Samuel Stephens dedicated his life to hard work and helping others

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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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Andy Stepp takes pride in role as “good neighbor pharmacist”

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Being a pharmacist wasn’t something Andy Stepp always knew he wanted to do. It just kind of happened. Within a month or two of his freshman year of college, Stepp decided he wanted to be a pharmacist but still has no clue as to why.
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Joel Worley – ministering through music

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Inside First Baptist Church of Bruce, not too far off the downtown Square, the strum of a guitar echoes through the halls.
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Julie Sullivan teaches rescue swimming for kids

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Out on a county road in Bruce, surrounded by cows and pasture, is a bright blue pool where local kids are spending their summer learning not only how to swim, but how to survive.
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