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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Calhoun Countians enjoy big Saturday with Rebels and Bulldogs


Here are many of the pictures Calhoun Countians shared with us via our Twitter (@CalhCoJournal) and Instagram (calhouncountyjournal) accounts as they attended the big Ole Miss and Mississippi State victories on Saturday.

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Smith earns Bruce Rotary honor

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The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for October is Savannah Smith.

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Calhoun coroner didn’t foresee career of dealing with death

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Most kids don’t grow up dreaming of becoming a coroner. Jerry Fleming sure didn’t.

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‘City native promotes healthy lifestyles for kids

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Julie Gibens is passionate about trying to teach young people how to eat and the importance of exercise. The Calhoun City native accomplishes this by exposing kids throughout North Mississippi and beyond to Health Works – the health literacy center in Tupelo that feels more like a theme park.

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Closing of Houston’s emergency room impacting Calhoun

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The recent closing of the emergency room at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston is having an impact on Calhoun Health Services (CHS) in Calhoun City.

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School board staying out of Musgrove lawsuit against state

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The Calhoun County School Board remains content to stay out of former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove’s lawsuit that asks for participating school districts to receive the amount they’ve been underfunded by the state since 2010 due to the legislature’s failure to fully fund MAEP.

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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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