Ruths earn Margery B. Rogers Clark Scholarship

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Teaching history to the next generation is one way of preserving it. The Margery B. Rogers Clark Memorial Scholarship was bestowed on Jacob Ruth and Jade Ruth recently at the eighth annual ceremonies and dinner held recently in Bruce.

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Grenada man killed in Hwy. 8 accident Monday morning

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A fatal accident occurred around 8:30 this morning on Hwy 8 West in Calhoun County near County Road 380.

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Calhoun County population continues very gradual decline

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Calhoun County’s population is continuing a very gradual decline, according to statistics recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Carolyn Easley has loved art as both career, hobby

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Carolyn Easley began drawing at a young age. Once her parents saw her strong interest for creating pictures, they purchased her a drawing board and art supplies.

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Teacher of the Year Amanda Gulledge shares her passion for art with students

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Calhoun County art teacher Amanda Gulledge said she was “completely surprised” when Superintendent Mike Moore announced she was the 2014-15 teacher of the year for Calhoun County Schools.

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Bruce High School announces 2015 honors

Mr. and Miss BHS Carlos Cervantes and Anna Leise Tedford

With graduation quickly approaching, BHS seniors are hustling to finish work, working to complete classes, and making final decisions about college.

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Celebration of 20 years of Excel planned for April 26

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“It’s really difficult to believe it’s been 20 years since the first group of elementary  students came to the mobile home unit on the Calhoun City High School campus for Summer Excel,” Donna Cole said.

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Calhoun City SquareFest scheduled for May 29-30

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A successful Spring Fling, the fast approaching SquareFest, and the annual Chamber Banquet were all discussed Tuesday at the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce’s monthly meeting.

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Calhoun County’s Relay For Life raises more than $40,000

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Calhoun County’s 2015 Relay for Life event raised approximately $43,000 for the American Cancer Society while honoring local survivors and remembering those lost to cancer.

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Supervisors approve grant, travel expense for conference

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Calhoun County Supervisors accepted a solid waste grant, declared an old truck surplus property, and approved travel expenses for board members to attend a conference next week on the Gulf Coast during a brief meeting Tuesday morning.

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