Rev. James Taylor hooked on Civil War stories and genealogy

Taylor holding a picture of his great, great grandfather on his 100th birthday at Beauvoir.

Bro. James Taylor, of Bruce, began hearing the entertaining stories of his ancestors service in the Civil War as a small child fishing on Grenada Lake.
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Dog Lover’s League talks to ‘City board about opening shelter there

Rose Wells

Calhoun City board of aldermen and Mayor J.R. Denton were addressed by Rose Wells of Bruce, founder and president of the Dog Lover’s League in Bruce. Wells was in attendance at the meeting in hopes of getting their support for a no-kill dog shelter in Calhoun City.
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Bruce board names tennis courts in park for John Earl Armstrong

John Earl Armstrong

The Bruce board of aldermen agreed to name the tennis courts at Bruce Park in honor of Alderman John Earl Armstrong Tuesday night.
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Lots of unaccounted for water in Pittsboro

Reda Bullard

Pittsboro board of Aldermen spent the bulk of their meeting Tuesday trying to determine where excess water pumped from the town’s wells is going.
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Faddock hired as new Derma police officer


Derma hired a new part time police officer at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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Vardaman board announces color plan for outside of complex

Barbara Tedder

The outside of Vardaman’s new Municipal Complex will be painted ivory on the bottom, black on the top and have a couple of white columns added, town clerk Barbara Tedder reported to the board last night.
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Supervisors approve new oversight for horse arena

Charles Bobo, Sonny Clanton and Barney Wade

Calhoun County Supervisors approved a new committee to provide oversight and management of the horse arena at the fairgrounds in Pittsboro at Monday’s meeting of the board.
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Calhoun City mayor, ward four alderman, Derma and Vardaman boards all contested

calhoun co politics

Calhoun City has the only contested mayor's race while 'City, Derma and Vardaman each have contested races for their respective town boards after the close of qualifying last Friday.

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Wildcats visit State Capitol

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The Calhoun City High School “Wildcats” football team and Coach Perry Liles were honored by the Mississippi Senate on March 2 with presentation of Senate Concurrent Resolution 560 commending their first state title since 1989 by defeating Bay Springs 22-8 on Dec. 2, 2016, at Mississippi State’s Davis Wade Stadium to capture the Class 2A Title.

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Portions of South Calhoun included in TDS broadband expansion

TDS map

TDS Telecom will expand broadband to more than 5,200 locations in Mississippi, including selective locations in South Calhoun County, thanks to funding from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
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