No agreement on State Budget, Education Funding; More Cuts Possible Before End Of Fiscal Year

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi budget writers exchanged sharp words Friday but came no closer to deciding how much money they’ll restore to schools, prisons and other government services.

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South Pontotoc Tops Lady Rams 19-3

The Vardaman Lady Rams fell to South Pontotoc 19-3 Friday night to open the fast-pitch softball season.

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Supervisors Investigate Progress On Courtroom

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun County Supervisors had a rather tame meeting Friday morning.

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Moore On The Mound For Delta State

Jordan Moore, of Calhoun City, closed out Delta State’s first home baseball game against Montevallo, Alabama on Feb. 16.

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Judge Lackey Entertains; Higdon Receives Chamber’s Top Award

By JOEL McNEECE
Judge Henry Lackey entertained with his unique story-telling, Randy Baker accepted the gavel, and Debbie Higdon was presented with the top award to cap the Bruce Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Banquet.

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Calhoun City Hosting “Spring Fling” Tonight

The Calhoun City Chamber will be hosting a “Spring Fling” Thursday, Feb. 25 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at The Methodist Corner on the ‘City Square.

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Gov. Barbour Vetoes Bill Restoring Some Education Cuts

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has followed through on his promise to veto a bill that would’ve restored more than one-fifth of the budget cuts he has made.

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PEPA Celebrating 75th Anniversary

Pontotoc Electric Power Association in Bruce will hold Open House Monday, March 1 in coordination with the Association’s 75th Anniversary.

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Alecia Hughes Todd

Dressing is the one thing Alecia Hughes Todd of Bruce is most proud to have learned how to make. Her mother Joyce  gave her instructions over the phone and told her to just “keep on tasting it.” Alecia always makes her dressing the night before serving it, and her ingredients, besides chicken, include cream of chicken and cream of celery soups, chicken broth, poultry seasoning, sage, pepper, onion, butter and sour cream.

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Bruce Hosts Students Verses Staff

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The 2010 Bruce Lady Trojans won a challenge against Bruce High School teachers and staff 6-2 last Saturday. It was the first of a double-header between students and teachers. Saturday afternoon the 2010 Trojan baseball team defeated the staff 10-3. Pictured is Lee Hubbard squaring around to attempt a bunt against her daughter Jordan Robertson who was pitching for the Lady Trojans. Photo by Celia Hillhouse