sisterly Love: Thompson sisters maintain close bond with weekly trip

Sisters, Mildred Thompson Campbell, Minnie Thompson Tillman, Hildred Thompson Harris and Judy Horton hold a picture of their sister Dorothy “Dot” Thompson.

When the Thompson sisters get together, it’s going to result in a good time. And they have a lot of good times.

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Rep. Beckett speaks to Republican Women

Rep. Jim Beckett, Linda Haire, Susan Beckett

Calhoun County Republican Women met August 5, at Jeffery’s in Bruce.
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Most beloved Mississippi voice was Jack Cristil

Rick Cleveland

Sixty years or so ago, somebody snapped a photograph of two Mississippi icons. The moment is preserved for the ages: Jack Cristil interviewing Elvis Presley.

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Lady Cougars’ softball season ends with loss to Hebron

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Calhoun Academy’s softball team needed a big win Tuesday night to keep their season alive. They came up short suffering a 9-6 loss to Hebron.

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Calhoun City sweeps Bruce in softball double header

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Calhoun City softball swept a double header from Bruce last Saturday.

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Gail Baker

Gail Baker

Gail Baker of Banner is a sweet eater and a sweet maker. Chocolate is a favorite, especially brownies, but she also likes pecan pie.

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There’s more to Leland than Hwy. 82

Leland Progress Publisher Stephanie Patton and MPA President Joel McNeece at the newspaper office in Leland.

I was no stranger to Leland, having traveled there for several high school football games through the years.

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