93rd Calhoun County Fair opens next week in Pittsboro

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Summer temperatures aren’t the only thing heating up in Calhoun County. Preparation for the 93rd annual Calhoun County Fair and Livestock Show is in full-speed.
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Barking dog awakens Calhoun City family, helps them escape early morning house fire

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A Calhoun City couple was saved by their barking dog early this morning when their home was destroyed by fire.

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Chandler, Montgomery, Grantham win at Sawmill Festival car show

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James Chandler of Bruce, Mike Montgomery of Pontotoc and Bobby Grantham of Winona were the top winners in the Bruce Sawmill Festival's annual car show last weekend.

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Calhoun towns spray for mosquitoes multiple times each week


The Mississippi State Department of Health announced Monday three new cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Mississippi, with one being in neighboring Chickasaw County.
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Supervisor Earnest Fox’s sentencing continued again

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Sentencing for Calhoun County Supervisor Earnest Fox has been continued again due to a delay in the implementation of the PACS program.
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2016 Sawmill Festival Scenes

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A look back at some of the many who were out enjoying the 26th annual Bruce Sawmill Festival.

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Home west of Bruce destroyed by Tuesday morning fire

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A Tuesday morning fire destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Newsom on Hwy. 32 West near the Yalobusha County line.
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‘City Chamber learns about Scouts; may change banquet

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Micah Huffman, senior executive for the Pushmataha Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, spoke to the Calhoun City chamber of commerce Tuesday at lunch.
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Schools busy with maintenance projects over the summer

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Every year after students empty out of the school for summer vacation, maintenance workers come in to fill the space.
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Bruce native Dr. George McNamee gives high schoolers insight into medical careers at Walter Reed Medical Center


As Jordan Greene, 16, meticulously worked to accomplish successfully making a square knot on a simulated body part in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Dr. George McNamee, deputy director of surgical skills in the Simulation Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), offered advice and encouragement.
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