Frances Lucille Head Watson, 96, of Pittsboro, died April 29, 2013 at Bruce Community Living Center. She was born February 21, 1917, the daughter of John Roy Head and Bessie Bell?Head. She was a retired Kellwood factory worker, and a member of Duncan Hill Baptist Church.
Harold Howell, 83, of Blue Mountain, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Tippah County Hospital Nursing Home in Ripley. He was born November 27, 1929, in Banner to Dexter and Uvee Spradling Howell. He was a retired employee of the Farmers Home Administration, U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of First Baptist Church.
The annual Sawmill Festival Queen tea, sponsored by Bruce Twentieth Century Club, was held Sunday at the Bruce Museum. Contestants included, from left, Brittany Griffin, Courtney Hubbard, Rebecca McCord, and Elizabeth Hathorne. Hathorne was selected Sawmill Queen and was crowned by last year’s winner, Nicole Duke, right. McCord was named runner-up. Elizabeth is the daughter of Daniel Hathorne and Christi Brown. Photo by Celia Hillhouse
The Calhoun County School board hired two new principals in Bruce and announced the third principal position would likely open soon during Monday's meeting of the board in Pittsboro.
A new iPhone app recently released gives citizens unique access to information from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department.
Ellar Hankins, 68, of Bruce, died April 27, 2013 at Calhoun County Health Services. Belle Memorial Funeral Home, Bruce, is in charge of arrangements.
Ricky Henry, 53 of Decatur, MS, died Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Decatur, MS.
Legislation that would allow the University of Mississippi Medical Center to take over a hospital in Grenada has been signed into law.
Saturday was a winless day for Calhoun County softball and baseball teams with three teams seeing their seasons come to an end.