Calhoun City students to bus to Bruce, Vardaman for advanced math courses

Mike Ray

Approximately 25 Calhoun City High School math students will be bussed to Bruce and Vardaman to allow them to take advanced math courses.

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Pittsboro adds tanker truck to fire department; opts out of building code law

Reda Bullard

The Pittsboro board of aldermen approved a new addition to the fire department and agreed to opt out of the state building codes law at a brief meeting this week.

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Moore elected to MASS board of directors

Mike Moore

Mike Moore, Superintendent of the Calhoun County School District, was recently elected by his fellow Superintendents to serve on the Board of Directors for the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents for a two year term through July 2016.

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Recapping the political fireworks from the Neshoba County Fair

Sen. Cochran visits with Sheriff Greg Pollan at the Salter-Denley cabin.

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran “accepted” his party’s nomination, and Travis Childers argued that he’s the better choice this November during their speeches at last week’s Neshoba County Fair.

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Gentiva kicks off 10th annual food drive for Calhoun Baptist Association


Staff members from the Gentiva Home Health office will be blanketing the community and region throughout August, distributing food collection bags and gathering donations for Calhoun Baptist Association as part of the company’s 10th Annual Food Drive.

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Breaking: Bruce under a boil water notice

The city of Bruce is currently under a boil water notice due to the system’s water pressure dropping below allowed levels. Officials are currently working to remedy the problem.

Liles hired to lead Bruce water department on 3-2 vote

Cody Liles

The Bruce board of aldermen hired a new water department supervisor and agreed to terms on property for the Dog Lovers’ League kennels in a lengthy meeting Tuesday night.

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Vardaman grants tax exemption to Furniture Wood; buys netting for Sportsplex

Brad Spencer

Vardaman board of aldermen granted a tax exemption to Furniture Wood, agreed to buy a safety net for the Sportsplex and raised the town’s millage at the regular meeting of the board last night.

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Derma wants to seize property with unpaid taxes

Dock Gabbert

Derma board of aldermen agreed to apply for a grant for a couple of new police cars and to seize property that has taxes owed on them for more than three years.
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Burns promoted to lead Calhoun City Public Works

J.R. Denton

Lee Burns was named interim supervisor of the Public Works Department at the meeting of the Calhoun City Board last night.  Already an employee of the city, he succeeds Perry Goodson, who retired. His position will become salaried.

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