Calhoun City’s new radio station is half-way through a two-month testing phase after which it will be determined whether a permanent station will be installed.
The 92nd annual Calhoun County Fair is going on all this week in Pittsboro with a flurry of events for all ages.
The Bruce Chamber of Commerce announced it’s looking for a new secretary, voted to honor two past presidents, and heard updates on the museum and weekly farmers’ market at Monday’s meeting.
Approval has been granted for construction of the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael, Miss., in Montgomery County. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Mississippi a $6.6 million VA State Veterans Cemetery Grants Program grant for construction and outfitting of the cemetery.
Nicholas Kent Casey of Vardaman, was recently awarded the Mississippi Municipal League’s 2015 Limited Scholarship.
Steve Bryant of the Old Town Community has been growing vegetables virtually his entire life. “We had big work horses when I was a kid, and I plowed behind them for days,” Bryant said. “That’s all we had, what we raised.”
The 92nd annual Calhoun County Fair is set for July 20-25. The Fair will open Monday, July 20 with the annual Fairest of the Fair pageant at 6:30 p.m. Entry fees are $15 for beauty, $10 for photogenic.
James M. Casey, Vardaman Mayor, was inducted into the Mississippi Municipal League’s Hall of Fame recently at the MML Annual Conference held in Biloxi.
A Calhoun City man has been arrested for robbing the Vardaman Xpress store early Sunday morning with a knife.
A Vardaman man is out on bond after attacking another man with a machete, lighting himself on fire and diving head first under a truck going down the road.