Samone Walker, Calhoun City, and Carolyn Marion, Vardaman, attended Girls’ State June 2-7 at the University of Southern MS in Hattiesburg. The girls, who will be seniors in the fall, were sponsored by Calhoun City American Auxiliary and Woodmen of the World, Bruce. Their parents are James and Mary Walker, and Shirley and Stephan Townsend. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse
Supervisors met Friday where they agreed to purchase a new E-911 system after it was damaged by lightning and passed a resolution banning all weapons from the courthouse grounds. Pictured clockwise from left, Earnest Fox, Sonny Clanton, J.B. Rogers, Barney Wade, Romona Tillman, Sheryl Fleming, Gwin Longest, Tony Morgan. See the related story below.
Cannon Motor Company in Calhoun City held a groundbreaking ceremony last week as they began construction on their new office building. The new two-story building will be more than 5,000 square feet and include updated sales offices and a parts counter. Pictured, from left, Alderman Marshall Coleman, Alderman Larry Bratton, Mayor J.R. Denton, Alderman Dale Hays, Manager David Hill, Chamber President Laura Edwards, Sales Director Johnny Kakales, owner Michael Joe Cannon and Noah Hill. Photo by Joel McNeece
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.