Policewoman LaTana Williams finds calling in community work


It’s 10 a.m. and LaTana Williams has already been on the job for six and a half hours. Five and a half hours still remain in her shift and her broad smile hasn’t left her face.
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Colby Bollinger leading a major expansion for Snack Time Vending

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Snack Time Vending was founded in 2001 with one vending machine containing nine items and a five-item drink dispenser.

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China is trip of a lifetime for long time friends

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Jerry Brasher, of Bruce, dreamed of going to China to see the Great Wall all her life.
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Sheryl Fleming retiring after 24 years as county’s purchasing clerk

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Sheryl Fleming loves to laugh, which was a good thing when for many years her job included talking to William Price Wright and Larry “Hamburger” Bailey on the CB Radio.
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Assistant District Attorney Lon Stallings set to retire in May

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Lon Stallings didn’t intend to enter the law profession initially. He graduated from Mississippi State University with an accounting degree.
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Calhoun Youth Court Judge Bob Cooper dies

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Calhoun County Youth Court Judge and Bruce attorney Robert S. "Bob" Cooper died Tuesday evening.

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Ken Chandler looks to bring “power football” to Bruce Trojans

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“Power football,” that’s how Bruce Trojans’ new head football coach Ken Chandler described his philosophy.
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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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