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Chris Williams was hooked from his first fire training experience

Chris Williams never dreamed of becoming a fireman, but the idea of being able to help people did appeal to him. “I just knew the main objective of the fire department was to help people and that … [Read More...]

Stan Evans

Bruce approves water rate increase; alderman asks of citizens complaints about police

The Bruce board unanimously approved a water rate increase Tuesday night. … [Read More...]

J.R. Denton

Calhoun City approves budget that includes a new fire truck

With the exception of buying a new fire truck, Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton reported at their board meeting that the new budget is the same as last year. … [Read More...]



ICC to host baseball showcase in September

Itawamba Community College head baseball coach Rick Collier announced the program will host a showcase for upcoming … [Read More...]

Rick Cleveland

Priester’s great promise never realized

This was the last day of August, 1965, 50 years ago. The Ole Miss Rebels had gathered for their first official practice. … [Read More...]

Bruce QB Wesley Ross

Bruce’s Wesley Ross showing athleticism as he carries the Trojans

Wesley Ross doesn’t have the hulking figure that draws attention of recruiters from big-time college football programs.  … [Read More...]


Tillman makes the tackle

Former Bruce Trojan Deshawn Tillman had a strong game for No. 1-ranked East Mississippi Community College during their … [Read More...]

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Vardaman board agrees to keep same water rates

Vardaman board of aldermen voted to keep water rates the same at the regular meeting of the board last night. … [Read More...]

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Derma board approves $1 million budget

Derma aldermen adopted their budget of $1,067,497 at a brief meeting last night. … [Read More...]

Ken Camp

Camp joins district three school board race

The special election for the district three school board seat now has three qualifiers with the deadline approaching this Friday. … [Read More...]


Pope joins school board during extremely brief meeting

Rudy Pope, of Bruce, was sworn in as the new district three representative on the Calhoun County School Board during an extremely brief meeting in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]


Calhoun City man killed, another injured in early morning accident in Grenada County

An early morning automobile accident in Grenada County claimed the life of a Calhoun City fireman and injured another. … [Read More...]

Barbara New Pic

Barbara Goodson still fulfilling her need to serve her community

Barbara Goodson learned early in her professional career that service was her true calling. “I’m just service oriented,” she said. “I really enjoy it.” … [Read More...]

Zachary Bennett

Bruce native earns Ashton B. Carter coin from secretary of defense

Airman First Class Zachary Bennett, a native of Bruce, recently received the Ashton B. Carter secretary of defense challenge coin. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun kids earn honors at Union County Goat Show

Calhoun County 4-Hers excelled in competition recently at the Union County Goat Show. … [Read More...]

Mikayla Shelton

Shelton is new editor of Skuna River Review

Mikayla Shelton just began her fourth year of reporting for the Skuna River Review. Along with contributing to the weekly newspaper, she has recently taken on the duty of the editor. … [Read More...]


Enrollment down at all Calhoun schools except VHS

All Calhoun County Schools show a slight decrease in enrollment so far this school year compared to last, with the exception of Vardaman High School. … [Read More...]

Gwin Longest

Longest narrowly defeats Ferguson in D3 supervisor runoff

Incumbent District Three Supervisor Gwin Longest narrowly defeated challenger Justin Ferguson in Tuesday’s runoff to advance to the Nov. 3 general election. … [Read More...]


Supervisors adjust budget figures to lessen tax increase

Calhoun County Supervisors voted to decrease the county’s tax millage for the next fiscal year by more than three mils in an attempt to minimize the potential increase of property taxes. … [Read More...]


Third arrest made in Calhoun City robbery, shooting case as victim improves

A third man has been arrested in the burglary and shooting case that put a Calhoun City woman in the hospital last week. … [Read More...]


Calhoun unemployment at lowest level in nearly two decades

Calhoun County unemployment continues to decline to lowest levels in nearly two decades according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. … [Read More...]


Weeks joins Brown in school board race

The special election for the district three school board seat now has two qualifiers. … [Read More...]


Accidents claim lives of two Calhoun men in past 24 hours

Accidents have claimed the lives of two Calhoun County men within the past 24 hours. … [Read More...]


Arrowheads fascination keeps Luke Andrews hunting

Luke Andrews’ fascination with finding arrowheads began five years ago while fishing in the Skuna River with his brother Chester Dover. … [Read More...]


Longest, Ferguson supervisor runoff is Tuesday; Brown is first to qualify for school board

Supervisor Gwin Longest and challenger Justin Ferguson will square off in a runoff next Tuesday, Aug. 25 in the Democratic Primary. … [Read More...]


Title IX complaint filed by Bruce parents; no word on investigation

Bruce High School, the Calhoun County School District, nor the complainant have received any notification of a potential investigation regarding Title IX compliance. … [Read More...]

Barney Wade

Supervisors working on budget, property taxes could increase

A significant increase in the assessed value of the county has Calhoun County Supervisors in a quandary. Their intentions were to keep the same tax millage rate as last year, but the increased valuation will result in a property tax increase for most … [Read More...]

Stephen Myers

Sweet Potato Field Day set for Aug. 27

Sweet potato producers, researchers, industry representatives and crop consultants are invited to attend a field day Thursday, Aug. 27. … [Read More...]

Randy Baker

Baker updates chamber on new bank; Friday deadline for chamber secretary applicants

Randy Baker told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday that they hoped to be fully operational at Calhoun Banking Center in the next few weeks while the permanent bank facility is still “30-60 days from construction starting.” … [Read More...]


Arrests made in case where Calhoun City woman shot multiple times during burglary

Two Calhoun City men have been arrested and charged with attempted murder following a home invasion early Monday morning in which a female resident was shot multiple times. … [Read More...]

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Derma to host public hearing on proposed budget Aug. 25

Derma will host a public hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 25 regarding their proposed $1.06 million budget for the next fiscal year. … [Read More...]

U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly

U.S. Rep. Kelly talks about Washington experience, issues on tour of Calhoun County

U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly visited with Calhoun Countians on Wednesday sharing his early experiences in Washington and answering questions at events in Bruce and Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

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Susan Hardin and daughters turn gift pillows into business

Susan Hardin, of Calhoun City, has always considered herself a creative person. Now she’s getting to practice that creativity like never before with her new family business – The Little Birdie. … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Sewer improvement project almost complete; well problems persist

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope said the $1 million sewer improvement project is nearing completion, but the city is still wrestling with problems with two of its wells. … [Read More...]


Qualifying opens for school board post; absentee voting starts for supervisor runoff

Qualifying is underway for the district three school board position and absentee voting should begin later this week for the Aug. 25 runoff election for district three supervisor. … [Read More...]


Vaughn, Hunter named new librarians in Bruce, Calhoun City

Janice Vaughn and Debbie Hunter were approved last week as the new librarians in Bruce and Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

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‘City Chamber unveils first painted “Ace” sign

Calhoun City Chamber President Laura Edwards showed the first Ace sign to be installed around town during the organization’s monthly meeting Tuesday. … [Read More...]

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