Lorene Ferguson Murphree

Lorene Ferguson Murphree, 86, of Bruce, died January 30, 2013 at Bruce Community Living Center- Bruce. She was born May 24, 1926 in Calhoun County, the daughter of  Velton Ferguson and Ida McCormick Ferguson. She was a homemaker,  and was retired from Glenn Slacks garment plant. She was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

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Strong influences in Bruce Schools motivated Andy Schoggin to become successful principal

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Andy Schoggin didn’t grow up dreaming about becoming a high school principal, but strong influences in his life, mostly from the athletic fields at Bruce High School, motivated him to seek opportunities to impact others in a positive way.

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CEDA Banquet tonight at Methodist Corner in Calhoun City

Bill Renick

Calhoun Economic Development Association (CEDA) will host its annual banquet Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Methodist Corner on the Calhoun City Square with Bill Renick as the featured speaker.

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methodist women

Lewis Memorial United Methodist Women, Calhoun City, hosted the Tupelo District Training of the United Methodist Women with a breakfast brunch recently. There were 50 present including District Officers, from left, Michelle Boone, Pontotoc, Communications Chairman; Eller Givhan, Pontotoc, Spiritual Leader; BeBe Maxwell, Calhoun City, Social Action Chairman; Bessie Conner, Tupelo, President; Jeffie Gatlin, Tupelo, Treasurer; Bennie Harrelson, Am-ory, Secretary; Fann Bost, Amory, Nominations Chairman; Carolyn McGaughy, Oko-lona, Education and Interpretation Chairman.

Laken Shankle signs to play softball at ICC

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Bruce High School senior Laken Shankle has signed a letter of intent to play softball at Itawamba Community College.

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Calhoun Relay for Life set for April 19

Luke Parker

Calhoun County Relay For Life will be?Friday, April 19 from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 at Bruce High School football field.

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Jessie Perrigin

Jessie Dawson Perrigin, 62, of Bruce, died January 23, 2013 at BMH-Oxford. He was   born May 26, 1950 in McShan, AL, the son of Thomas Alton Perrigin, Joe Perrigin and Lewie Verl Perrigin. He was retired from Weyerhaeuser, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus.

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Trojans clinch top seed in tourney; Lady Trojans second after beating Hickory Flat

Shaq Bush gets tangled with a Hickory Flat player.

The Bruce Trojans clinched the regular season district championship Tuesday night with a 45-42 win over Hickory Flat.

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Calhoun City teams win big at Strayhorn

Antonique Jennings

Calhoun City made easy work of Strayhorn closing out the regular season district schedule with a pair of road wins Tuesday night.

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Vardaman sweeps games from Jumpertown

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Vardaman basketball teams swept a pair of games from Jumpertown Tuesday night.

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