Local schools release honor rolls for the first nine weeks


Following are honor rolls recently announced by Calhoun County Schools.

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Calhoun City remains atop Class 2A rankings


Calhoun City remains on top of the Class 2A rankings entering tonight’s showdown with number five ranked and fellow unbeaten Eupora.

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Breast Cancer Awareness has meaning to BHS student Kalisha Parks

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Everyone knows  or once knew someone who endured the battle against breast cancer. October is the month of recognition for people who have loved ones fighting breast cancer.

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Banner Fire Department gets new truck

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Banner Fire Department recently acquired a new 2,200 gallon tanker truck. The 2008 Freightliner was purcahsed from the U.S. Forestry Commission. Pictured, from left, are Dusty Blount, Tommy McKee, David Hill, Jacob McKee (in front), Tommy McKee, Dylan Cross (in back) and Christine Cross. Photo by Joel McNeece

Donta Armstrong develops into top WR target at Northeast

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A group of 20 young men will step onto the playing surface of Tiger Stadium on Thursday for the final time of their outstanding careers at Northeast Mississippi Community College.

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Calhoun City’s Childs among ICC basketball newcomers

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ICC women’s basketball coach Nanci Gray will lean on an experienced group of sophomores to guide the Lady Indians during the 2014-15 season.

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CCES students writing Christmas stories, one of which will be published

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Calhoun City Elementary students in Laurie Denley’s class have each written a Christmas story, one of which will be published.

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Mission trip to Africa provides life changing experience for J.B. Long

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J.B. Long had the moment he’s longed for where he felt closest to God and it happened on a mountaintop in Africa.

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CCHS students hear anti-bullying message


Calhoun City High School recently had speaker Deirdre Peggen from the Family Resource Center out of Tupelo to come and speak to the school on bullying.

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Circuit Clerk’s office open this Saturday for absentee voting


The Circuit Clerk’s office in Pittsboro will be open the next two Saturdays (Oct. 25 and Nov. 1) from 8 a.m. until noon for absentee voting.

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