PEPA settling into new office on South Newberger

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Pontotoc Electric Power Association’s Bruce branch established itself on 125 South Newberger in 1953 and hasn’t moved since. Other than a remodeling project in 2005, the office has remained virtually untouched. Until now, that is.
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Vardaman farmers’ market to start this Saturday

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It’s been about a year or so since Vardaman has hosted a local farmers’ market.
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Rotary described as world’s ‘premiere service organization’ at Bruce banquet

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“Change somebody’s life through Rotary,” past District Governor Tommy White of Water Valley, told Bruce Rotarians at their banquet recently.
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‘Our Land, Your Land’ visits to document life in Calhoun County

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A golden car with North Carolina license plates rounded the Bruce Square Friday morning. The car, and the woman driving it, has traveled thousands of miles throughout the United States over the past couple of years. All because of a New York Times article.
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School Board presents 2016-17 budget; Vardaman to start soccer program this fall

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The Calhoun County school board adopted the budget for this upcoming school year with a unanimous vote during a public hearing last week. No community members were in attendance.
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Supervisors still working on insurance issue at Pittsboro Park

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The Calhoun County board of supervisors held a special meeting Friday. The original intention to address the lease for Baptist at Calhoun Health Services was pushed to next meeting’s agenda on July 5.

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CCJ earns multiple honors at Mississippi Press Association convention

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The Calhoun County Journal earned five awards, including honors for the third consecutive year for its website, in the Mississippi Press Association's 2015 Better Newspaper Contest this weekend in Biloxi.

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Norman succeeds McNeece as president of Mississippi Press Association

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Don Norman, publisher of the Starkville Daily News, was elected president of the state newspaper association, succeeding Calhoun County Journal Publisher Joel McNeece during its 150th annual convention June 24 in Biloxi.
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Calhoun City Kids learn water safety from Grenada Lake park rangers

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Local children and their parents participated in a Bobber the Water Safety Dog presentation Thursday morning at the Calhoun City Public Library.
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FSA committee post open in Calhoun

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U.S.D.A. recently announced the nomination period for farmers and ranchers to serve on local Farm Service Agency county committees begins June 15.
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