New Calhoun City radio station half way through testing phase

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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.

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Shelton crowned Fairest of Fair; busy week at fairgrounds

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The 92nd annual Calhoun County Fair is going on all this week in Pittsboro with a flurry of events for all ages.
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Bruce Chamber seeking new secretary; agrees to honor McCord, Crocker

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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.

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State Veterans Cemetery approved for construction in Kilmichael

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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.

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Vardaman’s Kent Casey earns MML scholarship

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Nicholas Kent Casey of Vardaman, was recently awarded the Mississippi Municipal League’s 2015 Limited Scholarship.

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Steve Bryant feels at home in the garden

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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.”
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Calhoun County Fair opens July 20

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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.
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Vardaman mayor inducted into MML Hall of Fame

Vardaman Mayor James Casey

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.
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Calhoun City man arrested for Vardaman store robbery

Anthony Pierce

A Calhoun City man has been arrested for robbing the Vardaman Xpress store early Sunday morning with a knife.

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Vardaman man attacks stranger with machete, lights self on fire and dives under moving truck


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.
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