n Jennifer Fox of Calhoun City won third place for poetry writing in East Mississippi Community College's Syzygy literary magazine at the college's annual awards ceremony.
CEDA set to host
n The Calhoun Economic Development Association (CEDA) will sponsor a meeting on Tuesday, April 28, at the Courthouse in Pittsboro.
The guest speakers will be Jay Moon, CEO and president of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association, and John Baas, MMA's director for government affairs.
The Calhoun County Republican Party will provide refreshments starting at 6:15 p.m., with the meeting starting at 7 p.m.
All elected officials and business' are invited, along with the general public.
n Marilyn L. Whitaker, a resident of Calhoun City, has earned an associate of science degree in nursing from Excelsior College.
xcelsior College (www.excelsior.edu) is an accredited, private, nonprofit institution that focuses on the needs of working adults. Its primary mission is to increase access to a college degree for adult learners by removing obstacles to their educational goals.
County fair board
n Application are now being taken for The Calhoun County Fair Board Scholarship. Applications can be picked up at the Calhoun County Extension Office.
The scholarship in the amount of $250.00 will be awarded to a 4-H/FFA member who has been active in 4-H/FFA for the past three years and is a graduating high school senior or college freshman. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of Calhoun County Fair participation and leadership, academic record, need and career aspirations.
The application must be completed and postmarked by May 1. For more information call Connie Rogers at 983-7200.
Horse Club holds
n The Calhoun County 4-H Horse Club members are selling chances on a yearling filly to be given away on Saturday, June 6, at 7 p.m. at the Calhoun County Horse Arena. You do not have to be present to win.
Chances are one for $3 or four for $10. Please contact any 4-H Horse Club member or the Calhoun County Extension Office to buy a chance.