An ice cold third period for the Calhoun City Wildcats proved the difference in a 62-58 loss to Baldwyn Saturday night in the Class 2A North Half Championship at New Site.
The Calhoun City Wildcats punched their ticket to Jackson with a 51-48 win over New Site Friday night.
Horace Grady Foster, 80, died Friday, February 28,at his home in Houston. He was born April 20, 1933, in Houston to Henry Horace Foster and Beulah Green Foster. He was a self- employed welder and owner of Foster and Thomas Manufacturing. He was a member of Parkway Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Calhoun County Supervisors opened bids on a bridge project on CR 167 during a brief meeting at the courthouse Friday morning.
Jerry Wells Vaughan, 74, of Cordova, passed away Monday, February 24, 2014. He was born December 28, 1939, in Haywood County, TN, to Vellum P. Vaughan and Mary Alice Wells Vaughan. A graduate of Haywood County High School, He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He retired as Police Chief for the town of Derma,and he was also a retired Construction Estimator and Project Manager with Argo Construction Corporation of Cordova, TN. He was an avid outdoors sportsman, enjoying fishing and hunting. He was an accomplished crappie fisherman and a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals Fan. He was also a semi-pro fast pitch softball player for the U.S. Air Force. He was a licensed baseball and softball umpire in the state of Mississippi. Mr. Vaughan was a member of Derma Baptist Church in Derma, but most recently attended Barton United Methodist Church in Barton. [Read more...]
The Calhoun City Wildcats are the last team standing from Calhoun County after Thursday’s quaterfinal round in North Half action.
Vardaman FFA students Israel Gonzalez, Ty Ward and Daniel Gutierrez attended the FFA Legislative Breakfast recently in Jackson. FFAers met Sen. Russell Jolly, Rep. Preston Sullivan and Rep. Jim Beckett. They had breakfast with Sen. Jolly, and he invited them to the Senate Session. The members were introduced to the Senate during the session. They also got to tour the state capitol.
Ivy Jean Posey, 71, of Bruce, died Monday, February 24, 2014 at NMMC. Born February 28, 1942 in Bruce, she was a daughter of Winfred and Wilma Ivy Bailey. She attended school in Bruce, was a member of Carnation Baptist Church and was a seamstress in the area furniture plants. A fun loving lady with a great sense of humor, she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grand children and great grandchildren. An excellent cook, she also enjoyed gardening, sewing, shopping and amassing a large collection of cookbooks. [Read more...]