Price of medicine getting out of control

April 26, 2007 – Several weeks ago I caught part of a “60 Minutes” program that was comparing the prices the Veterans’ Administration pays for drugs at “negotiated” prices and the price the rest of us must pay because federal law prohibits Medicare from “negotiation.”

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Bruce Trojans prepare for second round playoff series against Mantachie

By JOEL McNEECE
The Bruce Trojans made easy work of Ackerman last week in the opening round of the class 2A baseball playoffs with a two game sweep.

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Cougar golfers earn return trip to state; place third at North State

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun Academy’s golf team advanced to the state tournament with a third place finish at the North State Tournament Monday in Grenada.

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Spring football underway at Calhoun County Schools

Vardaman and Bruce hit the practice field for the first time Monday as spring football got underway.

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Jayla Hubbard completing first season as Ole Miss Lady Rebel

Jayla Hubbard, of Pittsboro, and the Ole Miss Lady Rebels are working to secure a spot in the SEC Tournament that Ole Miss will host beginning May 12.

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Devin Tillman signs basketball scholarship with Northeast Community College

Bruce High School standout Devin Tillman recently signed with the Northeast Mississippi Community College men’s basketball program.

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Lady Rams open playoffs Friday at home against Greenville-St. Joe

By JOEL McNEECE
The Vardaman Lady Rams will begin their playoff run this Friday when they host Greenville-St. Joe in the opening round of the Class 1A softball playoffs.

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John Warner

John Robert Warner, 83, of Calhoun City, died April 23, 2011 at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. He was born February 18, 1928 in Big Creek, the son of “A.V.” and Ruby Lee Carter Warner. He was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church. He was a farmer, Calhoun County Supervisor for 16 years, prison warden, and an employee of Sunbelt Management Company and Safe Security.

Gas prices inch closer to $4 mark

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun County gas prices continued to inch their way toward the $4-a-gallon mark with a current average price in the county of $3.68 per gallon for regular unleaded.

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Career and Technical Center identified as one of the best in Mississippi

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun County Schools’ Career and Technical Center is officially one of the best in the state after earning state accreditation Monday night.

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