School Board Approves Tax Increase

Calhoun County School Board approved a 4% ad valorem tax increase for the county at a budget hearing Monday night. State law authorizes the school board to raise taxes up to three mills without consent from the county board of supervisors.

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Vandals Damage Offices At Calhoun City High School

Calhoun City Police and state investigators have three suspects in a break-in of the Calhoun City High School offices.
‘City Policeman Greg Pollan said the break-in occurred late in the night Wednesday, June 18 or early the next morning.

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‘Not Guilty’ Pleas Entered At Arraignments

Judge Lackey presided over a special called day for arraignments last
week, stemming from indictments handed down by the Grand Jury May 16.

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CEDA To Host Open House

CEDA (Calhoun Economic Development Association) will host an open house at its new office on the Pittsboro Square.

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Mississippi Officials Probe String Of Church Burglaries

Officials say tens of thousands of dollars worth of musical equipment,
air conditioners and other items have been swiped from more than 50
churches during the past few weeks in northern Mississippi.

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Nancy Ferguson

For Nancy Ferguson of Bruce, Sunday lunch is a regular event, and one
thing her five grandchildren all ask for is her caramel cake. They also
tell her they’d rather have her cooking than go to the Sonic.

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Gay Tedford

Gay Tedford of Bruce loves to cook when she has the time. She is a
cookbook collector and has stacks and stacks of them to prove it.

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Mercedes Has Lots Of Miles Left

Cliff D. Shepherd, a regular subscriber of our Bruce newspaper,
recently sent an article from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about a
Johns Creek man who had more than a million miles on his old Mercedes.

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Bruce To Host High School Tournament This Week

Bruce and Calhoun City high school baseball teamns split games last week. They could likely meet again this week when they both compete in the Bruce Baseball Tournament at Trojan Field.

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Local Golfers Win MJGA Event in Greenwood

Two Calhoun County golfers took top honors in the 7-9-year-old division of the Greenwood Invitational MJGA tournament last week.

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