Vardaman’s Jones Signs With Hinds

Vardaman Senior Jicobe Jones signed a track scholarship with Hinds Community College Monday morning.

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Marks Finishes Second At APA Raw Nationals

PTW Fitness of Bruce  was well represented at the APA Raw Nationals. Owner Yarnell Marks and sponsored lifter Joe Morrow, of Amory, both finished in the top two.  

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Lady Trojans End Season With Win Against Hatley

By JOEL McNEECE
The Bruce Lady Trojans end-ed their season last week with an 18-14 victory over Hatley.

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Lady Rams End Season With Victory

By JOEL McNEECE
The Vardaman Lady Rams concluded their season last week with a dominating performance against Houlka.

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County Tracksters Competing For Berth in State Meet

By JOEL McNEECE
Track athletes from Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman are all competing over the next several weekends toward earning a berth at the state championships.

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Wildcats End Season With Narrow Loss

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun City’s Wildcats concluded the baseball season last week with a close loss to Ackerman.

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Alumni Football Game Moved To May 22

By JOEL McNEECE
The Bruce vs Calhoun City Alumni football game has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 22.

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Never Get Enough Calhoun County History

I’ve always been a sucker for history. I’ve tried many times to envision what it was like to go in the Bruce Company Store and have the cashier take my money and drop it in the container sliding back on the cable to the second story business office. I’ve tried to imagine what it must have been like at the depot with the train rolling through downtown Vardaman or the Calhoun City Square in the first half of the 20th Century when it was the center of business for so many. It’s that fascination that got me excited last week at Rotary when Debbie Dunn dropped an envelope in front of me and said, “I thought you’d enjoy that.”

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Mike Hamblin

Michael Eugene Hamblin Jr., 24, of Byhalia, died April 22, 2010 at his home. He was an artist and a carpenter. He graduated from Byhalia High School and Northwest MS Community College. He was appointed godfather to Stephanie Berry, the daughter of Daniel and Sandra Berry. He made a profession of faith at an early age at the First Baptist Church of Byhalia.

Becky Mitchell

Rebecca ‘Becky’ Mitchell, 81, of Eupora, died Saturday, April 24, 2010 at NMMC in Tupelo. She was born May 28, 1928 in Calhoun County. She was a retired postmaster at MUW in Columbus. She was a member of Eupora First United Methodist Church.