Nettie Edwards

Nettie Mae Edwards, 92, of Bruce, died May 6, 2012 at Calhoun Health Services nursing home in Calhoun City. She was born August 1, 1919 in Calhoun County. She was a homemaker and member of Church of God of Prophecy.

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Sheriff informs supervisors he will purchase a new Tahoe for the department

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Sheriff Greg Pollan notified the board of supervisors Monday that he will be purchasing a Chevy Tahoe on state contract to replace one of the department’s high mileage trucks.

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Laura Edwards is next president of Calhoun City Chamber

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Laura Edwards, owner of M.J. Boland and Associates and Laura Edwards Accounting in Calhoun City,  was introduced as the new president of the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce at Tuesday’s meeting.

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289th in Water Valley heading to Afghanistan; send-off ceremony is Sunday

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A send-off ceremony will be held Sunday for about 150 members of the 289th Engineer Company (Vertical), based in Water Valley, who are deploying to Afghanistan in June.’

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Calhoun County will have one senator, one representative under new redistricting plans

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Calhoun County will have one senator and one state representative if the redistricting maps approved by the Mississippi Legislature are upheld by the U.S. Justice Department.

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Pittsboro native Ann Downing honored by Tennessee governor

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Pittsboro native and Gospel music artist Ann Downing was honored by the governor of Tennessee recently at the 21st Annual Middle Tennessee Women’s Retreat, a longtime hostess of the event.

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Big Tim makes it “Big” as DJ Fuyal

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Under the brightest lights of Las Vegas, Timothy Evans was controlling the scene on stage. It was at the Palms Casino in 2007 where as Crown Royal’s official DJ, Evans, also known as DJ Fuyal, was providing the soundtrack for the night.

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Big Creek will host annual MayFest celebration Saturday

Entertainers at the 2011 MayFEst in Big Creek. Photo by Joel McNeece

Big Creek will host its annual MayFest celebration this Saturday with lots of activities for all ages.

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Bruce, Calhoun City athletes to compete at North State track meet

Nearly 20 Calhoun County athletes will be competing in the Class 2A North State Track Meet this Saturday at Mississippi State University.
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The best $80 I’ve ever spent

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With the flip of a switch, I realized the other day I had made one of the best investments ever – an auto rewind water hose.

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