BUES project intends to bring Christmas joy to more boys and girls

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The teacher’s lounge at Bruce Upper Elementary School looks more like a toy store these days.
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German students visit Sweet Potato Capital during cross-country trek

Gina and Julia Raddatz, from Munich, Germany,  are pictured with Vardaman UMC Pastor Harold Robinson and Mayor James Casey. Photo by Joel McNeece

Julia and Gina Raddatz were warned by many not to go to Mississippi, but the two students from Germany bicycling across the United States have discovered the perceptions of others to be wrong.
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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 Sarcoidosis 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

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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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