North, South Calhoun schools remembered

Dr. George McNamee and Albert Goodman, son of longtime North Calhoun principal A.D. Goodman, were among several who spoke at the dedication at Bruce Elementary.

Alumni of North and South Calhoun High Schools gathered on their respective campuses last Saturday to erect monuments, share memories and speak of the impact the schools had on their communities.
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Field set for district three school board race


The field is set with three candidates vying for the district three school board seat as qualifying concluded last Friday.
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Excel director resigns; search for replacement to begin soon

Laura Edwards

Excel in Calhoun City is looking for a new director. Calhoun City Chamber President Laura Edwards announced at Tuesday’s chamber meeting that Barbara Marsh, who was just hired this summer, has resigned as director.
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Tulsa fitness center named for ‘City native Frank Corbitt

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The fitness center on the campus of Tulsa Community College (TCC-Northeast Campus) was named in honor of Calhoun City native William “Bill” Frank Corbitit August 12 in recognition of his service to TCC, the community and the country.

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Supervisors set public hearing to discuss hospital’s future

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Calhoun County Supervisors set a public hearing for Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. at the Calhoun County Courthouse to get public input on a proposal for Calhoun Health Services to seek bids for a new lease agreement for the hospital.

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Bruce board hires new employee for Bruce Park

Steve Boland talking to the Bruce Board.

The Bruce Board of Aldermen unanimously approved the hiring of Steve Boland for Bruce Park at a recessed meeting Thursday night.

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Chris Williams was hooked from his first fire training experience

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Chris Williams never dreamed of becoming a fireman, but the idea of being able to help people did appeal to him.
“I just knew the main objective of the fire department was to help people and that meant a lot to me,” said Williams, who has served with Bruce and Chickenbone Fire Departments for nearly 20 years. “I can say we’ve helped a lot of people over the years.”
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Bruce approves water rate increase; alderman asks of citizens complaints about police

Stan Evans

The Bruce board unanimously approved a water rate increase Tuesday night.

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Calhoun City approves budget that includes a new fire truck

J.R. Denton

With the exception of buying a new fire truck, Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton reported at their board meeting that the new budget is the same as last year.
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Vardaman board agrees to keep same water rates

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Vardaman board of aldermen voted to keep water rates the same at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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