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Vending machines broken into around the county

Calhoun County law enforcement agencies are investigating a string of vending machine break-ins in Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman and more. … [Read More...]

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Academy will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 29

Calhoun Academy Homecoming, “A Sweet Southern Tradition,” will be Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. … [Read More...]

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Big Creek fire department gets new rescue truck

Big Creek Fire Department put a new rescue truck acquired from the Forestry Service into service last week. … [Read More...]

Sports

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Calhoun Academy rallies again for 76-68 win over North Sunflower

Another Andrew Haas touchdown in the closing seconds lifted Calhoun Academy to a 76-68 win over North Sunflowerlast … [Read More...]

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Pratt leads Rams to 36-6 win at West Lowndes

The Vardaman Rams improved to 2-1 in region play with a 36-6 win at West Lowndes Friday night. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City clobbers Bruce 62-0 for 12th straight in series

Calhoun City defeated Bruce Friday night for their 12th straight win in the series in a game that was never in question … [Read More...]

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Pruitt loves playing QB and his Cougar ‘family’

Cody Pruitt loves everything about playing quarterback. The junior signal caller for Calhoun City has started under … [Read More...]

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Mark and Carol Baker

“A lot of times I just throw stuff together,” Carol Baker said, but Mark does it, too. Then they … [Read More...]

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Faith Nanney

When Faith Nanney, 12, heard about a recipe division in the Calhoun County Fair, she wanted to … [Read More...]

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Bro. James Taylor at home with Faith Baptist Church

Faith Baptist Church was organized in 1979 as a branch off of Rocky Mount Baptist Church. … [Read More...]

Coach John Lacey Wyatt, at a recent Calhoun City football game, was treated to a 75th birthday party by his former students, friends and family. He’s battled Cerebral Palsy all his life. He’s pictured with Coach Perry Liles and Linda Jane Ramage.                                                                                                        Photo by Lisa McNeece

Coach John Lacey Wyatt still loves his Wildcats

John Lacey Wyatt was a believer in tough love during his days as a coach at Calhoun City High … [Read More...]

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Town and Country art show planned for Bruce Museum

Bruce First will be hosting a reception for the Town and Country Art Show and Sale Saturday, Oct. 7 … [Read More...]

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Griffin Motors in Banner becomes official U-Haul dealer

BANNER — U-Haul Company of Mississippi is pleased to announce that Griffin Motors has signed on as a … [Read More...]

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Hummingbirds flock by the dozen to Wilson home in Mt. Moriah

The constant hum and chirping noise on Grady Wilson’s back patio in the Mt. Moriah Community is … [Read More...]

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Five bridges in county closed after failed inspections

The list of closed bridges around Calhoun County has grown to five as inspections by federal and … [Read More...]

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‘City seeking funding for new water well in industrial park

The Calhoun City board approved its 2018 budget and agreed to seek grant funding for two major … [Read More...]

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BorgWarner expanding its Water Valley plant again

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and … [Read More...]

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Supervisors hire circuit clerk to build election database

Supervisors agreed to pay Circuit Clerk Carlton Baker $300 to build the election database for this … [Read More...]

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Cheek gives update on hospital; Taggart to speak at Chamber Banquet

Bruce Chamber of Commerce heard an update on Baptist Hospital Calhoun City from the associate … [Read More...]

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New students, teachers at Calhoun Academy this year

Calhoun Academy has several new students, along with a few new staff members. The new students are … [Read More...]

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Skuna River Fest planned for Oct. 7 on Bruce Square

“It’s not all day singing and dinner on the ground, but it’s pretty close,” says Leah McCormick of … [Read More...]

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Participating in halftime with Mississippi State’s band

Callie Cain, Anna Grace Pullen, Jacob Haire, Connor Bland, Madison May, Audrey Crocker, Caitlyn … [Read More...]

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Rowan Oak history book signing set in Coffeeville

The public is invited to an exciting book event Thursday, Sept. 28,  from 5:30-7 p.m., at Seven Oaks … [Read More...]

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Edge, Wilkie, Dunlap among panel at ‘Front Porch’ event

TAYLOR, MS –  The Conference on The Front Porch - the only conference in America devoted exclusively … [Read More...]

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Maxwell to speak at Sunday program at the courthouse

James D. ‘Jimmy’ Maxwell II, Mississippi Supreme Court Associate Justice, will be guest speaker this … [Read More...]

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Barefield, May, Jennings lead high school bands on to the field

Leadership, pride and a love for music is what this year’s drum majors at Bruce and Calhoun City … [Read More...]

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Old Field’s Craig McCormick preaches living Christ-like every day

“When I was saved in 1992, I felt like God had something special for me,” said Craig McCormick, … [Read More...]

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New ‘Y’all Vote’ online feature allows citizens to verify status, update their registration info

Among voters’ most frequently asked questions on Election Day come two surprising queries: “Am I … [Read More...]

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Support groups crucial to meeting needs of local schools

Inclement weather isn’t as big a factor in dropping off or picking up children at Bruce Elementary … [Read More...]

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Excel in Calhoun City welcomes new director

Emily Word has been working to uplift those in need ever since suffering a devastating injury that … [Read More...]

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Community “spreads gold” for 8-year-old cancer patient

The long-time complained about bumpy road to Big Creek was made beautiful last weekend. Saturday, a … [Read More...]

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Corn demo near Vardaman nets better than projected results

Harvest results were even better than anticipated in the corn demonstration conducted by the … [Read More...]

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50th anniversary gift book to be presented to Vietnam veterans

A book commemorating the 50th anniversary of service of all Mississippians in the Vietnam War is now … [Read More...]

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Sardis Lake Hosting 41st Annual Clean-Up Day

Sardis Lake of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District and Mugshots of Oxford, … [Read More...]

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Ag classes study FFA creed

Kim Moss’s Concepts of Agriculture classes have been studying the Future Farmers of America. … [Read More...]

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Phillip Brackett wears many hats – electrician, policeman and pastor

Phillip Brackett is a man of many hats. He works with Pontotoc Electric Power Association in Bruce. … [Read More...]

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James Kenneth Lee tells of walking in footsteps of great grandfather

Recently my wife (Yoli Beatrice) and I (James Kenneth Lee) toured Blakeley State Park, Alabama and … [Read More...]

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Pittsboro votes to keep millage rate same

The Pittsboro board of aldermen voted to keep their millage rate the same for the next fiscal year … [Read More...]

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Vardaman raises taxes and water rates

Vardaman board of aldermen agreed to raise taxes and water rates at the regular meeting of the board … [Read More...]

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Bruce board wants to negotiate newly proposed jail contract with the county

Mayor Rudy Pope explained to the Bruce board of aldermen Tuesday night that the cost for the town … [Read More...]

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Derma says no to felony arrests, car seizures

A discussion on impounded cars and the agreement with the town’s use of the county jail took up a … [Read More...]

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‘City citizens want stop signs gone; alderwoman says there’s no plan for town’s needs

Two citizens were on the agenda to speak to Calhoun City Mayor Amye Hill and the board of aldermen … [Read More...]

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Supervisors set jail fee for towns; Pope says alcohol petitions getting close

Calhoun County supervisors approved a request from Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope Tuesday morning to adjust … [Read More...]

Randle Wright of N&W Farms and Kay Rentzal, U.S. Sweet Potato Council visit at N&W Farms operation just north of Vardaman.

Sec. Rentzal visits Calhoun sweet potato growers

Kay Rentzal, Executive Secretary of the U.S. Sweet Potato Council, recently made visits in … [Read More...]

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Car crashes into Derma store building

Badr Alqutani inspects the damage at his store in Derma Sunday afternoon after a car crashed through … [Read More...]

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Bruce Homecoming maids and Who’s Who results

As Bruce High School’s Homecoming approaches us quickly, students and staff members are working hard … [Read More...]

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Robotics teams start building

It is a new school year, which means new teams. Every year, sports teams allow new people to join so … [Read More...]

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Cala Hendrix Tabb named Southeast Farm Mom of the Year

Cala Hendrix Tabb of Eupora was recently named the 2017 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year for the … [Read More...]

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Grace Fellowship Church ‘loves God and loves people’

John Warren is carrying a desktop computer into Grace Fellowship Church on this sunny afternoon to … [Read More...]

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Music Room Tuesdays entertain, uplift community

Walking down the sidewalk on Main Street in Vardaman on selective Tuesdays you can hear the … [Read More...]

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Hospital’s new facility will have state-of-the-art services

It will be another month before Baptist Hospital in Calhoun City is ready to open its new … [Read More...]

Plein Air artist Mark Hanson will be a featured artist in the upcoming show in Bruce.

Plein Air artists to participate in Bruce project

Plein Air is coming to Bruce, which means over the next few weeks you may see a number of artists … [Read More...]

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School accreditation grades to be released in October with choice

Superintendent Mike Moore told the school board Monday the district should receive its letter grade … [Read More...]

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Clanton appointed to Big Creek board

Kenny Clanton is the newest member of the Big Creek board of aldermen. … [Read More...]

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Ferrell retiring from head of Calhoun Baptist Association

Dr. Curtis Ferrell is retiring as director of the Calhoun Baptist Association. … [Read More...]

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Bruce High School Band performing “Pirates” show this season

It is officially football season now that school has begun, and the members of the Bruce High School … [Read More...]

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MSU field day showcases sweet potato research

Sweet potato producers, crop consultants, agricultural industry representatives and the general … [Read More...]

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Harmon named president of Regions Bank in Calhoun City

John Harmon, has been named city president for Regions Bank, Calhoun City/Houston. … [Read More...]

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Excel roasts Cortez Moss

As a third grade student, Cortez Moss, like many children, needed a boost in order to succeed in … [Read More...]

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