Ada Armstrong

Adult education, workforce development stressed at Bruce Chamber meeting

Ada Armstrong told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday that the Adult Education Center, located behind Bruce City Hall, provides a vital service for all ages. … [Read More...]

Earnest Fox

Supervisors approve budget with 1-mil tax increase and employee pay raise

Calhoun County supervisors approved the 2014-15 budget with some changes from the one presented including a 3% pay raise for employees. … [Read More...]


Yancy Library to celebrate Roald Dahl Day Saturday

Come join the fun at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library Saturday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m.-noon as we participate in the national celebration of Roald Dahl Day and the 50th anniversary of “Charlie & the … [Read More...]



Lady Wildcats earn wins over Coffeeville, Charleston

Calhoun City earned a couple of wins last week over Coffeeville and Charleston in softball action. … [Read More...]

Coach Tim Melton

Banged up Cougars head to Tuscaloosa Friday

Calhoun Academy returns to action this Friday traveling 139 miles to take on North River Christian in Tuscaloosa. … [Read More...]

Zack Cruthirds breaks through the line for a 71-yard touchdown run.

Water Valley defeats Bruce 32-21 in controversy filled game

The Bruce Trojans suffered a 32-21 loss at Water Valley Friday night, but the outcome of the game turned out to be less … [Read More...]


Hamilton pulls away late to defeat Vardaman

It seemed for one half on Friday that Vardaman had found its identity this season. … [Read More...]

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Gail Baker

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Donna and Rick Hegwood

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Front, Laura Rodgers, Patrice Powell, Jacque Russell; back, Peggy Ramsey, Linda Haire, Ruby Thompson and Peggy Higginbotham.

BHS/BMS cafeteria staff

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Tillie Gullett

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Sisters, Mildred Thompson Campbell, Minnie Thompson Tillman, Hildred Thompson Harris and Judy Horton hold a picture of their sister Dorothy “Dot” Thompson.

Sisterly Love: Thompson sisters maintain close bond with weekly trip

When the Thompson sisters get together, it’s going to result in a good time. And they have a lot of good times. … [Read More...]

Rep. Jim Beckett, Linda Haire, Susan Beckett

Rep. Beckett speaks to Republican Women

Calhoun County Republican Women met August 5, at Jeffery’s in Bruce. … [Read More...]

James Conner

Calhoun City man arrested for multiple counts of sexual battery

A Calhoun City man is being held in the Calhoun County Jail on $1 million bond after being charged with multiple counts of touching a child for lustful purposes and sexual battery. … [Read More...]

Jeff Hamilton

Vardaman board approves tax increase, takes issue with sweet potato label effort

The Vardaman board of aldermen approved a two mil tax increase Monday night and agreed to put stipulations on an effort to establish a certified label for Vardaman sweet potatoes. … [Read More...]

Laura Edwards

Chamber adding benches to Calhoun City Square

Calhoun City Chamber President Laura Edwards told the organization one of the 10-foot benches has been placed on the Calhoun City square and plans are to add seven more in the coming months. The benches are being made by the students at the Career and … [Read More...]

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Unoccupied house on McAlpine Street burns

A house trailer on McAlpine Street in Bruce last occupied by the late Ruby Evans was destroyed by fire around 1:30 a.m. this morning. … [Read More...]

Whit Casey

Whit Casey is lone qualifier for school board race

Incumbent Whit Casey will be re-elected without opposition as the district five representative on the Calhoun County School Board. … [Read More...]

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Thornton honored with Bruce Rotary Award

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for September is Lasherica Thornton. … [Read More...]

Gregg Logan

Bruce native named Chief Technology Officer at C-Spire

C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology services company and the nation's largest privately held wireless communications company, has named Gregg Logan its Chief Technology Officer. … [Read More...]


Cameron Douglas withsands the heat to entertain as Rowdy

Cameron Douglas loves to fire up the crowd, entertain and can apparently withstand really high temperatures. … [Read More...]

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Bruce board approves budget; discusses Dog Lovers’ lease and playground mulch

The Bruce board of aldermen approved their 2015 budget with a slightly smaller deficit than originally proposed at a recessed meeting Thursday night. … [Read More...]


Vardaman man arrested for bootlegging

A Vardaman man was charged with bootlegging after a tip was called in to the Sheriff’s Dept. … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Mayor Pope vetoes previously approved raises for Bruce aldermen

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope vetoed the raise that aldermen voted for themselves in a budget meeting a couple of weeks ago and the board agreed to lease land in the park to BHS for baseball purposes last night. … [Read More...]

Rob Langston

Langston seeks support from town to establish certified “Vardaman” label for sweet potatoes

Rob Langston, with Penick Produce, asked the town to support his effort to establish a “Vardaman Sweet Potatoes” certification mark. … [Read More...]


Pittsboro approves new budget with water rate increase

Pittsboro board approved the 2015 town budget following a budget hearing Tuesday night. … [Read More...]

Derma Flag Final

Derma adjusts garbage rate, adopts budget

Derma board of aldermen agreed last night to raise garbage rates $1 to match the increase from the county coming in February and adopted their 2014-2015 budget. … [Read More...]

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‘City honors Ace with room at City Hall; sets millage rate

Calhoun City’s Board of Aldermen will name their meeting room at the south end of city hall Ace’s Place for renowned citizen and musician Ace Cannon at their meeting last night. … [Read More...]


Supervisors approve garbage rate increase

Calhoun County Supervisors unanimously agreed to increase the county’s garbage fee at a meeting last Friday in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]

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Bruce Museum Seeking Old Photos

The Bruce Museum is seeking old pictures of Bruce and other items to compile for its photo library. The museum is currently working on a handful of new exhibits and is seeking more items for display. … [Read More...]

'City Policeman Tito Lopez

Active Shooter drill held at Calhoun City High School deemed a success

Early evaluations of the realistic "Active Shooter" drill conducted Friday morning at Calhoun City High School suggest the day was a success. … [Read More...]

Jeff Patton

Bruce Principals discuss reactions to the first few weeks of school

At the start of the school year BES principal Jeff Patton, BUES principal Dallas Gore, and BHS principal Michael Gillespie, were each asked a series of questions and asked to put the upcoming school year observations in their own words. … [Read More...]

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Work beginning on new permanent animal shelter

Rose Wells told the Bruce Rotary Club Wednesday that more than 200 dogs have been adopted out from the Dog Lovers League’s No-Kill Animal Shelter formed in Bruce earlier this summer. … [Read More...]

Barry Black and his son Paul

Barry Black closing in on 20 years as the voice of the Wildcats

It’s Friday night at D.L. Harrison Field, also known as “The Boneyard.” The Wildcats are getting fired up in the tunnel preparing to charge on to the field, and Barry Black is getting fired up in the press box. … [Read More...]

Dr. Jimmy G. Dobbs

Calhoun Countians should take advantage of the Tanglefoot Trail

I would like to recommend readers of this website take advantage of one of the premier recreational trails in Mississippi and the Southeast United States—the Tanglefoot Trail that covers a distance of 44 miles from Houston to New Albany--a paved path devoted … [Read More...]

Sheriff Pollan

Calhoun City High School to host “active shooter” drill Friday

Calhoun City High School will host an “active shooter drill” this Friday, Aug. 29 that will involve law enforcement from all over the region and several state agencies. … [Read More...]

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