McNeece wins advertising awards from Mississippi Press Association

Lisa McNeece was presented the first place award by MPA president Don Norman of the Starkville Daily News.

Lisa McNeece won six advertising awards, including one first place, in the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest advertising division.
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Gen. Fox Conner celebrated at CCHS

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“This event today was nine years in the making and long overdue,” Calhoun City High School Principal Mike Ray told an auditorium filled with dignitaries, students and descendants of Major General Fox Conner last Friday morning.
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Police seeking man for local burglaries

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Calhoun County Sheriff's office has issued a warrant for a man wanted for grand larceny here and in several other counties.

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Pedestrian dies after hit by car Friday night


A Bruce man was killed when he was struck by a car north of Calhoun City last night.
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CEDA honors local businesses, citizens at annual banquet

Ben Hogan and Rudy Pope

Sheila Freely and Calhoun County mayors honored local business and community leaders and Derick Zeigler, Baptist Health Vice President and Regional CEO, emphasized the commitment his company has to the county at the annual banquet of the Calhoun Economic Development Association Thursday night.

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Sissy Tunnell earns school district Teacher of Year honor


Sissy Tunnell never wanted to be anything but a school teacher.
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Hard work of students a decade ago evident in Friday program honoring Gen. Fox Conner

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In 2007 the U.S. History class at Calhoun City High School went on a quest to build a proper memorial for a military hero who had been all but forgotten. His name was Major General Fox Conner, born in Slate Springs in Calhoun County.
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Vanlandingham outlines new vision for Bruce Chamber

Jay Vanlandingham

Jay Vanlandingham, incoming president of the Bruce Chamber of Commerce, outlined some of his goals for the organization at their monthly meeting Monday in the Bruce Museum.
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Corbitt, Clements running again in Derma, Vardaman

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Derma and Vardaman had the only election qualifiers over the past week with just over a month left for candidates to enter municipal races.
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Chamber Award voting underway; Ace Cannon to perform at annual banquet


The Bruce Chamber of Commerce will honor local citizens and businesses at its annual banquet Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Bruce Museum.
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