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Bruce cheerleaders led a Homecoming pep rally Thursday night on the Square. Pictured, from left, are Shekiva Petty, Elizabeth Whitten, Kaylynn Hubbard and Anna Leise Tedford. Friday’s Homecoming festivities will begin at 7 p.m. prior to the Trojans’ football game with Walnut. Photo by Joel McNeece

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Funeral services for long-time Calhoun County educator Aubrey Enochs will be this Sunday. Enochs died Monday, Sept. 22 at Sanctuary Hospice House. He was 94.

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Bruce High School will celebrate homecoming Friday, Sept. 28 when the Trojans host Walnut. The four senior maids up for queen are, from left, Span Ingram, Morgan Ellard, Shekiva Petty and Hannah Burt. The queen will be crowned in a pregame ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. There will be a Homecoming Parade today at 6 p.m. from the school to the Square where a pep rally will be held. Photo by Joel McNeece

Tree diggers Freddy and Judy Martin about to hit busy season

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“When it’s too cold and nasty to do anything else, that’s when we go to work,” said Freddy Martin, owner of Shade Tree Farm in Banner.

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Calhoun countians compete in Delta State half triathlon

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Laura Wells Brower, Jody and Casey Clark, and Abby Hillhouse Rea, all of Bruce, participated in a half triathlon at Delta?State University last Saturday.

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Trojans, Wildcats, Rams and Cougars all appear in various football polls

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All four county schools – Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman and Calhoun Academy, show up in a different spot in various high school football polls.

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Bruce, Calhoun City split softball double header

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Bruce and Calhoun City split a slow pitch softball double-header last Thursday.

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Horns, pony tails add to NFL experience in Minnesota

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There I stood, in the middle of the Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis, with a helmet on my head with long white horns protruding upward. Coming out the sides of the helmet, hanging down below my shoulders were long, blonde, braided pony tails. And I actually allowed a picture to be made of myself in this ridiculous get-up.

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Calhoun City’s M.D. Jennings in center of referee controversy

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Calhoun City’s M.D. Jennings has become the poster boy for the cause to end the NFL referee strike. Jennings, who plays for the Green Bay Packers, got robbed on a call Monday night.

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Internet sales tax debate to continue, federal and state

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STARKVILLE – The combination of strained government budgets at every level, a stagnant economy, and rising food and fuel costs will force policy makers to confront every possible source of government revenue save a straightforward tax increase.

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