Bruce’s Carrasco Recalls His Days As Professional Soccer Player in Mexico

By JOEL McNEECE
Javier Carrasco recalls the roaring crowds, electric atmosphere and the bitter competition with great fondness. For more than 10 years Carrasco, owner of Veracruz Mexican Restaurant in Bruce, played professional soccer in his home country.

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Vardaman Teen Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash

By JOEL?McNEECE
A Vardaman teen was killed in a two-vehicle accident involving a cement truck on Hwy. 8 last Wednesday (July 28) morning.

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Toni Hall Clements

When Toni Hall Clements of Bruce is in the mood to cook, she looks through her cookbooks, plans meals for the week, makes a big list, and hits the grocery store. Husband Chase and daughter Chloe are picky eaters, so when Toni finds something they like, she sticks with it. Before she married, her  only specialty was baked pork chops, macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes, which she still makes. She also cooks spaghetti, but wishes she could make the sauce like Chase’s grandmother, Josie Murphree. “None of the family can make it like Mrs. Josie,” Toni said.

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Getting Ready For Neshoba Fair Never Well Coordinated

July 31, 2003 – Getting ready for the Neshoba County Fair, in progress this week, has never been very well coordinated. It really begins in the spring when we check for winter damage from rain, freezing temperatures, and insect damage. Then nearer to fair time the place is cleaned, the dirty linen carried home from the previous fair is returned, and cooking begins at home.

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Addi Claire Amps Things Up At Mississippi’s Giant House Party

It’s amazing how exhausting a 20-pound, 2-foot, irresistible little girl can be when you’re carrying, chasing, watching or following her around the Neshoba County Fairgrounds.

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Football Practice Gets Underway

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Calhoun County high school football teams hit the practice fields this week to begin preparations for the upcoming season. Conditioning was a major part of all the practices on Monday, as shown here by the Calhoun City Wildcats.

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Trojans Participate In State Games

Bruce Trojan baseball players Jay King and Chase Clark recently competed in the State Games in Meridian.

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Chicks Earn Third At USFA World Series

Jessica, Janey Laine, and Jeremy Aron, of Bruce, were members of the Chicks with Sticks softball team that finished third in the 2010 USFA World Series in Panama City Beach FL, July 11-17.

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Coffey, Primer Play In AAU Nationals

Calhoun City Wildcats Tabarrius Coffey and Tavion Primer recently played basketball in the AAU?Tournament in Aikens, South Carolina.

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No Smokinbg At Youth Sporting Events

Athletes and spectators attending Mississippi youth sporting events will now enjoy smokefree air, thanks to recent legislation.

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