Baptist Health VP to speak at CEDA banquet, Jan. 26


The Calhoun Economic Development Association (CEDA) will celebrate local business and industry while hearing from  Baptist Memorial Health Care’s vice president during the organiztion’s annual banquet Jan. 26 in Vardaman.
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Academy students shadow various careers as part of English class project


The Calhoun Academy senior class had to shadow careers that they would like to pursue in the future for English IV, which is taught by Mrs. Jennifer Rogers.
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Lawrence King – 60 years and counting in the lumber industry

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Leaning against a tall stack of freshly planed lumber, Lawrence King takes in the sights and sounds of the typical busy day at 3K Lumber east of Bruce and loves every second of it.
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Catholic Charities hosts “Culture of Encounter” event in Vardaman

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VARDAMAN-- Nearly 150 people of different cultures in Northeast Mississippi gathered last Friday at the Front Porch in Vardaman for a night of Cultural Expression.
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Maddox earns leadership honor from Bruce Rotary

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Walt Maddox, son of Bryan and Paula Maddox, was recently honored with the monthly leadership award from the Bruce Rotary Club.
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Derma’s Mays, Vardaman’s Casey and Holmes are first to qualify for municipal races

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Derma alderwoman Kendra Mays was the first municipal qualifier in the county as she seeks a second term on that town’s board.
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MSU students present marketing plan at Sweet Potato Council annual meeting

Mississippi State University MBA team members Simon Xia and Sarah Jensen presented their winning plan at the meeting.

The local Sweet Potato Council heard a marketing plan from a couple of Mississipi students and named new council members at a meeting of the group Friday night at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro.
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Jones’ murder trial begins in Pittsboro

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The murder trial of a Pittsboro man started today in Calhoun County Circuit Court.
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Bridge replacement approved; new deputy chancery clerk hired by supervisors


Calhoun County Supervisors approved a bridge replacement and made appointments to two positions at Friday’s meeting of the board.
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Pittsboro sales tax revenue among few still on rise


Sales tax revenue across Calhoun County for the current fiscal year is down mostly, except for Pittsboro and Vardaman.
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