Former South Pontotoc bookkeeper arrested for embezzlement


On Thursday, May 18, 2017, Special Agents from the Office of the State Auditor (OSA) arrested Former Bookkeeper for South Pontotoc School Dianne Barefield on the charge of embezzlement.

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Hearings set for three school officials charged with not reporting alleged sex crime

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Probable cause hearings have been set for next Wednesday, May 24 for three Calhoun County school officials charged with failing to report alleged sex crimes by a teacher against a Bruce High School student.
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Annual homemaker awards presented at Pittsboro

Supervisor Gwin Longest presented Jayden Warren, Tri-Community Homemaker President, with the Club Member of the Year Award for Tri-Community.

2016 MHV Homemaker Awards Program were presented recently at the Calhoun County Multi-Purpose Building
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Journey – Capuchin monkey becomes Duke’s service animal

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Stepheny Duke always wanted a monkey. In fact, when her mother told her she was going to have a baby sister, she told her mother she would rather have a baby monkey.
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Family is key at Daniels Temple in Derma

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Family is a key word for Daniels Temple Church of God at the intersection of CR 413 and Underwood Drive in Derma.
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White leaving Pittsboro clerk position to accept post at Vardaman

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Town Clerk Amy White will be leaving Pittsboro to take a deputy clerk position in her hometown of Vardaman.
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Alcohol push underway in Calhoun County, public meetings featured mostly those in favor


Sentiment was more for than against at the first public organizational meetings to discuss potentially legalizing alcohol in Calhoun County.
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Supervisors approve request for another full-time sheriff’s deputy

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Calhoun County supervisors granted a request from Sheriff Greg Pollan Monday morning to amend his budget allowing him to hire another full-time deputy.
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Extension Service working to overcome state budget cuts

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State budget cuts are affecting the MSU Extension Service as a whole, but efforts are being made to minimize the impact at the local level.
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Alexander, Ero entertain and educate Bruce Chamber

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Bruce Policeman Corey Alexander performed a number of demonstrations with K9 Officer Ero involving finding hidden narcotics and apprehending a criminal in the Bruce Chamber of Commerce meeting Monday at lunch.
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