• Calhoun City advances to North Half Championship
  • Wildcats defeat Trojans 28-14
  • ‘City tops Bruce


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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 … [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...]



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...]


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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Calhoun Academy sweeps games at Strider

Calhoun Academy swept a pair of games from Strider Thursday night. … [Read More...]

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West Union takes two from Vardaman

West Union swept a pair of games from Vardaman Tuesday night. … [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...]

Allen Dearing

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

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Renee Stegall

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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...]

Judy Sinnwell

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...]

Jim Beckett

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...]


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...]

AM Zeidman

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...]

Angie Owen

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...]

Bruce band captains, from left, Kim Ratliff, Kayde  Coleman, Chelsea Tillman, Aleta Brown, Anfernee Taylor, Katelyn Swanson, Jadwin Manuel, Torie Patton, Taylor Haire, McKenzie Morris and Caitlin McCormick. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce band earns high marks in competition

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


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...]


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...]


Bruce born author to speak at Brown Bag Luncheon

Join us at the Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce Tuesday, Nov. 18 at noon for a Brown Bag Luncheon with Mississippi author Laurie Parker. … [Read More...]


Wear gray ribbon Nov. 14 for diabetes support

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and this disease is not an easy one to handle. Diabetes causes long term effects on the body, heart, eyes, kidneys, and digestive system. There are two types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. … [Read More...]


Robert Gosa served his country and now serves fellow veterans

Robert Gosa has spent virtually his entire life in service to his country and fellow veterans. … [Read More...]

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2nd Annual Egg Bowl Run scheduled for Nov. 24

ROTC cadets from Ole Miss and Mississippi State will come together on the Calhoun City Square on Monday, Nov. 24 for the 2nd annual Egg Bowl Run. … [Read More...]


Calhoun County Christmas parades just around the corner

We’re only three weeks away from Christmas Parade season getting underway around Calhoun County. … [Read More...]

WORLD WAR II Veterans, from left, Charles Terry, James Pratt and Rupert Lunceford salute during the Pledge of Allegiance at the Calhoun City Veterans’ Day program.  Photo by Joel McNeece

Veterans’ Day speakers call for honoring the past and teaching for the future

Veterans’ Day speakers in Bruce and Calhoun City emphasized honoring generations of the past while working to uplift future generations at the same time. … [Read More...]

High School reading Fair winners.

Academy students excel at Reading Fair

Calhoun Academy recently hosted its annual reading fair for grades 4th - 12th. The reading fair was held in the gymnasium on Oct. 28. … [Read More...]


Bruce Elementary releases honor roll

Bruce Elementary School announces their first nine weeks honor roll: … [Read More...]


Byers, Luther to meet in Nov. 25 runoff

The 2014 election season isn’t quite over as Calhoun Countians will return to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 25 to determine a winner in the circuit judge race. … [Read More...]

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Veterans’ Day programs scheduled for Tuesday

Bruce and Calhoun City will host their annual Veterans’ Day programs Tuesday on the respective squares. … [Read More...]

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Annual awards presented at Sweet Potato Festival Banquet

Peggy Whiteside of Water Valley took home the top cooking honor and MSU Extension Service Director Dr. Gary Jackson was honored with the annual Tater Boy Award at the 41st annual Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival Banquet Saturday night. … [Read More...]

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