Big Creek mayor and board all qualify

Big Creek Mayor Dwight DeVall

Big Creek now has a full slate of qualifiers and Derma and Calhoun City added more candidates for their town boards last week as the qualifying period for this year’s municipal elections enters the final two weeks.
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AutoZone coming to Calhoun City this summer


AutoZone, the national auto parts chain, is expected to open a store in Calhoun City later this summer.
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Overlay coming to Hwy. 8, but no turn lane per MDOT

J.R. Denton

Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton told the Calhoun City Chamber Tuesday that MDOT has plans to overlay Hwy. 8 from the Piggly Wiggly to the county line, but a turn lane is out of the question for the next two decades.
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Tate encourages all to make the most of every experience at annual Wildlife Tasting Banquet

Kevin Tate

Raccoon, deer, crappie and wild hog were at the center of award winning dishes Monday night as the Calhoun Wildlife Committee hosted its annual tasting and cooking competition at the multi-purpose center in Pittsboro.
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Third Circuit Drug Court graduation is Feb. 14 in Oxford

Judge Andrew Howorth

A dozen north Mississippi people will give their families  a  powerful Valentine’s Day gift as they graduate from the Third Judicial District Drug Court.   [Read more...]

VFW seeks nominees for Teachers of the Year

Amerflag veterans

Do you know a teacher who promotes civic responsibility, flag etiquette and patriotism?
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Calhoun City woman arrested for child neglect


A Calhoun City woman was arrested at her home in the Gauley community Monday night and charged with felonious child neglect.

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Mt. Comfort’s J.R. Eaton started preaching the word at age seven

jr eaton

J.R. Eaton first preached at Mt. Comfort Baptist Church when he was 19-years-old, filling in for Bro. W.R. “Dub” Harrelson.
“I knew then this was a special church,” Eaton said.
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Bruce Arts Council busy with events, improving Square Theater

arts council theater

Bruce Arts Council President Ben Pratt said the organization has accomplished a lot in its first two years, but there is much more to be done.
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Reeder earns leadership award from Bruce Rotary

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The Bruce Rotary Club’s Youth Leader for February is Liz Reeder, daughter of Rev. Roger and Dena Reeder.
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