Good times had at second Skuna River Art Fest


A good time was had by visitors and artists alike at the second annual Skuna River Art and Music Festival last weekend in Bruce.

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Lackey remembers lots of mischief involving Calhoun City School’s bell

Judge Henry Lackey

Judge Henry Lackey described the old school bell as  one of “Calhoun City Schools’ favorite mementos.”
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Dorothy Taylor’s trip of a lifetime


Dorothy Taylor would tell you most people thought she was crazy for wanting to fulfill a lifelong dream to drive to the northernmost point of the Arctic Circle.
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Samuel Stephens dedicated his life to hard work and helping others


Samuel Stephens will be honored this Sunday by his church, Mays Chapel, for his service as deacon for 60 years. [Read more...]

Third generation producer continues family legacy

Fran Pittman and her family operate Pittman Farms in Webster, Calhoun and Montgomery counties. The operation includes a 325-acre farm in northwest Webster County that has never been owned by anyone but a Pittman. (Photo by Kevin Hudson/MSU Extension Service)

CADARETTA– A 325-acre farm in northwest Webster County has never been owned by anyone but a Pittman.
Fran Pittman has designs on keeping it that way.
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Alex and Legend win National Championship

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Alex Washburn has referred to her black Labrador “Legend” as “big” and “handsome,” now she can add national champion.
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CCHS history students hear first hand history, Bellefontaine’s Wilson Leather

Taking a close look at the art of hand made products of Wilson Leather Company are, from left, Jessie Nabors, Baronica Lawrence, Mrs. Margaret Wilson, Scott Doler and Tess Ingle.

Recently the world history class of CCHS learned that the success of business lies not in the size of the town in which it operates, but through the vision of its entrepreneurs.
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Minnie Evans embraces her “handicap” while serving her community

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It’s a day Minnie Evans will never forget. She was only 35 years old with three young children, and doctors told her she may only have three months to live.
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Gary Hawkins loves to collect, share Calhoun City history

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Gary Hawkins has a collection of stories and Calhoun City history that could fill numerous books. It’s understandable when you consider his family history in this area dates back to the early 1800s, before there was a Calhoun County.
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Denley recounts some of her many memories from Bruce Rotary Club

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Jo Ann Denley recited an unofficial history of the Bruce Rotary Club last week when she shared a collection of memories from her near 30 years in the organization.
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