Barnett wins at Mississippi 4-H Horse Show

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Calhoun 4-Her Hayden Barnett, shown here with Petie, received two awards at the Mississippi Championship 4-H Horse Show.

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Welch among headliners at 7th annual Blues Fest in Oxford July 15-16


Leo "Bud" Welch will be among the headliners at the 7th annual Oxford Blues Festival July 15-16 at SHELTER on the Oxford Square and in The Grove at Ole Miss.

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Calhoun County Schools drop to D grade in latest accreditation


The Mississippi Department of Education released new accreditation grades for all public schools today for the 2015 school year with Calhoun County dropping to an unofficial D, based on the A-F grading scale.
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Walker finishes second in Pros of Tomorrow

Brandon Walker

Brandon Walker, of Vardaman, shot a 141 to finish second at the Pros of Tomorrow Tournament at Tupelo Country Club this week.

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Baskin asks Pittsboro board for fire hydrant on Oldtown Road

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Reginal Baskin, who is building a new house on Oldtown Road, asked the town of Pittsboro at their last board meeting to install a fire hydrant on the water line near his property to help serve homes in that area.

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Calhoun City board considers meter reading options

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Calhoun City board of aldermen held a special called meeting Tuesday night where they heard a presentation about meter reading services.

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Wayne Parker

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wayne parker riding2Wayne Parker of Vardaman has loved horses all his life. He grew up dreaming of becoming a cowboy. Read his story in our features section.

Terry Allen to speak at Bruce Chamber meeting on Monday

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Calhoun native and former Bruce football coach Terry Allen will be the featured speaker at the July 18 meeting of the Bruce Chamber of Commerce.
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Wayne Parker reminisces of horse riding days

Wayne Parker Big Pic

Wayne Parker always wanted to be a cowboy. He wanted to rope and ride. He and his friend thought they would be the next Gene Autry and Roy Rogers Western stars.
And there were days when he lived his dream, but those days have come to a slow close.
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93rd Calhoun County Fair opens next week in Pittsboro

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Summer temperatures aren’t the only thing heating up in Calhoun County. Preparation for the 93rd annual Calhoun County Fair and Livestock Show is in full-speed.
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