Judge Lackey Looks Back On His Career

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Outside Mississippi’s 3rd Judicial District, Henry Lackey is best known as the judge whose integrity and intrepidness led to the downfall of famed trial lawyer Dickie Scruggs and several colleagues.

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Bills Would Trim Pay and Shrink Legislature

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Mississippi legislators are considering whether to temporarily cut their own pay and to permanently reduce the size of the House and Senate.

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Bruce Native Inducted Into Asphalt Hall of Fame

Bruce native Dr. Ray Brown, a research civil engineer in the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Miss., has been named the recipient of the Roll of Honor Award from the Asphalt Institute and has also been named to the Hot Mix Asphalt Hall of Fame by the National Asphalt Pavement Assoc-iation (NAPA). 

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Pettys Prefer The Simple Life

By JOEL McNEECE
L.J. Petty is a simple man. He believes in work, family and church and not necessarily in that order.
Petty, 73, has lived his entire life almost within a rock-throw of where he lives now – west of Pittsboro on CR 200. He actually has a Big Creek address.

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Susan Hardin

Susan Steele Hardin of Calhoun City calls herself a “dessert fanatic.”?Like so many, she says sweets are her weakness. She always keeps a dessert made and her family is spoiled to homemade. When she and Tony married, sweets were the only thing she could make, so she would go to the store, buy groceries, then call her mother, Mary Steele, to ask her how to fix whatever meat she had bought, and she always had a good recipe.

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Bruce Takes Two From Vardaman

By JOEL McNEECE
Bruce jumped out to a 26-3 lead after the first period against Vardaman Tuesday night, and it only got worse from there for the Rams.
Bruce led 40-9 at the half and finished the game with a 71-23 victory.

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Calhoun City Makes Easy Work Of West Lowndes

By JOEL McNEECE
The number one ranked Calhoun City Wildcats suffered no let-down after their defeat of Okolona last weekend. Tuesday night they rolled over West Lowndes 90-63.

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Wildcats Defeat Okolona In Battle Of Number Ones

By JOEL McNEECE
The Calhoun City Wildcats put an exclamation point on their number one ranking in Class 2A Saturday night with a 71-66 win over Okolona.

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Lady Trojans Remain Unbeaten In Region

By JOEL McNEECE
Wins over West Lowndes, Coffeeville and Saltillo last week kept the Lady Trojans rolling as post-season play approaches.

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Lady Rams Roll Over Tremont, Caledonia

By JOEL McNEECE
The Vardaman Lady Rams continued their solid play of late defeating Caledonia and Tremont last week.

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