Earl Mayhan

Edward Earl Mayhan, entered into the presence of The Lord Sunday, November 16, 2014. He was born in Calhoun
County, October 16, 1940 to Wiley Edward Mayhan and Allie Mae McCombs Mayhan. He was a retired truck
driver for Kellwood Company, Cooper Freight and Calhoun County.  He was a 1960 graduate of Bruce High School. He was the head chef of the Green Apron Cooking Team. He was
also a member of the Calhoun Avengers Chapter of the Sons of the Confederacy and a member of Westside
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Small child injured in Calhoun City house fire

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A small child was badly burned and a house destroyed in a late night fire on Young Avenue Sunday. Firemen were on scene from 11 p.m. until almost 2 a.m. The child was transported by ambulance from the scene and later carried to Jackson for more care for third degree burns. A Calhoun City fireman is pictured spraying water through a window of the burning home. See the related story in the headlines section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Small child burned, ‘City house destroyed in late night fire; Big Creek home destroyed by fire

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A small child was badly burned in a late night fire that destroyed a Calhoun City home Sunday.

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Bruce thumps JZ George

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Jamar Brown had his strongest running game of the year as the Bruce Trojans ran over JZ George 39-6 for their third consecutive victory to advance to the Class 2A North Semifinal against rival Calhoun City. See the related story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Calhoun City wins

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Chakel Gates led Calhoun City to a 49-0 whipping of South Delta in the 2A playoffs Friday night in Rolling Fork. The Wildcats, 12-0, will host rival Bruce Friday in the third round of the playoffs. See the related story in the sports section. Photo by Lisa McNeece

‘City dominates South Delta 49-0 to advance to 2A North semifinal


Friday night was just more of the same for top ranked Calhoun City. The Wildcats overwhelmed another 2A competitor to remain unbeaten on the season heading into the Class 2A North semifinals.

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Bruce rolls through JZ George, setting up rematch with Calhoun City

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The Bruce Trojans appear to be peaking when it matters most. Bruce flattened visiting J.Z. George High School 39-6 for its third win in a row, and second in as many weeks to begin the Class 2A playoffs. The victory sets up a rematch of the Skuna River Rivalry at Calhoun City on Friday.

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Academy students express what they’re thankful for

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Thanksgiving at Calhoun Academy is very important.  Lower elementary students at CA choose to either dress up as Indians or Pilgrims in honor of this holiday.

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Lillian Young

Lillian Aven Young, 96, of Columbus, died Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Winsor Place in Columbus.  She was born March 15, 1918 in Grenada County, to John Q. Aven, Sr. and Annie Litton Aven.  She was a hairdresser and member of First Baptist Church in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Supervisors meeting

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Supervisors met for nearly two hours Friday morning at the courthouse in Pittsboro discussing the possibility of renaming a portion of Hwy. 9 for the late Spencer Beckley Sr. and the purchase of a new radio console for the 911 dispatch center. Read the story from the meeting in the headlines section.