Woodcock shares storm experience of being trapped in truck

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Parker Shea Woodcock, of Calhoun City, was driving to her parent’s storm shelter in Big Creek Sunday morning when a tree fell across her truck pinning her inside.
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Vardaman approves purchase of new tasers for police

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Vardaman mayor and board of aldermen approved the police department getting new tasers. Police Chief Kenny Scott said the current company has set a deadline when they will no longer supply cartridges and batteries after this year and they need to look at upgrading.

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‘City officials thank workers for fast storm response

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“I would like to thank Lee (Burns) and the guys, Bailey Gordon, and the fire department. They hustled and our streets were open by 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon (after the storm). They did a really good job,” said Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton at the town board meeting last night.
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Derma resident seeks new park for Underwood Drive

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Derma resident Terron Cook came to ask the Derma board of aldermen about getting a park built for his neighborhood on Underwood Dr. at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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Bruce board hires two new police officers

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The Bruce board of aldermen agreed Tuesday night to hire two new police officers – Jamal Jackson as a part-time officer and Braeden Reynolds as a full-time officer.
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County will seek storm relief funds if it becomes available

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Calhoun County Supervisors approved a resolution Monday morning to make the county eligible for potential storm relief funding should any become available from the state.
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Storms cause damage around county, Dentontown gets the worst of it

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The severe storms that passed through Calhoun County this morning and early afternoon caused lots of damage, primarily in the south end of the county.

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Calhoun Academy to host blood drive on May 2

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Calhoun Academy will be holding a community blood drive with Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) on Tuesday, May 2, from 11 a.m. – 6p.m.

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DAR and guests visit plantation owned by member’s grandson

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Members of the Loosa Schoona Chapter DAR and invited guests traveled to Wayside, MS and toured the restored antebellum home of Belmont. The home is owned by daughter Mattye Ruth’s grandson, Josh Cain.
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Supt. Mike Moore releases statement

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Supt. of Education Mike Moore has released the following statement:

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There have been recent news accounts regarding possible criminal charges against certain school district officials in relation to a matter that allegedly occurred on school property.

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