• Another successful Relay
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McCormick scores 30 on ACT

BHS junior Caitlin McCormick’s strive for success paid off when she took the American College Test for the first time this spring and attained an impressive score of 30. McCormick admits she  even … [Read More...]

Timothy Cook

School board hires new principal for Vardaman, head football coach for Bruce

The Calhoun County School Board hired a new principal for Vardaman High School and a new head football coach for the Bruce Trojans after a lot of discussion and a dissenting vote in a special called … [Read More...]

Bruce policeman Corey Alexander escorts Loray Jordan out of courthouse.

Jordan waives hearing, charged with touching BHS student for lustful purposes

Bruce High School teacher Loray Jordan, Jr. waived his right to a probable cause hearing Friday morning in Calhoun County Circuit Court and was immediately arrested for in appropriate contact with a … [Read More...]



All seven county baseball and softball teams in the postseason

The baseball and softball playoffs have come into shape for most of Calhoun County's teams with some beginning play … [Read More...]


Trojans defeat East Webster, begin playoffs Friday

The Bruce Trojans defeated East Webster 5-3 Tuesday night leaving their playoff seed up in the air for now. … [Read More...]

Rick Cleveland

Early signing period will shake up recruiting process

The NCAA announced last week that college football recruits will now have a chance to sign a scholarship in December … [Read More...]


Bruce golf finishes fourth at Louisville event

Bruce Trojan golfers competed at Louisville last Wednesday in an 8-team match and placed fourth. … [Read More...]

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April Gordon

“My mom just threw me in the kitchen,” said April Gordon of Bruce. She grew up in Fulton and her … [Read More...]

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Phyllis Vaughn

Before Phyllis Vaughn of Bruce retired, she worked 12-15 hour days so she had to find shortcuts to … [Read More...]

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Wendy Ward

“I do not eat cornbread, peas or butterbeans. I’m not a very good Southerner,” said Wendy Ward of … [Read More...]

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Haley Nichols

Haley Mitchell Nichols of Bruce says she picked everything up from being in the kitchen with her … [Read More...]

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Donna Stafford

Donna Stafford of Calhoun City has been cooking since she got married 35 years ago. Until then she … [Read More...]

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Top AR points earners from BES get trip to Ole Miss baseball game

Students at Bruce Schools have to read to meet a certain amount of Accelerated Reader points. … [Read More...]

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Foy to speak on revitalizing Bruce April 27 at Museum

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce will host a special meeting on “revitalizing Bruce.” … [Read More...]

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Hands on History for CA students

“Hands on History” is the way Calhoun Academy teacher Diana Wells described the experience her … [Read More...]


Nix earns Rotary honor

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for April is Jennifer Nix, daughter of Shea Nix and the late Jay Nix. … [Read More...]


Bobo pleads guilty to murder; Tutor found guilty by jury in burglary

A Calhoun City man pled guilty today to first degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison with … [Read More...]

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Stephens, Slate Springs’ Bethany Baptist eager to do Lord’s work

Anthony Stephens had to make some adjustments to life in tiny Slate Springs after becoming pastor of … [Read More...]

Barbara Winter

Relay For Life set for Friday night in Bruce

Barbara Winter, a two-time cancer survivor, looked around the crowded multi-purpose center Monday … [Read More...]

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Bruce High teacher facing sex charge involving student

A Bruce High School teacher has been charged by the Bruce Police Department with “gratification of … [Read More...]

Aaron Lee Patane

Court denies appeal of Derma man serving life sentence

A Derma man will spend the rest of his life in prison after the Mississippi Court of Appeals denied … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Mayor outlines busy agenda to Bruce Chamber of Commerce

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope outlined to the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday at lunch a number of projects … [Read More...]

Sonny Clanton

Supervisors expand college program to Northeast, ICC

Calhoun County high school graduates will now be able to attend Northwest, Northeast and Itawamba … [Read More...]

Lisa Bishop

Bishop joins staff of Calhoun County Medical Clinic

Lisa H. Bishop, DNP, FNP-BC, has joined the medical staff of Calhoun County Medical Clinic. … [Read More...]

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Franklin earns scholarship from GFWC-MFWC

Dee-Ivy Jo Franklin, of Pittsboro was awarded the first GFWC-MFWC District III Scholarship at the … [Read More...]

Rudy Ferguson, Mary Alon James, Liz Reeder, Jersey Ferguson, Logan Collins, Chassidy May, and Mikayla Shelton attended the annual Mississippi Association of Student Councils Conference at St. Patrick’s Catholic High School in Biloxi on March 24-25.

BHS Student Council ‘hits home run with leadership’

Members of BHS Student Council went to Biloxi March 24-27. … [Read More...]

Kim Gregory

Community Choir to perform April 22-23 around county

Kim Gregory, of Bruce, spoke to the Bruce Rotary Club last week about the Calhoun Community Choir’s … [Read More...]

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Work, Family Provide Ideal Combination for Stewart

Pontotoc Electric Meter Route Coordinator and Collector Billy Jack Stewart can’t imagine working … [Read More...]

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Oak Grove CME is ‘small church doing big things’

Oak Grove C.M.E. Church west of Bruce is known as the “small church that’s doing big things.” … [Read More...]

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Sheila Williams enjoying experience as Uber driver in Oxford

If you find yourself in Oxford late one night clicking on your phone for a ride with Uber, Sheila … [Read More...]

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Bollinger to perform at Calhoun City Chamber Banquet

Tickets are on sale now for the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce banquet set for Tuesday, April 25. … [Read More...]

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Easter Egg hunts scheduled all around county this weekend

Calhoun County children will have a number of opportunities to find Easter Eggs this weekend with … [Read More...]

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Vardaman class utilizes butterflies to study impact of Holocaust

Vardaman Schools’ cafeteria has been invaded by butterflies – thousands, with thousands more still … [Read More...]

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Harrison to be inducted into Mississippi Wildlife Hall of Fame

John Harrison, of Calhoun City, has been selected for induction in the Mississippi Outdoor Hall of … [Read More...]


Two arrested on drug, shoplifting charges in Bruce

A man from Banner and woman from Blue Springs were arrested on drug charges Saturday afternoon in … [Read More...]

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Relay For Life set for April 21 in Bruce

Calhoun County’s annual Relay for Life will be held Friday, April 21 from 6 p.m. until midnight at … [Read More...]

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‘City man injured in motorcycle accident in Vardaman

A Calhoun City man was airlifted to North Mississippi Regional Center after the motorcycle he was … [Read More...]

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Paris Dollar General plans official grand opening on April 15

Dollar General’s newest store at on Hwy 9 W in Paris is now open. In its new location, Dollar … [Read More...]

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Bids opened for bridge project on CR 282

True North Earthworks appears to have the low bid among six opened Friday morning at the Calhoun … [Read More...]

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Bruce woman killed in Thursday evening wreck in Pontotoc County

A Bruce woman died as a result of a one-vehicle accident on Hwy. 9 Thursday in Pontotoc County. … [Read More...]

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McNeece to speak at Celebrate Excel Banquet April 13 in Pittsboro

The annual Celebrate Excel banquet will be held Thursday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Pittsboro with … [Read More...]

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Bruce students spend Spring Break abroad

The traditional spring break would consist of enjoying mini vacations, binge watching Netflix … [Read More...]

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Richard Kelly leads Pittsboro Baptist Church

Pittsboro Baptist Church pastor Richard Kelly worked for years in the golf business before he was … [Read More...]

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Bruce’s Ken Winter leads Mississippi’s Police Chiefs

Ken Winter dreamed of working in law enforcement for as long as he can remember. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City board gets look at plans for new Sonic

Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton showed plans of the new Sonic to the aldermen at last night’s board … [Read More...]

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Vardaman hires Ward as maintenance supervisor

The town of Vardaman hired Chris Ward as maintenance supervisor for the town at the regular meeting … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce accepts bid for Jimmy Beckley project; receives request for paving

The Bruce town board approved a bid for repair and paving on Jimmy Beckley Drive and heard a request … [Read More...]

Brenda Crow

Derma pledges support for no-kill dog shelter in Calhoun City

Derma board of aldermen pledged their support to help any way they could with the organization of a … [Read More...]

Charles Mahan

Pittsboro board talks water issues

Charles Mahan and water department issues dominated Pittsboro’s meeting Tuesday night. … [Read More...]

Barney Wade

Supervisors consider change to college tuition program

Calhoun County Supervisors are considering alternating their college tuition program to include any … [Read More...]

Whitney White

White wins national writing contest, to meet publishers

Whitney White, of Big Creek, has been named a finalist in a national writing contest sponsored by … [Read More...]

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Storm causes damage around North Calhoun

A severe thunderstorm left fallen trees in its wake early Monday morning causing a variety of … [Read More...]

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BHS students take advantage of dual enrollment

For some students at BHS, the time to make decisions for college and the future has arrived. Some … [Read More...]

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Car backs across square, crashes into Artifacts store

There were no injuries, but property was damaged when a car crossed the Bruce square backwards … [Read More...]

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BHS announces drum majors for next year

Madison May and Abbigail Barefield are the BHS Band Drum Majors for the upcoming year. … [Read More...]

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SEEK students study Elvis

The SEEK students have had lots and lots of projects in their time, and this one, like all others, … [Read More...]

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Academy students celebrate Dr. Seuss

This year at Calhoun Academy, the elementary students participated in the annual Dr. Seuss Week. … [Read More...]

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Storms leave power outages in south Calhoun

850 households in the Calhoun City area had power outages after early morning storms Thursday, … [Read More...]

Cortez Moss

Calhoun City native making a difference as middle school principal

Walking through the crowded, but orderly halls of Quitman County Middle School in Marks, Principal … [Read More...]

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Bruce 20th Century Club earns District Club of the Year

GFWC-MFWC Twentieth Century Club of Bruce was named GFWC-MFWC District III Club of the Year at the … [Read More...]


Calhoun City’s Nazarene Church has ‘lots of love to give’

The Nazarene Church in Calhoun City was founded in 1938. It’s been located in its current location, … [Read More...]


Macedonia under boil water notice

Macedonia Water Association just north of Calhoun City is under a boil water notice until further … [Read More...]

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