SEEK completes Wee Care Room project

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seek-project-groupDenise Hall’s gifted classes with the help of Bruce Elementary Students recently collected items to restock the North Mississippi Medical Center’s Wee Care Room.  The Wee Care is part of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at North Mississippi Medical Center. Wee Care provides food items as well as personal hygiene items for the parents staying at the hospital.  Bruce 6th Graders: front, Easton Dishman, Jake Poteete, Ion Miller, Trey Pullen; back, Jared Liles, Tyler Lino, Tanor Mann, Antonio Morales, Collin Hastings.

Rogers honored

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jennifer-rogers-wideSupervisor Jennifer Rogers was honored by everyone at the county courthouse at the conclusion of her last meeting Monday morning. Pictured, from left, are Sonny Clanton, Bill Malone, Jenny Hill, Carlton Baker, Sheila Winter, Rogers, Martha Cannon, Barney Wade, Tony Morgan, Shelia Freely, Charles Bobo and Romona Tillman. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bobo takes oath

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charles-bobo-wideCharles Bobo, of Derma, was sworn into office as the new district one supervisor by Judge Jim Vance at Monday's meeting of the board. The other board members appointed Bobo to serve as interim supervisor until the election in November 2017.

Ram Soccer wins

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ram-soccer-winThe Vardaman Rams won their season opener Saturday afternoon at TCPS 4-1. See the related story in the sports section.

Calhoun City advances in playoffs

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cc-vs-jzCalhoun City beat J.Z. George 35-0 tonight to advance in the playoffs. They will place West Bolivar at Calhoun City next week. Here Jessie Nabors and Treshone Cooper go after the J.Z. ballcarrier.

Thank You Veterans

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vet-frontVardaman Elementary students recited a poem and presented cards they made themselves to all veterans present on the Calhoun City Square Friday morning during the annual Veterans Day program. Read the related story in the news section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Rams to make history

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ram-soccerThe Vardaman Rams will make history on Saturday when they play at TCPS in Calhoun County's first high school soccer team. Ismael Rios and Isreal Murillo are captains of the 2016 Rams. Read about the team in the sports section.

Life in Alaska

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14902873_10153908975960846_2664991983790309478_oMatt and Cheslin Clemons Astorino have experienced unique weather, wildlife and adventure while living in Alaska. Read about Cheslin's, a Calhoun City native, experience in the features section.

McCammon retires

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mccammonsJerry McCammon, right, was honored at a retirement reception at Bruce Telephone Company. McCammon has been with the phone company in Bruce for 27 years. With him are, son Tracy and wife Shaunna, his granddaughter, Kalynn; wife, Carolyn, and granddaughter, Jaley. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Sweet Potato Face Painting

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sp-fest39Phillip Hopper gets a new look from face paint artist Melford Williams at last weekend's Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival. See more pictures from the festival in Wednesday's CCJ. Photo by Joel McNeece