Susan Hardin and daughters turn gift pillows into business

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Susan Hardin, of Calhoun City, has always considered herself a creative person. Now she’s getting to practice that creativity like never before with her new family business – The Little Birdie.
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Sewer improvement project almost complete; well problems persist

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope said the $1 million sewer improvement project is nearing completion, but the city is still wrestling with problems with two of its wells.
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Qualifying opens for school board post; absentee voting starts for supervisor runoff


Qualifying is underway for the district three school board position and absentee voting should begin later this week for the Aug. 25 runoff election for district three supervisor.
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Vaughn, Hunter named new librarians in Bruce, Calhoun City


Janice Vaughn and Debbie Hunter were approved last week as the new librarians in Bruce and Calhoun City.
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‘City Chamber unveils first painted “Ace” sign

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Calhoun City Chamber President Laura Edwards showed the first Ace sign to be installed around town during the organization’s monthly meeting Tuesday.
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School board appoints Bruce mayor to district three position

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

The Calhoun County School Board voted unanimously Monday night to appoint Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope as the representative for district three to serve until after the November election.
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Third District Drug Court graduation set for today, Aug. 11 in Oxford

Marshall Fisher

Commissioner of Corrections Marshall Fisher will be the guest speaker at the  Third Judicial District Drug Court graduation  at 2 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Lafayette County Courthouse in Oxford. The ceremony will be held in the main courtroom. The public is invited to attend.
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School board to appoint district three representative at special meeting tonight

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The Calhoun County School Board has called a special meeting for Monday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. to appoint a representative for district three.

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Bruce Dollar General to host blood drive Monday


Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will be holding a community blood drive at the Dollar General in Bruce on Monday, August 10, from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Jackson area truck driver wins Democratic nomination for governor; will face Phil Bryant in November

Robert Gray

The 46-year-old truck driver who won the Democratic nomination for Mississippi governor says he spent nothing on his campaign and knows nobody in politics. He didn't even vote in the primary because he says he was busy.

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