Candidates begin qualifying; already five contested races

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Incumbents dominated the initial rush of qualifiers for the 2015 county elections early this morning.

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Hours for Pittsboro Post Office to change next week; county officials protesting

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Hours of operation will change for the Pittsboro Post Office effective Monday, Jan. 12 although county leaders are hoping for an adjustment.

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First qualifiers for 2015 elections will be announced Jan. 5


Qualifying will begin Monday, Jan. 5 for Calhoun County elections with several incumbents expected to be among the first to submit their papers to the circuit clerk’s office.

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Forecast calls for storms Saturday, then freezing temperatures next week


2015 will start out very wet and then cold for Calhoun County with severe storms possible on Saturday.

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Luther to take oath as circuit judge Jan. 6

Kelly Luther

Newly elected Third District Circuit Judge Kelly Luther will take the oath of office in a ceremony at 2 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Tippah County Courthouse in Ripley.

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Top 10 news stories of 2014 in Calhoun County

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Looking back at the biggest stories of 2014 that included the arrival of Walmart; the passage of liquor; a hospital expansion; an old but new Blues legend from Bruce; changes in city and school personnel; improvements at Weyerhaeuser; and a life saver for local dogs.

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Excel launches 20 for 20 campaign


There is something new on the Calhoun City Square. Recently, a sign was installed at Excel as the program announced the observance of the 20th year since its opening in Calhoun City.

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Applications being accepted for Career and Technical Center CNA class


The Career and Technical Center is accepting applications for its latest CNA night class.

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Structure on site of 2011 fire ruled arson burns again


A structure at the site of a 2011 fire ruled arson on Hwy. 9 north of Bruce was destroyed by fire early Monday morning.

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Top 10 news stories in Mississippi in 2014

Thad Cochran

Here’s a look at Mississippi’s top 10 news stories of 2014:

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