Mary Cole’s giant collard has yielded five pots already with more to come

mary cole26

“It is real,” Mary Cole said of the giant “Georgia Collard” she’s growing at her house on Parkview Drive in Calhoun City.
[Read more...]

Annual PEPA member meeting set for Oct. 4

pepa logoCMYK

Annual meeting of members of Pontotoc Electric Power Association will be Wednesday, Oct. 4, at noon at the Pontotoc County Agri-Center in Pontotoc, Mississippi.
[Read more...]

Calhoun students will benefit from $1 million grant for Upward Bound

Upward+Bound+logo

The Coffeeville School District has been awarded $257,500 per year to serve four high schools (Bruce, Calhoun City, Coffeeville, and Vardaman) for the next five years through its Upward Bound program.
[Read more...]

Payne beginning third year as pastor at Antioch

eric payne13

Antioch Baptist Church pastor Eric Payne lives in Batesville and works with his uncle’s company Comer Heat and Air in Oxford.
[Read more...]

Calhoun unemployment among the state’s lowest

unemployment1

Calhoun County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state and is on pace for its lowest average in nearly 20 years according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES).
[Read more...]

Janae Harrelson Winter – singer… teacher… servant

Janae Cutout

Janae Winter recalls when she was in high school saying exactly, “I will never teach high school.”
[Read more...]

Revenue up in Pittsboro, Bruce, Derma, Vardaman

sales-tax

Bruce, Derma, Vardaman and Pittsboro are all showing gains in sales tax revenue after the first two months of the new fiscal year.
[Read more...]

Absentee voting open for D1 supervisor race

calhoun co politics

Absentee ballots for the upcoming District One Supervisor special election are now available.
[Read more...]

School board meets Thursday night in Pittsboro

school district logo

Calhoun Board of Education is expected to discuss the Mississippi School Board Association’s Legislative Survey and the approval of the school district’s amended budget at its meeting this Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m.
[Read more...]

Town officials, sheriff hold meeting to discuss county jail contract

town meeting50

Mayors, police officers, and town clerks gathered at City Hall in Calhoun City Tuesday morning with Sheriff Greg Pollan and Supervisor Homer Moore to continue discussions toward finding a solution to the required contract from the county on holding inmates from the municipalities at the county jail.
[Read more...]