Calhoun City native Sean Cannon thrives on the passion, competition of football

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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.

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Calhoun native earns “Troops to Teachers” honor


Calhoun County native Mickey Walls was recently awarded the 2013 -2014 Troops to Teachers, Teacher of the Year by the Mississippi Department of Education.

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Calhoun Academy announces Homecoming/Pink Out festivities

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This year, Calhoun Academy is mixing things up a little when it comes to homecoming and pink out. Usually, homecoming and pink out are on two separate ballgames, but this year, they have been combined.

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Pittsboro board sets alcohol election for Dec. 2

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The Pittsboro Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to tentatively set an election for citizens to decide whether to legalize the sale of alcohol in the county seat for Dec. 2.

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Bruce continues to work on leases for Dog Lovers League, Bruce baseball

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Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope told the board lease agreements with the Dog Lovers League and the Bruce Booster Club for the indoor baseball facility at Bruce Park would be finalized within the next week during Tuesday’s meeting.

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Derma makes improvements to Town Hall


Derma board of aldermen approved the work done to make town hall more handicap accessible and discussed a new welcome sign at the meeting last night.

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Calhoun City board hires new policemen, water operator

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Calhoun City Mayor and board of aldermen approved the hiring of two police officers at their regular meeting last night.

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Vardaman sets fees for “Front Porch” rentals

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Vardaman board of aldermen agreed on rental fees for the town’s Front Porch meeting space on Main Street, and set Clean Up-Day at the meeting of the board last night.

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Calhoun City band excels in competition

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BOONEVILLE, Miss. – The Calhoun City High School Band earned third place and numerous other honors in the Class 2A competition last weekend at the Northeast Mississippi Community College’s annual Dixie Marching Band Championship.

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Supervisors approve 10% increase to commercial garbage rates


The Calhoun County board of supervisors approved an approximate 10% increase on commercial garbage rates for the county at their first of the month meeting this morning.

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