Most people think of Thanksgiving as a family gathered around the dinner table covered with a big, baked turkey and a deep dish of dressing. That’s not the case for the descendants of the late U.L. “Coot” and Mattie Boland.
Sitting at his desk in the front corner office of the Lackey Building on Main Street in Calhoun City, A.M. Zeidman spends his time assisting families with financial planning, preparing a lesson for his students at Northwest Community College and studying modern day politics.
Robert Gosa has spent virtually his entire life in service to his country and fellow veterans.
Nicole McGreger, of Bruce, always strives for normalcy when it comes to her three girls, but that can be a challenge at times when two of the three have Cystic Fibrosis – a life-threatening disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs and digestive system.
J.B. Long had the moment he’s longed for where he felt closest to God and it happened on a mountaintop in Africa.
In late 1942 with World War II raging, 17-year-old Calhoun County native Myron Davis enrolled in a Tupelo YMCA radio school and set into motion a series of events that led him to the forefront of electronics, air traffic control and computing.
Sean Cannon admits that he wasn’t the biggest, the strongest, or the fastest football player on the field during his playing days. But the head football coach at Itawamba Community College has always had a passion for the game that continues to drive him today.
Most kids don’t grow up dreaming of becoming a coroner. Jerry Fleming sure didn’t.
Taylor Haire loves the competition, Chelsea Tillman thrives on becoming a leader and Julien Jennings cherishes the opportunity to be more involved in his top passion – music.
“I grew up watching the old Perry Mason reruns and thought that was a neat profession,” said Calhoun County Public Defender Kevin Howe. “It was kind of unusual though, because I always liked the prosecution side, and years later I’m doing criminal defense. Life doesn’t always turn out exactly like you think it will.”