Assistant District Attorney Lon Stallings set to retire in May

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Lon Stallings didn’t intend to enter the law profession initially. He graduated from Mississippi State University with an accounting degree.
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Calhoun County’s Mark Hendrix promoted to captain with MDOT

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Mark Hendrix, of Vardaman, was recently promoted to Captain in the Batesville Enforcement District.

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Calhoun Academy’s Shrek The Musical

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CA ShrekCalhoun Academy Drama Department will present Shrek The Musical this Friday, Apr. 29 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Morning performance admission is $2 for students/teachers and $5 for any other adults. Admission for the night performance is $8. Reserved seats ordered in advance will be $12. Characters are, front, Hunter Stone, Tate Porter, C.J. Bowling, Hillary Stacy, Hunter Robertson, Riley Dotson, Todd Harrell, Darby Caviness, Forest Shoemaker, Faith Clark, Lexie Bollinger, Scott Shankle, Payten Chrestman; back, Dalton Poynor, Anna Claire Watkins, Jacey Lucius, Caleb Hill, Hanna Tedder, Beau Walker, Danner Tedder, Preston Blue, Noah Clark, Ellen Harrell, Sara Faye Washington and Remington Crutchfield.

Memorial butterfly garden underway at BUES

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Frances Brown and Niki Necaise broke ground with shovels last Friday for a project aiming to impact the environment and Bruce Upper Elementary students.
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Kasey Camp

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“I really do like to make desserts,” said Kasey Camp, 15, and she likes to make them for other people. She made several for a recent Bruce High School Band bake sale and she found a lot of ideas for them on Pinterest.
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Calhoun unemployment dropping again

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After a slight increase in January, Calhoun County’s unemployment rate has begun dropping again, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
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Calhoun Youth Court Judge Bob Cooper dies

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Calhoun County Youth Court Judge and Bruce attorney Robert S. "Bob" Cooper died Tuesday evening.

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Angry bills, buddy bills dominate 2016 session

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In 1980, a silly movie, “Airplane,” was released. In one scene a passenger loses her composure. The other passengers line up. Each one more aggressively tries to slap her back to her senses.
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Calhoun City rallies to defeat Walnut; will face Leland in second round

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Trailing 2-0 in the fifth inning of Monday’s deciding game three against Walnut, Calhoun City was feeling the pressure.
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Lady Rams sweep Pine Grove; open 2nd round against Biggersville

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The Vardaman Lady Rams completed a sweep of Pine Grove Monday night advancing to the second round of the Class 1A playoffs.
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