Derma awards contracts for water and sewer projects

Derma Town Clerk Deneen James shows the town's new flag while attending the MML convention in Biloxi.

Derma board of aldermen awarded contracts for water and sewer and fluoridation at their regular meeting last night.

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Vardaman board approves advertisement for delinquent taxes

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Vardaman board of aldermen voted to table all old business until next month due to the absence of aldermen Jeff Clements and Jeff Hamtilon.

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MDA teams study Calhoun County’s strengths and weaknesses

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Initial evaluations of Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman by Mississippi Development Authority officials suggested several areas of improvement including better signage, improving the appearance of right-of-ways and creating a better web presence for the county.

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Supervisors open bids for airport electrical work; lease purchase rates for new garbage truck


Calhoun County Supervisors opened bids for electrical work at the county airport and lease purchase quotes for a new garbage truck in a meeting last Friday.

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Jeff Patton hired as new principal at Bruce Elementary

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Bruce High School history teacher Jeff Patton was approved Monday night as the new principal at Bruce Elementary.

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858th to land in Tupelo late Wednesday night; Decorating square with yellow ribbons during “Walkabout Wednesday”

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The 858th National Guard soldiers are due to arrive Wednesday night around 10:30 p.m. at the Tupelo Airport where they will be dismissed.

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Calhoun earns MDOT award for clean highways

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The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office was recently awarded first place in District Two of MDOT’s highway cleanup program for the most trash picked up with 6,779 bags of trash.

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Conner Brown dreams of becoming a piano-playing artist and inventor

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Conner Brown has so many differing interests it’s hard to keep track.

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King’s One-Stop employee robbed

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An employee leaving a Calhoun City convenience store was robbed at knifepoint last night. [Read more...]

Sandy Aron expected to resign as BES principal

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Bruce Elementary appears in the market for a new principal as Sandy Aron, who just completed her first year as the school’s leader, is expected to resign.

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