Like many towns in the upland South, Vardaman grew up around a timber railhead. Some of the lordliest white oaks that ever left the continent descended from the hills above Vardaman and were shipped across the Atlantic to construct the great barrels that held the finest wines of the 1925 Exposition of Paris.
Nicole McGreger, of Bruce, always strives for normalcy when it comes to her three girls, but that can be a challenge at times when two of the three have Cystic Fibrosis – a life-threatening disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs and digestive system.
The 41st Annual Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival kicks off this Saturday, Nov. 1 with the arts and crafts festival on Main Street.
Fall Festivals will take place on the Bruce and Calhoun City Squares this week with a variety of games, costume contests, concessions and even a pep rally.
Superintendent Mike Moore told the school board Monday night that increased school funding looks likely for next year, based on legislative budget meetings he’s attended the past few weeks.
A group of students from Creighton University in Omaha spent the past week in Calhoun City assisting at Excel and Calhoun City Middle School.
Calhoun County matched its lowest unemployment rate of the year in September, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Following are honor rolls recently announced by Calhoun County Schools.
Everyone knows or once knew someone who endured the battle against breast cancer. October is the month of recognition for people who have loved ones fighting breast cancer.
Calhoun City Elementary students in Laurie Denley’s class have each written a Christmas story, one of which will be published.