Stan Evans is happy to be back at work

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The phone rings and Stan Evans looks up from the papers he’s looking through, reaches across his cluttered desk and picks up the receiver.
“Bruce PD,” he says.
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Lady Rams extend season; Rams fall to Hamilton

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The Vardaman Lady Rams advanced to the semifinals of their region tournament and secured a playoff berth for next Monday with a 59-38 win over Coffeeville Tuesday evening.
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Basketball season ends for Bruce teams


Basketball season came to a disappointing end for both Bruce basketball teams Tuesday night in the region tournament at Calhoun City.
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Big Creek mayor and board all qualify

Big Creek Mayor Dwight DeVall

Big Creek now has a full slate of qualifiers and Derma and Calhoun City added more candidates for their town boards last week as the qualifying period for this year’s municipal elections enters the final two weeks.
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AutoZone coming to Calhoun City this summer


AutoZone, the national auto parts chain, is expected to open a store in Calhoun City later this summer.
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Overlay coming to Hwy. 8, but no turn lane per MDOT

J.R. Denton

Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton told the Calhoun City Chamber Tuesday that MDOT has plans to overlay Hwy. 8 from the Piggly Wiggly to the county line, but a turn lane is out of the question for the next two decades.
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Losing the leaf battle as usual

Joel McNeece

“Rake leaves or move? I can’t decide.”
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Precious honored at Ole Miss; finally got to see The Pavilion

Lisa McNeece

Precious Pratt Thompson, of Calhoun City, was among breast cancer survivors honored at the Ole Miss women’s basketball game Sunday afternoon.
Precious and Sarah Porter Smith of Oxford were honorary coaches in the game.
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Tony Parker

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Three things Tony Parker of Calhoun City has never gotten tired of eating are fresh peas, tomato sandwiches and fried chicken. The only thing he will not eat is celery, “a vile weed,” he calls it.
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Calhoun 2nd for Trash Pickup

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Trash PickupCalhoun County Sheriff’s Office placed second in the district in the MDOT Inmate Litter Removal Partnership program picking up more than 5,940 bags of trash off the county roadways in 2016. At left is Sheriff Greg Pollan with Mickey Rodgers, inmate litter control director.