Calhoun K-9 officer Aquiles gets new vest

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Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department’s K9 Aquiles has received a ballistic vest thanks to a nationwide Groupon Event that has raised over $335,000.
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Calhoun kids earn success in Goat Show at County Fair

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Calhoun County kids earned success during the Meat Goat Show held last week at the Calhoun County Fair.

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Clemons cites military, banking experience as qualifications to be chancery clerk

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“Hello, my name is Jimmy W. Clemons. I am seeking the office of Chancery Clerk of Calhoun County. I was born in Vardaman, and raised in the Pleasant Hill and Slate Springs community. I am married to Tonia Clark Clemons, for 26 years. We have four children and two grandsons. Haley Parker Caviness, who is married to Kris Caviness and two precious grandsons, Henry and Holt. Paul a third year medical student at University Medical Center. Cheslin Clemons Astorino who is married to Matt Astorino and living in the great state of Alaska. Josh an eleventh grader at Calhoun City High School.
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Tammy Jackson’s love for art and animals fuels her creativity

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Tammy Jackson moved to Schoona Bottom, located in the far eastern section of Calhoun County, in 1995. It was a place she had visited all her life on holidays and in the summers.

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Walter Armstrong makes the old look new

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Walter Armstrong’s upbringing taught him to appreciate things.
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Sales tax holiday is this Friday, Saturday

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Mississippi’s sales tax holiday takes place this Friday and Saturday, July 31 and August 1, just in time for back to school shopping.
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Six local races on next Tuesday’s ballot; absentee voting ends Saturday

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Calhoun Countians will head to the polls next Tuesday to decide who advances to the general election in November in a number of races including sheriff, supervisor, and constable.

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School Board undecided on district three appointment

Sup. Mike Moore presented a plaque to the family of the late Billy McCord at the beginning of Monday’s School Board meeting. From left, are Moore, McCord’s wife Ann, daughter Cindy and granddaughter Rebecca.

The Calhoun County School Board met in executive session Monday night, but did not appoint a successor to the late Billy McCord to represent district three.
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Bruce tops half million dollar mark; Walmart boosts Derma

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Bruce topped the half million dollar mark, Derma experienced a 43% jump and Calhoun City finished the year on the positive side in the final sales tax statistics of the fiscal year released by the Mississippi Department of Revenue.

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New Excel director aims to grow the program

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Barbara Marsh, the new administrator of Excel in Calhoun City, said she aims to take the after school tutoring program to new heights.
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