Martha Pounds Wilson, 74, of Fort Stockton, Tx., died September 27, 2008. She was born February 10, 1933 in Jacksboro, Tx., the daughter of Farris Pounds and Hazel Gillam.
Reba “Mama Reba” Hawkins has been working with a girls’ group home in
Bruce for 21 years and part of what she does is help them learn to cook.
Next week will be the last on the square for Calhoun City’s City Hall.
The offices have been located in the old Factory Connection building on
the west side of the square for the past nine months, but they will
close Oct. 12-17 to make the move back home to the newly renovated
complex on South Monroe street.
Chancellor Khayat drew the first 10 names from the Leadership Lottery,
followed by various staff members. My name was the tenth called from
the Passport Lottery.
I learned last weekend that the Mississippi River is neither mighty nor muddy in Minneapolis-St. Paul, but it is quite scenic.
Calhoun City took number one ranked East Webster to the limit last Friday night, coming up inches short of victory.
Coming off one of their best performances in a win over Baldwyn, the
Bruce Trojans put forth one of their worst in a 14-7 loss to Class 4A
Center Hill last Friday. Bruce beat Center Hill 41-20 last season at Trojan Field, but the
lethargic Trojans never gained any traction in DeSoto County and
suffered their second loss of the season.
It was business as usual for the Vardaman Rams last Friday as they
rolled through East Oktibbeha 35-0 to stay unbeaten in region play
heading into this Friday’s showdown with number one ranked East Webster.