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Yoste, Kelly to speak at Memorial Day Programs in Calhoun City, Bruce

Memorial Day programs are set for Bruce and Calhoun City on Monday, May 25 with Geoffrey Yoste and Trent Kelly scheduled to speak. … [Read More...]

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Jennifer Langford finds rewarding career, passion for art at Ole Miss

If you want to book an event at the largest hotel in Oxford, then you call Calhoun City native Jennifer Langford. … [Read More...]

From left, Rep. Jim Beckett, CEDA Director Sheila Freely, Bruce Gifted Teacher Jody Clark, Calhoun City Gifted Teacher Laurie Denley, Vardaman Gifted Teacher Jill Caples, Bruce Gifted Teacher Denise Hall, Vardaman Gifted Teacher Amy Edmondson, Engineering & Robotics Instructor Jennifer Bennett, Career Center Director Kyle Clark, and Mike Walker of AT&T.

Career Center expanding robotics program to 8th-9th grades

The Calhoun County Career and Technical Center’s award winning robotics program will now be expanded to include 8th and 9th grade students, the result of a $5,000 gift from the Mississippi Chapter … [Read More...]



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Warriors baseball team members are, front, from left, Jackson Schmitz, Karon Hooper, Jayke Logan, Fisher Gulledge and … [Read More...]


Bruce, Calhoun City players to play in football all star game tonight in Booneville

Northeast Mississippi Community College welcomes the finest prep gridiron standouts in the area to campus on Wednesday … [Read More...]

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Deflategate doesn’t mean much to me

First things first about the so-called Deflate-gate controversy: Can we please stop including the -gate ending for any … [Read More...]


Rams conclude spring football at H.W. Byers

The Vardaman Rams concluded spring football practice Thursday night with a jamboree at H.W. Byers. … [Read More...]

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Bruce, Vardaman, Calhoun City graduations this Friday, Saturday

More than 150 Calhoun County students are scheduled to receive their high school diplomas this weekend in commencement exercises at Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman. … [Read More...]

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Final totals released from May 12 special election; Zinn, Kelly prepare for June 2 runoff

The official recapitulation of Calhoun County votes were released today from the May 12 special election in which Trent Kelly and Walter Zinn, Jr. advanced to the June 2 runoff. … [Read More...]

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Kelley speaks to gathering in Bruce on Rails to Trails possibilities

Three Rivers Planning and Development Director Randy Kelley told a group of citizens attending a Rails To Trails meeting in Bruce last week that the Tanglefoot Trail from Houston to New Albany has been a tremendous project for this area. … [Read More...]


Yoda Creek Golf Club has a new owner, new name

Yoda Creek Golf Club has a new owner and name. Kimmy Murphree, owner of Murphree Frame Supply in Bruce, purchased the golf course a week ago and has renamed it “Creekside.” … [Read More...]

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Personnel matters fill school board agenda for Thursday night

A long list of personnel moves dominate the agenda for Thursday’s school board meeting in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]

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Weyerhaeuser turn lane project still months away

It will likely be this fall before construction on the turn lane for Weyerhaeuser on Hwy. 9 in Bruce begins. … [Read More...]

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Historic Countiss House burns in Bruce

The historic Countiss Home off Hwy. 32 at the western city limits of Bruce was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon. … [Read More...]

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Bruce board authorizes appraisals as they explore new land for rubbish site

The Bruce Board of Aldermen agreed to have three appraisals done on some property the town is considering buying for a rubbish landfill. … [Read More...]

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Chamber prioritizes effort to improve appearance, business recruitment in Bruce

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce began developing a plan Monday to raise more funds to allow for a number of projects including improving the appearance around town, expanding offerings at the Bruce Museum and a reinvigorated retail recruitment and town marketing … [Read More...]

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More than three inches of rain, tornado scare in county over weekend

Calhoun County remains under a flash flood watch as more rain is expected to continue falling over the coming days. … [Read More...]

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Houston man killed in Chickasaw wreck

A Houston man was pronounced dead at the scene of a wreck in Houston around noon in Chickasaw County. … [Read More...]

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Tillman earns leadership award from Bruce Rotary Club

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for May is Ramon Tillman. … [Read More...]

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Bruce native Butch Ruth still practices old style photography

Euphus Ruth, Jr., better known as “Butch” to those who grew up with him in Bruce, is an accomplished photographer who currently lives and works in the Delta region of Mississippi with Greenville being his home base. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City student earns admission to MSMS

John Wells, of Calhoun City, has been admitted into the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science. … [Read More...]

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Derma woman transported to hospital after trailer fire

A Derma woman was transported by ambulance to the hospital after she was found lying on the ground outside her burning trailer in Derma. … [Read More...]

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Nursing Home Week at Bruce Community Living Center

Bruce Community Living Center is celebrating Nursing Home Week with an array of activities all week long. … [Read More...]

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Cliff Easley Jr. takes pride in career as “country lawyer,” cattleman

Cliff Easley, Jr. considers himself a “country lawyer” and a cattleman –two professions he takes great pride in that complement each other. … [Read More...]

Pictured at the Edmondson home in Vardaman are, from left, Vice President and METAvivor co-founder C.J. Comeliussen-Jones, Bettye and Carter Edmondson, and Lisa Schofield of METAvivor.

METAvivor founder visits Vardaman on national tour

Bettye Edmondson recently hosted a team from Metavivor – an all volunteer, non-profit organization that funds research and support  for Stage IV metastatic breast cancer – at her Vardaman home. The Vardaman visit was part of a national tour the group is … [Read More...]

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Chorus Concert “Broadway” is Thursday night at CCHS

The theme for the 2015 Chorus Concert will be Broadway, featuring well known songs from Broadway shows. … [Read More...]

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Rails to Trails meeting set for Thursday in Bruce

A “Rails to Trails” meeting will be held Thursday, May 14 at Bruce City Hall at 5:30 p.m. … [Read More...]

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Twenty-three students in the county stopped by “Reading Gate”

Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman Elementary Schools learned Friday the results of the third-grade reading assessment, showing how many students from each school face retention due to the state’s new Literacy-Based Promotion Act. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City SquareFest is May 29-30; Chamber banquet set for June 9

The Calhoun City Chamber spent Tuesday preparing for upcoming events such as SquareFest on May 29-30 and the annual banquet June 9. … [Read More...]


Kelly carries Calhoun; Zinn finishes second

With all 10 precincts reporting, Trent Kelly of Saltillo carried Calhoun County in Tuesday's special election for U.S. Congress with Walter Zinn finishing second. … [Read More...]

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Vardaman man hit by truck, killed in Oktibbeha County

A Vardaman was killed in Oktibbeha County Monday night when he was hit by a truck. … [Read More...]

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Easley, Hubbard are first two qualifiers for Pittsboro special election

Pittsboro has its first two qualifiers in its June 9 special election for alderman. … [Read More...]


Special election for U.S. Congress is today May 12

Calhoun Countians will go to the polls today, May 12 to elect their next United States Congressman in a special election. … [Read More...]


Bruce, Calhoun City Vardaman receive third grade reading gate scores

Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman Elementary Schools learned Friday the results of the third-grade reading assessment, showing how many students from each school face retention due to the state's new Literacy-Based Promotion Act. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City native publishes second novel

Willie J. Bailey II,  Calhoun City native, has published his second novel, Marbles. … [Read More...]

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Bruce soldier earns another Bronze Star

Keith Tillman,  native of Bruce, was recently awarded another Bronze Star Medal for his recent deployment to Afghanistan and promoted to Sergeant First Class (SFC). … [Read More...]


Bruce Juniorettes attend state luncheon

Some members of Bruce Fine Arts’ Juniorettes Club attended the General Federation of Women’s Clubs- Mississippi Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC-MFWC) State Convention Thursday, Mar. 23-Saturday, Mar. 25 in Tupelo. … [Read More...]

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