Some advice for our 2016 graduates

Joel McNeece

Just over 150 young Calhoun Countians will walk across a stage this week and receive their high school diploma and immediately step into the next phase of their lives. Here’s a few notes to ponder as you move forward:
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Finally winning the battle with Robins at our house

Lisa McNeece

The battle with the robins at our house continues, although we may have come to a standstill.
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Bruce Police to add K9 Officer, Alexander begins training

Corey Alexander

Bruce Policeman Corey Alexander began a five-week training session this weekwith the department’s newest officer – a Belgian Malinois.
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Good Citizenship Awards

DAR Good Citizenship Awards

DAR Good Citizenship AwardsLoosa Schoona Chapter had a luncheon honoring four seniors chosen for the DAR Good Citizenship Award at their schools. From left, Shumar Pryor, Calhoun City High; Bebe Maxwell, DAR Regent; Macey Chrestman, Calhoun Academy; Jalynn Aron, Bruce High School; Sydney Huffman, Vardaman High School.

Moss asks for more support of public education, Excel

Cortez Moss

Cortez Moss lobbied for greater support of public education and the Excel program in a speech at the annual Celebrate Excel banquet last Thursday night in Pittsboro.
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Two-party system will be tested by elections, down ticket impacts

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – The evolution of presidential and congressional politics over the last decade in the U.S. and the growing impacts that evolution is having in state politics in Mississippi has led me to revisit the writings of French sociologist, law professor and member of the European Parliament the late Maurice Duverger, who died in 2014 at the age of 97.

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PEPA to open new office with drive-thru in next few weeks

chuck howell

PEPA Director Chuck Howell told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday the Bruce office will open a new drive-thru window for customers in the next few weeks.
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Four Calhoun City players to play in NEMFCA All Star Classic Wednesday night


Some of the most talented gridiron athletes in the Magnolia State have descended upon the campus of Northeast Mississippi Community College to play their final game at the prep level.
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Water Valley among cities approved for “To-Go-Cup” alcohol areas

Phil Bryant

Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill allowing people to carry open containers of alcohol in entertainment districts within several cities across the state, including Water Valley.

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District Attorneys

lon hood25

lon hood25Asst. District Attorney Lon Stallings was honored with a retirement reception Friday at lunch in Calhoun City after almost 30 years with the D.A.'s office. Among the many in attendance were each of the three district attorneys Lon has worked for. Pictured, from left, Ben Creekmore, Lon Stallings, Larry Little and Jim Hood. Photo by Joel McNeece