Calhoun libraries celebrate National Library Week April 10-16 with lots of activities

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Libraries in Calhoun County will join the nation in celebrating National Library Week April 10-16, and they have several events to celebrate.
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40th anniversary celebration for Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce is Sunday

Jesse Yancy Jr.

The staff and trustees of the Jesse L. Yancy, Jr. Memorial Library in Bruce will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the library beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 10.
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Langford presents research at state Capitol

Sen. Russell Jolly and Jaslyn Langford

Jaslyn Langford was among a select group of students chosen from all eight of Mississippi’s public universities to share their research and creative activities on topics ranging from healthcare to cultural heritage to agribusiness with legislators and state leaders at “Posters in the Rotunda” at the State Capitol.
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After birth of their son, ‘City couple advocates for Down Syndrome kids


Canaan – a place where God’s people left behind the old life and crossed over the waters into a new one. Two young people who would eventually become parents of a special needs child picked this name for their son just a few weeks into their pregnancy. Little did they know how fitting this name would be down the road.
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Road improvements priority for Bruce mayor and board; discuss grants for Park and pot-bellied pigs

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Cleaning, paving and slowing traffic on Bruce roadways dominated discussion at the Bruce Board meeting Tuesday night.
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Alderwoman says speeding, loud music escalating on Church Hill in Derma

A.G. Gibson

Derma board of aldermen approved a quick claim deed to a citizen for a lot that taxes have not been paid on for almost 10 years.
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Vardaman sets cleanup date, buys backhoe

James Casey

Vardaman set their spring clean up day and opened bids for a new backhoe at the regular meeting of the board last night.
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Calhoun City board discusses replacing culverts, sewer problems

J.R. Denton

In discussion about a rusted out and damaged culvert near the lagoon that Calhoun City Public Works Director Lee Burns said he has been working on, Alderman Larry Bratton said it was his opinion that it be replaced.
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Pittsboro board mulls how to spend grant money

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The Pittsboro board began making plans to spend the $5,000 tobacco-free grant money it should soon receive.
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Supervisors open bids for road project, new backhoe


Calhoun County Supervisors opened bids for a large culvert project on CR 471, for a new backhoe and agreed to advertise to reseal CR 314 Monday morning in Pittsboro.
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