Jimmy Hardin keeps family fish business thriving

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It’s approaching the “busy season” at Hardin’s Fish just south of Calhoun City where Jimmy Hardin will begin working longer hours and delivering fish to seemingly all corners of the U.S.

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Whether guitars or skateboards, Devin Wilson likes the action

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Devin Wilson doesn’t care much for sitting around. While many young people may be wrapped up in video games or glued to their iPhone, Devin is more likely to pick up his guitar and spend hours honing his musical skills or jump on his skateboard and try to master some new tricks.

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Competitive spirit drove Ted Plunk to success all his life

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Ted Plunk has always thrived on competition. It drove him to earn National Pharmacist of the Year while working for Kroger. It led him to the winner’s circle with dozens of race horses and motocross races. It even led to him meeting his wife Jane at a Pittsboro skating rink in the 1950s.

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Christa Davis loves uniqueness of charcoal art

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Christa Davis will tell you the hardest thing about drawing a portrait of someone is the eyes.
“Everybody’s eyes are shaped a little different,” she said. “That’s always the most challenging part.”

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Brasher earns Calhoun County Teacher of the Year

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Dana Brasher was recently named Teacher of the Year by the Calhoun County School District, but she says her greatest reward is every day when she walks into her classroom.

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Horsing Around: James Hervey breaks, trains and cares for horses

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There’s nothing when it comes to dealing with a horse that James Hervey can’t do. The 18-year-old senior at Calhoun City High School routinely breaks, shoes and trains horses for people around the county.

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Computer Wizard: Caden Austin doesn’t just play video games, he designs them

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A love for video games is nothing unusual for today’s youth, but 11-year-old Caden Austin of Bruce sees something different when he turns on his computer.

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TV-7 transferring old VHS tapes to DVD with database of everyone in the videos

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VHS tapes filled with Calhoun County history line the walls of the long hall at W07BN in Bruce that separates the front lobby from the television studio in the back of the large building.

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Tony Hardin gets creative as Varsity Pro, Inc. changes directions

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Tony Hardin lifted up the corner of a giant piece of material more than 10 feet tall and 20 feet wide that had a brightly colored floral scene including a white gazebo, not unlike the one on the Calhoun City square, set in one corner.

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Christmas Lighting contest winner Michael Herrod prefers more ‘traditional’ approach

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Michael Herrod’s nativity scene has been a winner in the 20th Century Club’s Christmas Lighting Contest in Bruce on multiple occasions, but this year was the first time to be the overall winner.

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