• Sabougla Fire Department gets $2,500
  • Graduation not far away
  • Wildcats advance to Jackson


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Bruce Chamber Banquet rescheduled for March 5

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce is hosting their annual banquet at the Bruce Forestry Museum on Thursday, March 5 starting at 6:30 p.m. with a Silent Auction and hospitality. … [Read More...]


Bruce, Calhoun City teens killed in wreck, four others injured

Two Calhoun county teenagers are dead after a one car accident in Big Creek Saturday night. … [Read More...]

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Qualifying ends with 11 contested races in Calhoun County

Qualifying wrapped up Friday afternoon leaving Calhoun County with 11 contested races and seven incumbents unchallenged. … [Read More...]



Wildcats punch their ticket to Jackson with easy win over Coahoma

There were no big celebrations Saturday night as the Calhoun City Wildcats made easy work of Coahoma County 86-62 to … [Read More...]

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Lady Rams’ season ends with loss at Ray Brooks on Saturday

The Vardaman Lady Rams' season came to an end Saturday afternoon after a back-and-forth game at Ray Brooks that … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City defeats West Bolivar to advance to Jackson

ROSEDALE – The Calhoun City Lady Wildcats suffocated West Bolivar with their full court defense Friday night, … [Read More...]

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Lady Trojans’ season ends with loss at New Site

The Bruce Lady Trojans' season came to an end Friday night with a 91-25 loss at New Site. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun 4-H, FFA compete at Dixie National

Calhoun Countians earned numerous honors during the Dixie National Livestock Show in Jackson. … [Read More...]

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Beauties and Beaus crowned at Calhoun City

The annual Beauty Reviews were held Feb. 9 and Feb. 12  in the Calhoun City High School auditorium. … [Read More...]

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Approximately 1,700 still without power in South Calhoun

Nearly 50 employees with various electric power associations are working in Calhoun right now to restore power to approximately 1,700 people. … [Read More...]

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New cheerleaders at Bruce High School, Junior High announced

BHS’s 2015-2016 cheer squad will be made up of 12 girls who stood out to the judges. … [Read More...]

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Massey earns honor from local Art Council

Joe Massey has been named  Bruce Arts Council’s Artist of the Week. … [Read More...]


Bruce Chamber Banquet postponed; Vardaman playoff game still on; School cancelled for Friday

Thursday's Bruce Chamber Banquet is cancelled and Calhoun County Schools will remain closed on Friday due to many Calhoun Countians still without power and more freezing expected tonight. … [Read More...]

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Book of stories about Dr. Edmondson due out in November

A book featuring a collection of stories about the late Dr. J.S. Edmondson of Vardaman, is scheduled to be published this November. … [Read More...]

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Kidney donor Laura Hellums Lee gives organ, new chance at life for friend

Getting to know your neighbors can pay off in many ways, sometimes in the form of an organ. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun declares “state of emergency” due to hazardous conditions, curfew imposed

Calhoun County has declared a state of emergency and are enacting a curfew tonight from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. tomorrow. … [Read More...]


‘Trash Bag Gang’ pleads, ‘City pharmacies included

Three members of the “trash bag gang” have been sentenced for crimes in several counties across the state including Calhoun, according to MBN Director Sam Owens and Attorney General Jim Hood. … [Read More...]

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Pittsboro’s first package store two months away from opening

Mike Winter said it will be at least two months before the county’s first liquor store is ready to open. … [Read More...]


Coaches ask for supplement increase, show pay comparison to area schools

Football coaches from Calhoun City and Bruce addressed the school board Monday night seeking an increase in supplements while presenting a list of significantly higher supplements paid by schools they routinely compete against. … [Read More...]


Calhoun still under winter storm watch; snow predicted for Wednesday

The threat of snow, sleet and ice has wreaked havoc on Calhoun County the past week, and the National Weather Service says there’s more to come. … [Read More...]

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Four more candidates enter races as qualifying deadline looms

Four new candidates have entered Calhoun County races as qualifying for the 2015 elections has turned down the home stretch. … [Read More...]

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Appeals Court Judge Jimmy Maxwell, who has Calhoun County ties, has announced he will not be running for the U.S. House of Representatives. … [Read More...]


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Calhoun County Schools dismiss early; area playoff games cancelled

The threat of snow, sleet, and/or ice has forced the early dismissal of school, cancelled all playoff basketball games scheduled for tonight involving Calhoun County teams, and keeps the county under a "winter weather advisory" through Tuesday afternoon. … [Read More...]

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Plans underway for Bruce prom at Memphis Zoo

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Yancy Library to host Game Day Feb. 24

Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce Tuesday, Feb. 24  from 4-5 p.m. for an after school game day. … [Read More...]


Bruce Juniorettes “stand in the street for a cure”

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Career Center’s first year Robotics team qualifies for state competition

The competition is intense while exhilarating at the same time. “It’s kind of a battle of wits,” said Ethan Straider. “We get to use our minds and imagination to build robots and compete against other people.” … [Read More...]

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Wild hogs are taking over

Steven Tucker with the MSU Extension Service said wild hogs are a “nuisance species” and explained how it will take a massive, coordinated effort to get the constantly growing population under control. … [Read More...]

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Boyd, Clark are latest to join sheriff’s race

Two more candidates entered the sheriff’s race over the past week, making it the largest field among all races thus far entering the final week of qualifying. … [Read More...]

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Randy Skinner was appointed deputy emergency coordinator for the county by the board of supervisors last week. … [Read More...]


Calhoun under winter storm watch for through Monday

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