Calhoun child among latest confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68


The Mississippi Department of Health cornfirmed two new Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) cases in Mississippi Monday, including one in Calhoun County.

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Calhoun City opens “Ace Cannon Room”


Calhoun City honored its most famous citizen Sunday while he entertained them by performing some of his greatest hits.

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Calhoun records its lowest August unemployment rate in a decade


Calhoun County recorded its lowest August unemployment rate in a decade, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

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Lucius, Rimmer receive Homecoming honors at Vardaman


Vardaman High School celebrated homecoming last week with Laken Lucius being crowned 2014 Homecoming Queen.

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Talford, May receive Bruce Homecoming honors

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Bruce High School celebrated homecoming last week during which Tamera Talford was crowned 2014 Homecoming Queen.

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Sweet Potato cooking contest set for Nov. 8

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Make plans to enter the sweet potato cooking contest to be Saturday, Nov. 8, during the 40th Annual Sweet Potato Festival in Vardaman. Winners will be selected in each category: Cakes, Miscellaneous (Desserts), Men’s, Pies, Miscellaneous (Others), Youth (12-18), Low Calorie and Children (under 12)

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Sheriff’s Dept. hosting “Take Back Drugs” day Sept. 27

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The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

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Bruce Trojans host Homecoming Pep Rally on the Square

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Bruce High School celebrated Homecoming with a pep rally on the Bruce Square Thursday night.

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Leaders of the Bands

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Taylor Haire loves the competition, Chelsea Tillman thrives on becoming a leader and Julien Jennings cherishes the opportunity to be more involved in his top passion – music.

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Corps hosting “Veterans’ Hunts” around Grenada Lake in November


The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Grenada Lake Field Office is organizing a special draw hunt to reduce deer herd numbers and slow habitat degradation within approximately 1,235 acres of forested and open land adjacent to the Grenada Lake Dam.

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