Michael McMahan

Michael McMahan, 61, of Bruce, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Calhoun Health Services in
Calhoun City.  He was born Monday, April 6, 1953 in Clarksdale,  the son of the late Joe Oliver McMahan and Ruby
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Ladies Auxiliary honors Vietnam Veterans

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The VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Post 5571 recently hosted a brunch honoring local Vietnam Veterans.  Each veteran was presented a certificate of appreciation from the VFW Ladies Aux. of Post 5571. Vietnam veterans present were, from left, front, Charles Smith, Freddie Buchanan, James Hardin, James Weeks and Chick Hensley; back, Jerry Mitchell, Elbie Dickerson, Billie Hitt, Mike Winter, Joe Barnett, Bobby Cook and William Boyd Mann.

Excel Spanish class having an impact for local businesses

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“Como se llama?” “Me llama es Melissa.” Those basic phrases are simply asking “what’s your name” and responding “this is mine.”  Yet they can make a world of difference.

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Calhoun Academy Homecoming

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Jesse Rodgers was crowned Calhoun Academy Homecoming Queen Friday night in a pre game ceremony Friday night. Pictured, from left, are Calhoun Academy Headmaster Donald Pendergrast, 2013 Queen Courtney Hill, 2014 Queen Jesse Rodgers and her father and escort Chris Rodgers. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Bruce plays its best half of football, but comes up short on scoreboard

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The Bruce Trojans played the best half of football of the season Friday night. Unfortunately, it followed one of their worst in a 28-21 loss to Eupora.

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Calhoun City continues winning ways with 44-18 victory over East Webster

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Number one ranked Calhoun City scored the first 20 points Friday night in a 44-18 win over East Webster to remain perfect on the season.

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Coldwater overwhelms Vardaman 64-7

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Vardaman is searching for answers, and searching for its first win of the season. The Rams lost an ugly 64-7 game Friday against Coldwater, and coach Larry Gann said he was “embarrassed” by the performance.

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Central spoils Calhoun Academy homecoming with a 42-28 win

Central Academy spoiled Calhoun Academy’s homecoming Friday night with a 42-28 win in Pittsboro.

Several arrested this morning in drug roundup around Calhoun

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Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office has arrested eight so far in a drug roundup in the county this morning.

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Varnado and ICC earn win over Northeast

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Itawamba Community College defensive back Lavarious Varnado (7), of Calhoun City, returns a punt during practice for the Indians.  ICC earned a pivotal division win Thursday night when they defeated rival Northeast 38-19. Photo by Lee Adams/ICCImages.com

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