Cliff Easley Jr. takes pride in career as “country lawyer,” cattleman

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Cliff Easley, Jr. considers himself a “country lawyer” and a cattleman –two professions he takes great pride in that complement each other.

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METAvivor founder visits Vardaman on national tour

Pictured at the Edmondson home in Vardaman are, from left, Vice President and METAvivor co-founder C.J. Comeliussen-Jones, Bettye and Carter Edmondson, and Lisa Schofield of METAvivor.

Bettye Edmondson recently hosted a team from Metavivor – an all volunteer, non-profit organization that funds research and support  for Stage IV metastatic breast cancer – at her Vardaman home.
The Vardaman visit was part of a national tour the group is making to visit the researchers they have funded thus far, as well as patients, caregivers, supporters and the public at large.

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Chorus Concert “Broadway” is Thursday night at CCHS

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The theme for the 2015 Chorus Concert will be Broadway, featuring well known songs from Broadway shows.

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Rails to Trails meeting set for Thursday in Bruce

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A “Rails to Trails” meeting will be held Thursday, May 14 at Bruce City Hall at 5:30 p.m.
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Twenty-three students in the county stopped by “Reading Gate”

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Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman Elementary Schools learned Friday the results of the third-grade reading assessment, showing how many students from each school face retention due to the state’s new Literacy-Based Promotion Act.

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Calhoun City SquareFest is May 29-30; Chamber banquet set for June 9

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The Calhoun City Chamber spent Tuesday preparing for upcoming events such as SquareFest on May 29-30 and the annual banquet June 9.

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Kelly carries Calhoun; Zinn finishes second

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With all 10 precincts reporting, Trent Kelly of Saltillo carried Calhoun County in Tuesday’s special election for U.S. Congress with Walter Zinn finishing second.

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Vardaman man hit by truck, killed in Oktibbeha County

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A Vardaman was killed in Oktibbeha County Monday night when he was hit by a truck.

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Easley, Hubbard are first two qualifiers for Pittsboro special election

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Pittsboro has its first two qualifiers in its June 9 special election for alderman.

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Special election for U.S. Congress is today May 12

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Calhoun Countians will go to the polls today, May 12 to elect their next United States Congressman in a special election.

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