Soldier who died with Calhoun’s Cpl. Hellums in WWII returned to Ohio resting place

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Buried and lost in twisted metal and dirt for nearly 67 years, a Navarre soldier killed during a tank blast in World War II finally has a permanent, sacred resting place.
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Anamaria Caradine is Calhoun County’s Teacher of the Year


When Anamaria Caradine Moore graduated as Vardaman High School’s valedictorian in 2008, she couldn’t envision she would be returning to her alma mater as a teacher.
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After birth of their son, ‘City couple advocates for Down Syndrome kids


Canaan – a place where God’s people left behind the old life and crossed over the waters into a new one. Two young people who would eventually become parents of a special needs child picked this name for their son just a few weeks into their pregnancy. Little did they know how fitting this name would be down the road.
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Jessey Higdon’s music career began when he opened for Buck Owens

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“I’ll never forget opening up for Buck Owens,” said Jessey Higdon of Bruce. “That was a big deal for a 15-year-old kid.”
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Fiddlin’ Around – Steve Norwood finds great joy in making, playing his own fiddles

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Steve Norwood fell in love with the fiddle listening to the Grand Ole Opry in the 1950s.
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Bruce native Matt Allen finds his niche at The Clay Canvas

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Park your car in the northeast parking lot just off the Oxford Square, stroll down the sidewalk on a weekday or Saturday, and you will see Bruce native Matt Allen inside his establishment helping customers select pieces of molded clay, paint brushes and colors to create a new piece of art work.
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Calhoun City Rotary sponsors Dental Brigade to Honduras


During the week of Feb. 7-14 the Calhoun City Rotary Club, in partnership with the Madison, Alabama Rotary Club and the Choluteca Rotary Club in Honduras, conducted a Dental Brigade near the town of San Marcos de Colon in southern Honduras.
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Lessons from his dad form hard work philosophy of Josh Miller

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Energetic, fiery, intense– these are some of the words used to describe Calhoun City baseball coach Josh Miller.
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Lura Clark honored on 100th birthday by Oak Grove Church in Derma

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Lura Clark was honored by family and friends at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Derma Sunday on her 100th birthday.
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Rochella Rounds finds therapy in Black History art

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Rochella Rounds remembers vividly the aftermath of the April 4, 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She was a six-year-old little girl who lived with her father just down the street from the Lorraine Hotel in Downtown Memphis.
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