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Dr. Mitchell to speak at Yancy Library’s Brown Bag Luncheon

Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce Friday, Dec. 5 at noon for a Brown Bag Luncheon with special guest author, Dr. Dennis Mitchell. … [Read More...]

Thanksgiving Blessings

County comes together for Thanksgiving service

The hope of gathering the larger Calhoun County community in a shared Thanksgiving Worship Service was realized Sunday evening, Nov. 16, when approximately 60 county residents joined together in … [Read More...]

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Thompson, Daniel and Jones all to be honored at 31st Goodman Banquet

The 31st Annual A.D. Goodman Scholarship Banquet will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. at the St. Luke Masonic Lodge in Bruce. … [Read More...]

Sports

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Jack and Willie would’ve loved this Egg Bowl

Never, not even when dapper John Vaught graced the sidelines, has Magnolia State football received so much national … [Read More...]

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‘City basketball wins in Fort Walton

Calhoun City’s boys’ basketball team played this week in Fort Walton Beach. They defeated Arnold High School Monday … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City beats Bruce in playoff rematch to advance to North Half

Bruce and Calhoun City’s 2014 rematch at D.L. Harrison Field proved to be a run-heavy, physical battle with a familiar … [Read More...]

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Wildcats to play basketball in Florida during Thanksgiving holidays

Calhoun City’s boys’ basketball team will travel to Florida during Thanksgiving holidays to see how they measure up … [Read More...]

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LaDonna Williams

LaDonna Williams of Vardaman loves to grill, is not much on changing recipes because she likes to … [Read More...]

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Courtney Griffin

Courtney Griffin of Bruce says for next weekend’s Egg Bowl, her Mississippi State family members … [Read More...]

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Allen Dearing

Turducken? Allen Dearing, pastor of Lewis Memorial Methodist Church in Calhoun City, has made it … [Read More...]

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Willie Isbell

Willie Isbell of Bruce is the oldest of nine children and started cooking about age 9. His mother, … [Read More...]

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Casey McCoy

Casey McCoy of Calhoun City likes to get recipe ideas from Pinterest, but tends to stick to those … [Read More...]

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Luther wins runoff with Byers easily

Assistant District Attorney Kelly Luther easily won Tuesday's runoff for Circuit Judge, District 3, Place 2, against Shirley Byers. … [Read More...]

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Boland family has gathered for Thanksgiving stew cooking for almost 30 years

Most people think of Thanksgiving as a family gathered around the dinner table covered with a big, baked turkey and a deep dish of dressing. That’s not the case for the descendants of the late U.L. “Coot” and Mattie Boland. … [Read More...]

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Marsha Jackson to feed the community for Thanksgiving

Marsha Jackson is used to cooking for large groups, whether it was her years in the restaurant business, cooking for her church or her family. The past couple of years on Thanksgiving, she’s utilized her cooking skills to help provide a holiday meal for the … [Read More...]

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Absentee voting underway for Pittsboro alcohol vote

Pittsboro Town Hall will be open from 8 a.m. until noon this Saturday, Nov. 29 for absentee voting in the Dec. 2 election on whether to legalize the sale of alcohol in the county seat. … [Read More...]

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Anonymous call leads to recovery of stolen items from ‘City square, arrest

An anonymous tip aided the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department in recovering items stolen from the Calhoun City Square early last week and an arrest Tuesday. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City drug store sold to Fred’s

Southern Discount Drugs in Calhoun City will soon be acquired by Fred’s. … [Read More...]

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2nd Annual Egg Bowl Run comes together in Calhoun City

The 2nd Annual Egg Bowl Run was held Monday with the hand-off of the game ball once again taking place on the Calhoun City Square. … [Read More...]

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Yancy Library to host movie day Nov. 25

Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce Tuesday, Nov. 25 for some Thanksgiving Break fun. … [Read More...]

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School board talks “Better Schools” initiative; holds lengthy executive session with BHS student

The school board discussed the status of the “Better Schools” initiative, held a long executive session involving a Bruce High School student, and approved some personnel changes at their monthly meeting Thursday night. … [Read More...]

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Bruce Rotary begins work on annual Christmas baskets project

The Bruce Rotary Club is making preparations for its 14th year of providing Christmas baskets for the needy through the help of the community. … [Read More...]

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Gonzalez enjoys role of school mascot Wiley the Wildcat

When people come to CCHS football games, they enjoy seeing Wiley the Wildcat on the sidelines, but not many fans really know the guy inside the costume. … [Read More...]

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Dust bin fire quickly contained at Caviness Woodworking

Calhoun City and Derma firemen squelched a fire call at Caviness Woodworking in Calhoun City Thursday afternoon. … [Read More...]

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Sinnwell tabbed for new ‘City Chamber honor

Sister Judy Sinnwell, of Excel, was recently selected to be honored by the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce with their new quarterly award. … [Read More...]

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Bruce board agrees not to sell property, sets new copying fees

The Bruce Board of Aldermen agreed not to sell some sought after property, finalized a garbage increase and new document copying fees for the public at a brief meeting Tuesday night. … [Read More...]

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Log truck, 18-wheeler collide just south of Vardaman; one driver airlifted

The driver of an 18-wheeler was airlifted from the scene of a violent crash Wednesday afternoon south of Vardamn on Hwy. 341. … [Read More...]

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A.M. Zeidman loves politics, religion, football and the South

Sitting at his desk in the front corner office of the Lackey Building on Main Street in Calhoun City, A.M. Zeidman spends his time assisting families with financial planning, preparing a lesson for his students at Northwest Community College and studying … [Read More...]

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Tillman earns Bruce Rotary Award

Chelsea Tillman earned the Bruce Rotary Youth leadership award for November. … [Read More...]

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School board to meet Thursday, to act on BHS softball coaching position

Bruce High School is looking for a new fast pitch softball coach. Bruce Head Coach Angie Owen and Vardaman assistant Kayla Long’s resignations are scheduled to be approved by the school board when they meet Thursday night in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]

Jimmy and Rita Cole with a portion of the Operation Christmas Child boxes that have come into Derma Baptist Church. Photo by Joel McNeece

Operation Christmas Child project underway around Calhoun

Jimmy Cole is hoping Calhoun County will top last year’s record breaking contribution to Operation Christmas Child this holiday season and they’re already off to a great start. … [Read More...]

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Bruce band earns high marks in competition

The Bruce High School Band completed its contest season with high marks. … [Read More...]

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Portion of ‘City Square display stolen; information sought

Calhoun City officials are seeking information for a portion of a display that was stolen from the square Monday night. … [Read More...]

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Howley speaks to Chamber about Bruce’s potential

Mickey Howley, Main Street Association Director in Water Valley, told the Bruce Chamber Monday that Bruce is in a position to experience the same downtown revitalization as his town. … [Read More...]

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Small child burned, ‘City house destroyed in late night fire; Big Creek home destroyed by fire

A small child was badly burned in a late night fire that destroyed a Calhoun City home Sunday. … [Read More...]

Thanksgiving Blessings

Academy students express what they’re thankful for

Thanksgiving at Calhoun Academy is very important.  Lower elementary students at CA choose to either dress up as Indians or Pilgrims in honor of this holiday. … [Read More...]

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Supervisors approve resolution to rename portion of Hwy. 9 for Beckley

Calhoun County Supervisors approved a resolution supporting the naming of a stretch of Hwy. 9 just south of Pittsboro be named for the late Spencer Glenn Beckley Sr. … [Read More...]

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