Frozen food manufacturer in Oakland adding 60 jobs


Officials from frozen food manufacturer Ajinomoto Windsor, formerly known as Windsor Foods, along with state and local officials, announced today the company is expanding by adding a new production line at its facility in Oakland, Miss., in Yalobusha County. The project represents a corporate investment of more than $20 million and will create 60 jobs.
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Field set for March 8 primary for U.S. House race

Election Vote

Calhoun County voters will participate in a primary and general election in selecting their next U.S. House representative.
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Kevin Hall works to share automobile knowledge with Career & Technical Center students

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Kevin Hall has spent most of his life fixing cars as an automobile mechanic. Now the first year teacher is trying to impart that knowledge on his 30 students at the Calhoun Career and Technical Center.
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Chamber, town close to finding new location for arbor in Calhoun City

J.R. Denton

Mayor J.R. Denton told the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce Tuesday that they hoped to be close to securing some property for the arbor removed from the square.
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Groundbreaking for Calhoun Banking Center in Bruce set for Wednesday afternoon

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A groundbreaking ceremony will be held today (Jan. 13) for Calhoun Banking Center on Hwy. 9 in Bruce.
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Vardaman library receives grant for new books

Janet Swindle

The Mississippi Library Commission has awarded a $3,000 Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the Edmondson Memorial Library in Vardaman.

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Busy time for Bruce Museum – memorial bricks for sale, working toward Blues Trail Marker


Memorial bricks are once again for sale at the Bruce Museum to help fund a number of improvement projects at the facility.
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Bank account set up to benefit fire victims

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A special account has been established at Renasant Bank in Calhoun City for Jell and Ora Porter who lost their home on CR 403 to fire on Dec. 30.
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Qualifying ends today for U.S. House of Representatives races

Trent Kelly

Today is the qualifying deadline for Calhoun County's representative in the U.S. Congress with three so far in the race.

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Maxwell takes oath, joins Mississippi Supreme Court

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Justices of the Mississippi Supreme Court welcomed Justice James D. Maxwell II of Oxford as the newest member of the court on Jan. 4 when he took the oath of office in the Supreme Court En Banc Courtroom in Jackson.
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