Mayors Gabbert and Denton qualify; seven now running for Vardaman board

calhoun co politics

Mayors Dock Gabbert in Derma and J.R. Denton in Calhoun City both qualified to seek re-election this week.
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Chief Evans returns to Bruce meeting; bids sought for Jimmy Beckley Drive overlay

Stan Evans

Bruce Police Chief Stan Evans made his first appearance at a town board meeting in months Tuesday night after being out battling cancer.
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Vardaman to install cameras at Sportsplex

James Casey

Vardaman board of aldermen approved security cameras at the Sportplex and got a financial update at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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Pittsboro board confused by variations to utility bills

pittsboro board

The Pittsboro board of aldermen spent the bulk of their meeting Tuesday night debating the cost of utility bills from Pontotoc Electric.
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Calhoun City writing tickets for jake brakes, loud pipes

J.R. Denton

Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton said there have been some complaints about jake brakes and loud pipes in town. Police Chief Tito Lopez said they have issued some warnings that tickets will be written. “Thank you, Tito. The police are being vigilant and we appreciate it,” said Denton.
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Derma board approves speed bumps on Underwood Drive

Dock Gabbert

Derma Board of Aldermen approved installing two sets of speed bumps on Underwood Dr. at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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Supervisors ask to be in loop on future change orders

Sonny Clanton

A fourth change order submitted to the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors Monday morning for the construction project at Baptist Hospital in Calhoun City sparked frustration from county officials that they aren’t being included in the process.
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Calhoun County Tree Giveaway


The Mississippi Forestry Commission and NRCS office in Calhoun City will host its annual tree give-away marking Arbor Day on Wednesday, Feb. 8.
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New county fire districts aim to save homeowners money

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Calhoun County homeowners could potentially experience lower insurance rates in the near future thanks to actions of the board of supervisors Thursday.
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New Bruce FBC Pastor Gary Roberson eager to get involved in community


Gary Roberson knew he wanted to be a preacher when he was a young teen, but it took a few years for him to succumb to the call.
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