Journey – Capuchin monkey becomes Duke’s service animal

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Stepheny Duke always wanted a monkey. In fact, when her mother told her she was going to have a baby sister, she told her mother she would rather have a baby monkey.
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Remembering school days in Sarepta

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Sandra Cozart called recently and put me on the spot, ‘cause I knew for sure – a Martha Dickson I am not.
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Joan Clark loved second career as house mother at Ole Miss, MSU and LSU


Joan Doolitte Clark, of Old Town, has deep roots in Calhoun County, but also at Ole Miss, Mississippi State and LSU because of the lasting relationships developed through years as a house mother for a variety of fraternities and sororities.
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Work, Family Provide Ideal Combination for Stewart

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Pontotoc Electric Meter Route Coordinator and Collector Billy Jack Stewart can’t imagine working anywhere else.  Since age 19, Stewart has followed in the footsteps of his grandfather Leo Parker and great-grandfather Morris Tranum, who both worked for Pontotoc Electric Power Association.  Tranum is remembered for helping bring the power lines from Pontotoc into Bruce in 1936.
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Sheila Williams enjoying experience as Uber driver in Oxford

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If you find yourself in Oxford late one night clicking on your phone for a ride with Uber, Sheila Williams of Bruce may just be the person picking you up.
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Bruce’s Ken Winter leads Mississippi’s Police Chiefs

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Ken Winter dreamed of working in law enforcement for as long as he can remember.
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Calhoun City native making a difference as middle school principal

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Walking through the crowded, but orderly halls of Quitman County Middle School in Marks, Principal Phelton Cortez Moss calls every child by name.
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Spencer Hill living his Ole Miss dream


Spencer Hill is living his dream. The Vardaman native grew up loving everything about Ole Miss. Today, he serves as equipment manager for nine Rebel sports and oversees daily operations at the Tuohy Basketball Center.
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Dearing shares passion for mission work with Lewis Memorial UMC

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Allen Dearing has always had a passion for mission work both locally and abroad, which has helped make him well suited for his four years of service now at Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church in Calhoun City.
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Calhoun City Dental Brigade returns from Honduras

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The Calhoun City Rotary Club sponsored their annual Dental Brigade in Choluteca, Honduras during the week of February 19-26.
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