Salter to speak at Calhoun City Chamber Banquet tonight

Sid Salter

Syndicated columnist and Mississippi State University Chief communications officer  Sid Salter will be the featured speaker at the annual Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce Banquet Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m.
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Sister Judy honored with retirement reception, presented key to city

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Sister Judy Sinnwell was honored with a retirement reception Sunday at Excel in Calhoun City.

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Army Approves Posthumous Award of Medal to WWII Hero Alfred B. Hill, Jr. of Water Valley

Brothers to WWII hero Alfred Bennett Hill, Jr. accept Silver Star.  From left:  Jerry Wayne Hill, Edwin Earl Hill and Thomas Franklin Hill, with Cochran State Director Brad White.

Today, through the efforts of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), the family of World War II hero Alfred Bennett Hill, Jr. was presented with a Silver Star for the heroic efforts that led to the 22-year-old Water Valley native’s death in the Philippines.
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Calhoun Circuit Judge Kelly Luther attends National Judicial College


Calhoun County Circuit Judge Kelly Luther was one of seven Mississippi trial judges recently completed general jurisdiction training at the National Judicial College.
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Calhoun Health Services hosting MBS Donor Coach today


Calhoun Health Services will be holding a community blood drive with Mississippi Blood Services on Monday, June 8, from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Magic Mr. Nick coming to Bruce Theater

Magic Mr. Nick

You are invited to Jesse Yancy Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Family Night featuring Magic Mr. Nick and his Family Magic Show.
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Easley, Hubbard to meet in June 9 special election in Pittsboro

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Matthew Easley and Gerald Hubbard will meet in a June 9 special election for Pittsboro alderman.
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Rupert Lunceford – WWII vet, local businessman, family man, proud resident of Calhoun


Legend has it Rupert Lunceford’s family came to what is now Calhoun County more than a century and a half ago to escape revenuers in North Carolina.
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Bailey Memorial in Lloyd to celebrate 175th anniversary

A painting by Tammy Jackson of one of the earliest Bailey Memorial church buildings.

Bailey Memorial United Methodist Church will celebrate its 175th anniversary this Sunday, June 7 with a memorial service starting at 10:30 a.m.
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Weyerhaeuser tax break Ok’d; Bruce will consider annexation

Danny Rodgers

The Bruce Board of Aldermen approved a tax exemption for Weyerhaeuser, a special parking spot on the square and agreed to study annexation options at a meeting Tuesday night.
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