Absentee voting underway for special election for U.S. congress seat

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Absentee voting is now underway at the Calhoun County Circuit Clerk’s office for the May 12 special election for the open congressional seat in north Mississippi.

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Hazardous waste collection event available for Calhoun Countians April 13 in Oxford

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Anyone in Calhoun County needing to dispose of old paint, aerosols, cleaning liquids, car batteries and other hazardous materials can do so Saturday, April 11 in Oxford.

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Mark Davis has spent a career as the leader of the band

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Mark Davis began playing trumpet in the fifth grade under another Calhoun County musician, Sherill Bailey. By sixth grade he was marching with the high school band and playing his trumpet at Friday night Trojan football games. By graduation he had successfully learned to play several of the brass band instruments quite well, including the baritone and the tuba.

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Bruce band attends competition

Bruce band captains, from left, Kim Ratliff, Kayde  Coleman, Chelsea Tillman, Aleta Brown, Anfernee Taylor, Katelyn Swanson, Jadwin Manuel, Torie Patton, Taylor Haire, McKenzie Morris and Caitlin McCormick. Photo by Joel McNeece

BHS band went to competition Thursday, Mar. 19. The band goes to competition all throughout the year, but preparation is different for the different band “seasons.”

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‘City Rotarians serve on dental mission trip to Honduras

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Three members of the Calhoun City Rotary Club traveled to Choluteca, Honduras in February to participate in a Dental Vocational Training Team, sponsored jointly by the Calhoun City club and the Madison, Alabama Rotary Club.  Both clubs were aided by district grants furnished by districts 6800 and 6860.

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Calhoun begins work on its own AmbuBus

Pictured, from left, are Curtis Jernigan with the Health Department, Calhoun Schools Transportation Director Chris Duncan, Superintendent Mike Moore and Deputy Emergency Management Director Randy Skinner. Photo by Joel McNeece

More than $27,000 in equipment and a Calhoun County School Bus were delivered to the Calhoun City Fire Department Monday to soon be converted into the county’s first AmbuBus.

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Pittsboro to consider smoke-free ordinance

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The town of Pittsboro is seeking input from the public at their April 7 board meeting about the potential of the county seat becoming smoke-free.

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Challenging week for the City of Bruce

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After spending much of last week trying to fix a major water leak that prompted a boil water notice, the bad luck continued for City of Bruce employees Monday morning when they arrived to City Hall to discover it had been flooded.

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Car crashes into Bruce Piggly Wiggly

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No one was injured Monday night when a car crashed into the Bruce Piggly Wiggly, knocking out one of the front windows.

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Tedford earns Bruce Rotary honor

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The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for March is Anna Leise Tedford.
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