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Bruce Police investigating stolen televisions

Bruce Police Chief Stan Evans said his department is investigating the theft of two televisions and some cash from a house on East Clay Street. … [Read More...]

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Vargas in honor band, earns ICC scholarship

Jon Bland took a group of band students to Northeast MS High School Honor Band on January 30 and they tried out with multiple other students  from various schools. … [Read More...]

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Elderly man dies in house fire west of Calhoun City

A 77-year-old man died this morning in a house fire west of Calhoun City near the Gauley Community. … [Read More...]


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North playoffs set for Calhoun City teams, Vardaman Lady Rams

Calhoun City boys’ and girls’ teams and the Vardaman Lady Rams will all advance to North Half play this week after … [Read More...]

Rick Cleveland

College baseball has come a long way, time to play ball

My first paying job in life came early. I was 6 years old. Reed Green, the athletic director at then-Mississippi … [Read More...]


Calhoun City will begin postseason play Thursday night

Calhoun City teams, both two seeds, will begin play Thursday night in the semifinal round. … [Read More...]


Schedules for Region 4-2A tournament at Calhoun City and Region 4-1A at Vardaman

Calhoun City and Vardaman hosting Region 4-2A and 4-1A tournaments all this week. … [Read More...]

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Tony Parker

Three things Tony Parker of Calhoun City has never gotten tired of eating are fresh peas, tomato … [Read More...]

Patrick Crowley

Patrick Crowley

“Don’t say you don’t like it until you’ve tried it!” says Patrick Crowley of Calhoun City,  “Yes, … [Read More...]

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Bill Fleming

Retired teacher, coach and administrator Bill Fleming of Calhoun City “always tweaks recipes and … [Read More...]

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Jan Cook

Jan Cook of Vardaman always uses the sweet potato casserole recipe of Mrs. Laudrey Alexander that … [Read More...]


Haley Bollinger

In the sixth grade at Vardaman, Haley Bollinger did her class “how-to presentation” on making … [Read More...]

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Edwards feels at home at Bryant Chapel MBC

Anthony Edwards likes to make church fun. “I like to joke around and let everyone know that I’m on … [Read More...]

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Musician/Chef – Ben Pratt puts in long hours at both his passions

Ben Pratt’s love for music started in beginner band at Bruce High School. “I grew up with music in … [Read More...]

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Stan Evans is happy to be back at work

The phone rings and Stan Evans looks up from the papers he’s looking through, reaches across his … [Read More...]

Big Creek Mayor Dwight DeVall

Big Creek mayor and board all qualify

Big Creek now has a full slate of qualifiers and Derma and Calhoun City added more candidates for … [Read More...]


AutoZone coming to Calhoun City this summer

AutoZone, the national auto parts chain, is expected to open a store in Calhoun City later this … [Read More...]

J.R. Denton

Overlay coming to Hwy. 8, but no turn lane per MDOT

Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton told the Calhoun City Chamber Tuesday that MDOT has plans to overlay … [Read More...]

Kevin Tate

Tate encourages all to make the most of every experience at annual Wildlife Tasting Banquet

Raccoon, deer, crappie and wild hog were at the center of award winning dishes Monday night as the … [Read More...]

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Third Circuit Drug Court graduation is Feb. 14 in Oxford

A dozen north Mississippi people will give their families  a  powerful Valentine’s Day gift as they … [Read More...]

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VFW seeks nominees for Teachers of the Year

Do you know a teacher who promotes civic responsibility, flag etiquette and patriotism? … [Read More...]


Calhoun City woman arrested for child neglect

A Calhoun City woman was arrested at her home in the Gauley community Monday night and charged with … [Read More...]

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Mt. Comfort’s J.R. Eaton started preaching the word at age seven

J.R. Eaton first preached at Mt. Comfort Baptist Church when he was 19-years-old, filling in for … [Read More...]

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Bruce Arts Council busy with events, improving Square Theater

Bruce Arts Council President Ben Pratt said the organization has accomplished a lot in its first two … [Read More...]

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Reeder earns leadership award from Bruce Rotary

The Bruce Rotary Club’s Youth Leader for February is Liz Reeder, daughter of Rev. Roger and Dena … [Read More...]

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Mayors Gabbert and Denton qualify; seven now running for Vardaman board

Mayors Dock Gabbert in Derma and J.R. Denton in Calhoun City both qualified to seek re-election this … [Read More...]

Stan Evans

Chief Evans returns to Bruce meeting; bids sought for Jimmy Beckley Drive overlay

Bruce Police Chief Stan Evans made his first appearance at a town board meeting in months Tuesday … [Read More...]

James Casey

Vardaman to install cameras at Sportsplex

Vardaman board of aldermen approved security cameras at the Sportplex and got a financial update at … [Read More...]

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Pittsboro board confused by variations to utility bills

The Pittsboro board of aldermen spent the bulk of their meeting Tuesday night debating the cost of … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City writing tickets for jake brakes, loud pipes

Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton said there have been some complaints about jake brakes and loud pipes … [Read More...]

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Derma board approves speed bumps on Underwood Drive

Derma Board of Aldermen approved installing two sets of speed bumps on Underwood Dr. at the regular … [Read More...]

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Supervisors ask to be in loop on future change orders

A fourth change order submitted to the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors Monday morning for the … [Read More...]


Calhoun County Tree Giveaway

The Mississippi Forestry Commission and NRCS office in Calhoun City will host its annual tree … [Read More...]

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New county fire districts aim to save homeowners money

Calhoun County homeowners could potentially experience lower insurance rates in the near future … [Read More...]


New Bruce FBC Pastor Gary Roberson eager to get involved in community

Gary Roberson knew he wanted to be a preacher when he was a young teen, but it took a few years for … [Read More...]

Robert Knox

Gauley man arrested on drug charges

A Calhoun City man was arrested on multiple drug charges after Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office … [Read More...]

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Wanted man caught in Rankin County

The man police were seeking in several local burglaries is now in custody in Rankin County. … [Read More...]

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Supervisors move forward with new county fire districts, may save homeowners money

Calhoun County homeowners could potentially experience lower insurance rates in the near future … [Read More...]

Calhoun County NWTF members Johnny Kakales and John Michael Harmon take a look at one of the more unusual items, a Monster Moto mini-bike, that will be auctioned or raffled at the chapter’s upcoming annual banquet.  The family event is Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro starting at 6 p.m.

NWTF’s banquet planned for Feb. 11 in Pittsboro

Calhoun County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation has announced plans for its 22nd … [Read More...]

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Earnie Corbitt enjoys the Best Seat in the Gym

Earnie Corbitt has seen it all – great games, great players, loud coaches, quiet coaches, been run … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce mayor, aldermen all qualify; Goodson is first in Calhoun City

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope and all five incumbent board members qualified last week to seek re-election. … [Read More...]

Calhoun Teachers of the Year were honored during the school board meeting.

Golliday, Fleming join school board; Hardin, Weeks elected president, vice president

Sup. Mike Moore welcomed two new board members and encouraged them to get as involved as possible in … [Read More...]

Lisa McNeece was presented the first place award by MPA president Don Norman of the Starkville Daily News.

McNeece wins advertising awards from Mississippi Press Association

Lisa McNeece won six advertising awards, including one first place, in the Mississippi Press … [Read More...]

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Gen. Fox Conner celebrated at CCHS

“This event today was nine years in the making and long overdue,” Calhoun City High School Principal … [Read More...]

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Police seeking man for local burglaries

Calhoun County Sheriff's office has issued a warrant for a man wanted for grand larceny here and in … [Read More...]


Pedestrian dies after hit by car Friday night

A Bruce man was killed when he was struck by a car north of Calhoun City last night. … [Read More...]

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CEDA honors local businesses, citizens at annual banquet

Sheila Freely and Calhoun County mayors honored local business and community leaders and Derick … [Read More...]


Sissy Tunnell earns school district Teacher of Year honor

Sissy Tunnell never wanted to be anything but a school teacher. … [Read More...]

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Hard work of students a decade ago evident in Friday program honoring Gen. Fox Conner

In 2007 the U.S. History class at Calhoun City High School went on a quest to build a proper … [Read More...]

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Vanlandingham outlines new vision for Bruce Chamber

Jay Vanlandingham, incoming president of the Bruce Chamber of Commerce, outlined some of his goals … [Read More...]

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Corbitt, Clements running again in Derma, Vardaman

Derma and Vardaman had the only election qualifiers over the past week with just over a month left … [Read More...]


Chamber Award voting underway; Ace Cannon to perform at annual banquet

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce will honor local citizens and businesses at its annual banquet … [Read More...]

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Seven sent to hospital after three car wreck in Bruce Sunday afternoon

Seven people were transported to the hospital with injuries following a three-car accident on Hwy. … [Read More...]


Jones found guilty of murder, sentenced to life in prison

Frankie Jones will serve the rest of his life in prison after a Calhoun County jury found him guilty … [Read More...]


Jesse Yancy Library hosting Beatles program tonight at theater on Bruce Square

The Jesse Yancy Memorial Library invites everyone to “Come Together” for a special program on the … [Read More...]


Baptist Health VP to speak at CEDA banquet, Jan. 26

The Calhoun Economic Development Association (CEDA) will celebrate local business and industry while … [Read More...]


Academy students shadow various careers as part of English class project

The Calhoun Academy senior class had to shadow careers that they would like to pursue in the future … [Read More...]

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Lawrence King – 60 years and counting in the lumber industry

Leaning against a tall stack of freshly planed lumber, Lawrence King takes in the sights and sounds … [Read More...]

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Catholic Charities hosts “Culture of Encounter” event in Vardaman

VARDAMAN-- Nearly 150 people of different cultures in Northeast Mississippi gathered last Friday at … [Read More...]

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Maddox earns leadership honor from Bruce Rotary

Walt Maddox, son of Bryan and Paula Maddox, was recently honored with the monthly leadership award … [Read More...]

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Derma’s Mays, Vardaman’s Casey and Holmes are first to qualify for municipal races

Derma alderwoman Kendra Mays was the first municipal qualifier in the county as she seeks a second … [Read More...]

Mississippi State University MBA team members Simon Xia and Sarah Jensen presented their winning plan at the meeting.

MSU students present marketing plan at Sweet Potato Council annual meeting

The local Sweet Potato Council heard a marketing plan from a couple of Mississipi students and named … [Read More...]

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