Lois Wilbourn Brassfield, 68, of Grenada died Saturday, May 16, 2015 at home. She was born June 12, 1934 in Grenada County, the daughter of Samuel Arthur Wilbourn, Sr. and Ruth Ester Hardin Wilbourn. She was retired CNA at Grenada County Hospital and a member of Grenada First Church of Nazarene. [Read more...]
Calhoun County remains under a flash flood watch as more rain is expected to continue falling over the coming days.
James Ellis Simpson P.M., of Calhoun City, was awarded his 50 year Certificate, Life Member Card, and Lapel Pin from the Grand Lodge of Tennessee at Unity Masonic Lodge #95 in Memphis recently. Presenting it was W. M. Edwin Clark Doremus of Unity Lodge #95. Witnessing the presentation were James William McDaniel P.M. and James Warren Horton P.M. who are Past Masters of Summer Avenue Lodge #729 in Memphis, where James Ellis Simpson is also Past Master.
A Houston man was pronounced dead at the scene of a wreck in Houston around noon in Chickasaw County.
Hazel Ruth (Helms) Vaughan, 71, of Cordova, TN, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015. She was born June 18, 1943, in Calhoun County, to Grady Lee Helms and Myrtie Reedy Helms. An attendee of Derma High School and a graduate of Calhoun City High School, she was a licensed cosmetologist and later served as Derma Town Clerk for over a decade. She eventually moved to Tennessee and retired from the banking field in Memphis. She was a member of Derma Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, but most recently attended Barton United Methodist Church. [Read more...]
The Vardaman Rams concluded spring football practice Thursday night with a jamboree at H.W. Byers.