Calhoun City native Fred McKibben authors series of novels

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Fred McKibben has spent his career in finance, but the Calhoun City native is now finding success as an author.
He recently began work on his third novel in a series he calls “The Gardeners.”

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Running Man – Casey Clark runs 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, triathlons


Casey Clark didn’t start running on a quest to win a bunch of trophies for his mantel, to set any kind of speed records, or to impress anyone. He runs for his health.

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Andy Landreth’s Machine Gun Sally wins national title


Andy Landreth, of Vardaman, said his phone was ringing non-stop as word leaked out that his dog  Machine Gun Sally had just won the 2014 National Championship in Conway, Arkansas.

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Raising rabbits good therapy for Bryan Allen Long

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Bryan Allen Long is preparing to start over, but in his business, it doesn’t take long before you’re fully stocked again. Long has been raising rabbits at his home near Vardaman for a few years now. He sold more than 50 of the irresistible little bunnies in the two weeks leading up to Easter.

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Ben Hogan becomes newest manager of PEPA in Bruce

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Ben Hogan said he has “big shoes to fill,” but is excited about becoming the eighth manager of PEPA?in Bruce.

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‘Ramblin’ Rudy Ferguson loves hunting and racing

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Down in the south, hunting is common and, for most, a way of life. For Bruce High School freshman Rudy Ferguson there is no question hunting plays a major role in his life. Along with hunting, he enjoys racing dirt bikes, fishing, and participating in Trojan football, golf, and baseball.

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Ramage still works tirelessly for Calhoun City High School

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Linda Jane Ramage retired from Calhoun City High School in 2001, after teaching health and driver’s education and coaching Jr. High and High School girls basketball, tennis, girls track, softball, and cheerleading  there for twenty-seven years.

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Determination – Myra Bryant has been a cancer survivor for more than 50 years

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Determined – that sums up Myra Bryant of Pittsboro and how she has won numerous battles with cancer spanning more than 50 years.

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Jerry Bryant takes great pride in his 33 years as a Memphis fireman

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Jerry Bryant will never forget the day he received a call saying, “We have a party hung on the commode.”

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Kalynn McCammon befriends animals through drawing

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Kalynn McCammon’s fiery red hair isn’t her only trait that distinguishes her from a crowd. The Bruce seventh grader is a budding young artist always looking to create with a pencil in her hand.

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