Turkey Tales – 3rd grade class writes Thanksgiving book

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Spoiled turkeys, magic turkeys, mean turkeys and lots of turkey hunting are all part of a book of stories published by Sissy Tunnell’s third grade class at Bruce Elementary.
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Wayne Mullen battles Sacoidosis with optimism, hope and thankfulness

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Wayne Mullen has loved to work all his life, dating back to his youth in Vardaman.
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Gregory leads Community Choir as they prepare for Christmas shows

Among choir members are, from left, Garrett Carter, Gail Baker, Richard Easley, Michael Caviness, Phil Hamilton, James Eltis Vanlandingham, Jennifer Doss, Jimmy Hardin and Stephanie Edmondson.

Calhoun Community Choir will debut with a couple of concerts in the coming weeks.
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Miriam Clark creates one-of-a-kind Santas

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“99% hard work and 1% talent is what makes a person succeed in this world,” said Christine Burt, mother of Miriam Burt Clark.
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Kerry Bean has a new heart, new life, and is very thankful

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U.S. Navy Veteran Kerry Bean feels like he has a new lease on life, thanks to a new heart.
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Dwight Hellums tells of his experience in World War II

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“I’m no hero. I’m a survivor.” Those were the words of Dwight Hellums standing in front of Shady Grove UMC Church in Northwest Calhoun County Monday afternoon.
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Sherrill Bailey’s Indian artifacts collection is admired by archaeologists

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Sherrill Bailey found an arrowhead in his family’s garden behind their Calhoun City home when he was 13 years old sparking a lifetime passion for Indian artifacts.
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Mac Hester to be remembered with flag on top of Mt. Everest

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A flag will be planted on top of Mt. Everest in memory of Walter Macree “Mac” Hester, IV.
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Lois Mays believes she’s a better person because of her battle with breast cancer

Breast cancer survivor Lois Mays, center, with her family, front, from left, her sister Helen Heard, granddaughter Taylor Bowles, Mays, granddaughter Peyton Herrod, granddaughter Kriestan Zinn, daughter Marquita Mays Herrod, niece Kimberly Posley; back, sister-in-law Pam Penson and daughter Renee Bowles.

October is an emotional month for Lois Mays of Derma. A month historically known for Halloween has in more recent years become draped in pink as part of the national breast cancer awareness campaign.
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Velvet Tillman uses dance as form of ministry


During the week, many of us in the Bruce community may see Velvet Tillman in her professional role as Customer Service Representative at Bancorp South in Bruce.
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