Earlene Pettit Parker, 81, of Vardaman, died June 7, 2013 at Choctaw County Nursing Home, Ackerman. She was born November 6, 1931 in Pontotoc County, the daughter of Buie Thomas Pettit and Vera Elizabeth Higginbotham Pettit. She was retired from Kellwood Company in Calhoun City, and was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church.
Vardaman High School sent a lot of participants to the 2013 ICC Lady Indians Basketball Camp in Fulton.
Calhoun County citizens are asked to be on alert for a scam in the area in which callers are portraying TV satellite companies.
T.J. Morgan shot three 75s and a 77 for a total score of 302 in the four-round State Amateur Golf Championship last week in Saucier.
Farmers are finally catching up on cotton planting, but experts are worried that the late start could expose the crop to more insects than if wet weather hadn’t delayed planting.
Improvements to the Bruce Museum continued this week with several improvements to the building and some new exhibits added as well.
The Pittsboro Board of Aldermen were updated on new trucks for the fire department and looked into the town’s pest control contracts at a brief meeting Thursday night.
The David Murphree Chapter, Mississippi Society Sons of the American Revolution, at its May meeting, presented a Flag Certificate to the Board of Supervisors for properly displaying the U.S. Flag at the courthouse and presented to Rebecca McCord a certificate of Outstanding Citizenship with stipend. Pictured are Clay Wade, Board of Supervisors President Barney Wade, David Murphree Chapter President Clarence Milstead, Rebecca McCord, Ann McCord and School Board President Rev. Billy McCord.