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Bruce students tell family holiday traditions

Every family has traditions for what they do during Christmas time. A few BHS students have shared their special traditions their families have upheld for years. … [Read More...]

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Yancy Library to host Christmas Storytime and movie

Join us at Jesse Yancy Library Tuesday, Dec. 23 for some Christmas Break fun. … [Read More...]

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Derma man receives life sentence after guilty plea for sexual battery of child

A Derma man was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to one count of sexual battery of a child under the age of 12 this morning in an Oxford courtroom. … [Read More...]



Calhoun City to host Loggins Classic Saturday

Calhoun City will host the annual Loggins Boys’ Classic Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Calhoun City gym. … [Read More...]

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Jack Vaughn officiated three Super Bowls

Before Jack Vaughn officiated in three Super Bowls as one of the NFL’s top-rated field judges, he was a Mississippi … [Read More...]

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Johnson, Armstrong, Ray in MAC All Star football game

Three Bruce Trojans will be participating in the Mississippi Association of Coaches Bernard Blackwell All Star Classic … [Read More...]

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Vardaman girls earn wins over Ethel, Hebron

The Vardaman lady Rams earned two wins last week defeating Ethel 54-44 and Hebron 51-49. … [Read More...]

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Lisa Hill of Calhoun City loves peanut butter fudge and makes it, along with several other kinds of … [Read More...]

Standing, Jennifer Melton, teacher; Wayne Huffman, Tyrique Gunn, Jadarrius Benson; seated, Jamar Brown, Tyuna Thornton and O.D. Glaspie. Not pictured is J.D. Langford.

Bruce High Nutrition Class

Jennifer Melton is in her third year of teaching nutrition, family dynamics, health and also drama … [Read More...]

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Greg Pollan

Greg Pollan of Calhoun City  does a lot of experimenting in his attempts to duplicate things he’s … [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...]


Courtney Griffin

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

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Derma Walmart beginning to take shape

The new Walmart Express is beginning to take shape in Derma as it's just over a month from opening. … [Read More...]

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Winfer Turner has led Lighthouse Church in Bruce from its beginning in a cow pasture

Bishop Winfer Turner will never forget his first sermons in Bruce. He preached in the school gymnasium, several homes, and a cow pasture. … [Read More...]

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Christmas Lighting Winners announced by 20th Century Club

The 20th Century Club of Bruce announced winners in the 2014 Christmas Lighting Contest that was judged Friday, Dec. 12. … [Read More...]

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Pittsboro says no to Sunday beer sales, but will allow to be sold cold

The Pittsboro board agreed Monday night to forbid beer to be sold on Sundays, but they would allow it to be sold cold. … [Read More...]

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Grants, BHS softball coach on school board’s Thursday agenda

The Calhoun County School Board will meet Thursday night with a few personnel matters, some grant applications and a lease agreement on the agenda. … [Read More...]

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Movie event on parade night drew big crowd

Alderwoman Ellen Shaw told the Bruce Chamber Monday that 146 children attended the showing of "Home Alone" in the Cinema on the square on the night of the Bruce Christmas parade. … [Read More...]


Qualifying papers for 2015 candidates now available in circuit clerk’s office

Qualifying papers are now available in the Calhoun County Circuit Clerk’s office at the courthouse in Pittsboro for anyone interested in running in the 2015 elections. … [Read More...]


Supervisors debate insurance proposals for county property

Calhoun County Supervisors listened to insurance proposals for more than an hour and debated between two options with a $42,000 difference in price at Friday’s meeting of the board in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]

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FCA project supports Operation Christmas Child

Calhoun Academy’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization conducted a FCA worship program on Thursday, November 20. … [Read More...]


BHS math class involves crafting

Usually one would see crafty projects being completed in classes like science, history, or English, but Cassi Melton found a way to incorporate crafting into two of her math classes. … [Read More...]

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Donovan earns Bruce Rotary award

The Rotary Youth Leader for December is Tyler Donovan. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City Cheerleaders competing at state this Saturday

The CCHS Cheerleading team will be competing at the Mississippi State Cheerleading Competition in Jackson on December 13 at 9:45 a.m. … [Read More...]

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Christmas Lighting Contest in Bruce set for Friday, Dec. 12

Bruce Twentieth Century Club will sponsor its annual Christmas lighting contest in Bruce Friday, Dec. 12. Judging will begin at 5:30 p.m. … [Read More...]


Calhoun unemployment remains among lowest in five years

Calhoun County’s unemployment rate in October continued this year’s trend of the lowest in more than five years, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. … [Read More...]


Vardaman parade is Thursday; Big Creek’s “Redneck” Parade Saturday night

Christmas parades continue around the county this week with Vardaman’s scheduled for Thursday night and Big Creek’s Saturday night. … [Read More...]

Josh Morgan

Hope Outdoors to host deer hunt Dec. 19-20

Hope Outdoors will host its 1st Annual North Mississippi Deer Hunt on Dec. 19-20. … [Read More...]


Pittsboro board meets to discuss alcohol options; February likely when sales will begin

February is likely when the sale of alcohol in Pittsboro will officially become legal. … [Read More...]

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Turn lane project for Weyerhaeuser getting closer

Willis Engineering, of Grenada, was selected to head the project of adding a turn lane for Weyerhaeuser on Hwy. 9 at a recess meeting of the Bruce mayor and board of aldermen last night. … [Read More...]

Laura Edwards

Busy month of events in Calhoun City a success

Calhoun City Chamber President Laura Edwards thanked everyone who helped with a number of successful events recently at Tuesday’s lunch meeting. … [Read More...]

Stan Evans

Police have suspect in car breakins around Bruce

Bruce Police Chief Stan Evans said they are investigating a series of car breakins around Yancy-Easley subdivision. … [Read More...]

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Parker Family Theater aims for January opening

Timmie and Shenetha “Moocat” Parker are getting close to opening the Parker Family Theater, formerly known as the Bollinger Family Theater. … [Read More...]

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Traffic stop leads to marijuana arrest in Vardaman

A routine traffic stop last week led to the arrest of a Vardaman man suspected of selling marijuana. … [Read More...]

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Donovan earns Bruce Rotary Club honor

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for December is Tyler Donovan. … [Read More...]

Dr. Melody Petty

Bruce native Petty promoted at South Alabama College of Medicine

Dr. Melody L. Petty recently was appointed assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and serves as a pediatric hospitalist at USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital. … [Read More...]


Bruce drama students attend “Mystery of Edwin Drood”

BHS’s Drama club recently visited the Ole Miss campus to see a special showing of “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”, an unfinished work by Charles Dickins that depicts a town called Cloisterham where numerous strange events occur leading up to the … [Read More...]

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