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Old buildings on Bruce Square could be torn down soon

The deterioration of a building on the Bruce Square has eliminated some public parking, but those involved are optimistic a solution is close. … [Read More...]

Jay Vanlandingham

Bruce Telephone nearly complete with fiber project resulting in major improvements in internet capacity

Bruce Telephone Company (BTC)recently completed the 5-year project of installing fiber throughout its area, increasing internet capacity for most of its customers by as much as 3,000 percent. … [Read More...]

Roderick Gray

Gray settles lawsuit against town of Bruce

Bruce officials were notified Monday afternoon that a lawsuit against the town by former employee Roderick Gray had been settled. … [Read More...]


Rick Cleveland

Rebels come up big for Bulldogs

This college baseball season in Mississippi has given us so much to cheer: conference championships, nationally ranked … [Read More...]


Harrell signs golf scholarship with ICC; chosen for all star game

Calhoun Academy’s Todd Harrell signed a golf scholarship with ICC Tuesday. … [Read More...]

Darrell Logan was inducted into the NEMFCA Hall of Fame During PreGame activities of the NEMFCA All Star Football Game on Wednesday (Photo By Chris Butler)

Coach Darrell Logan inducted into NEMFCA Hall of Fame

Longtime Bruce Trojans’ head football coach Darrell Logan was inducted into the Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches … [Read More...]


Calhoun Academy honors Cougar athletes at annual athletic banquet

Calhoun Academy held its annual Athletic Banquet Tuesday, May 2.  The Booster Club sponsors this event every year. … [Read More...]

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Kalyn Sims and Blaine Parker

When they were little, sisters Kalyn Wright Sims and Blaine Wright Parker always made something for … [Read More...]

Colbi Ferguson

Colbi Ferguson

“Making a casserole drives me insane because I still don’t like for my food to touch,” said Colbi … [Read More...]

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Tewkunzi Marks

“A lot more cooking went on before Andrew,” who is now two years old, said Tewkunzi Marks of Bruce. … [Read More...]

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Lois Jones

Lois Washington Jones pours her heart into her work when she is baking cakes and cooking, and it’s a … [Read More...]

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All five election commissioners qualify; still only five candidates in race for D2 supervisor

All five Calhoun County election commissioners have qualified for re-election with no opposition … [Read More...]


Registration for GED classes at Adult Education Center in Bruce this week

Registration for the summer term of ABE/GED classes at the Adult Education Center in Bruce is May … [Read More...]

4-H Electric Contest

Rennie, Scott win PEPA electric contest

Calhoun County 4-H youth recently participated in an electric workshop and contest sponsored by … [Read More...]


Lawsuit filed against Calhoun County School District over CCHS salutatorian issue; graduation held with no disturbance

Takeisha Tucker has filed a civil lawsuit against the Calhoun County School District and … [Read More...]


Julianna Cain earns Bruce Rotary honor

The Rotary Youth Leader for May is Julianna Cain, the daughter of Jennifer and Jason Cain. … [Read More...]

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Need for Foster homes growing in Calhoun County

Thirty-five Calhoun County children are currently in custody of the Department of Human Services due … [Read More...]

Corey Alexander

Bruce Police to add K9 Officer, Alexander begins training

Bruce Policeman Corey Alexander began a five-week training session this weekwith the department’s … [Read More...]

Cortez Moss

Moss asks for more support of public education, Excel

Cortez Moss lobbied for greater support of public education and the Excel program in a speech at the … [Read More...]

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PEPA to open new office with drive-thru in next few weeks

PEPA Director Chuck Howell told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday the Bruce office will open a … [Read More...]

Phil Bryant

Water Valley among cities approved for “To-Go-Cup” alcohol areas

Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill allowing people to carry open containers of alcohol in … [Read More...]


Vardaman Library to host “Ask-a-Lawyer” event May 19

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services (NMRLS) foreclosure department will host a free legal … [Read More...]


Jesse Yancy Library Summer Reading Program kicks off June 6

Readers of all ages will explore all things sports and fitness this summer as the Jesse Yancy … [Read More...]

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China is trip of a lifetime for long time friends

Jerry Brasher, of Bruce, dreamed of going to China to see the Great Wall all her life. … [Read More...]

Wayne Harris

Harris released from jail; now on house arrest

Wayne “Honky” Harris, who pled guilty to the 2013 shooting death of Chris McGonagill near Slate … [Read More...]

Laura Edwards

Edwards re-elected president of the Calhoun City Chamber

Laura Edwards and Jarrod Davis were re-elected president and vice president of the Calhoun City … [Read More...]

Cortez Moss

Celebrate Excel is set for Thursday night

Calhoun City native Cortez Moss will be the featured speaker at Celebrate Excel this Thursday, May … [Read More...]

Mike Moore

School board rescinds vote on co-salutatorians after threatened with probation

Calhoun County School Board rescinded a decision they made to have co-salutatorians at Calhoun City … [Read More...]

Kristy Barnett

Calhoun school nurse earns national board certification

Kristy Barnett, RN recently obtained her National Board Certification for school nurses. … [Read More...]

William Bell

Bruce man arrested for touching a child for lustful purposes

A Bruce man has been arrested for touching a child for lustful purposes. … [Read More...]

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Sheryl Fleming retiring after 24 years as county’s purchasing clerk

Sheryl Fleming loves to laugh, which was a good thing when for many years her job included talking … [Read More...]

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Bruce band sets new standard in size, scores; host concert Thursday

The Bruce High School Band recently set a new standard for the program earning top honors in concert … [Read More...]

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Garbage truck involved in accident

A Calhoun County garbage truck was involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon on Hwy. 9 in Pontotoc … [Read More...]

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Bruce board says no to backyard burial request

Mayor Rudy Pope said the town has received requests from citizens wanting permission to be buried in … [Read More...]

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Vardaman board changes rental rates at The Front Porch

Vardaman board adopted new rental rates for the Front Porch at the meeting of the board last night. … [Read More...]

Mayor Dock Gabbert and Alderman A.G. Gibson

Derma renews cable franchise at higher cost for customers

Derma board of aldermen voted to renew the franchise with MaxxSouth cable company at an increase … [Read More...]

J.R. Denton

Calhoun City installing culverts around town; firetruck side-swiped

Calhoun City board of aldermen approved quotes for three culverts Tuesday night in the amount of … [Read More...]

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Water line extending west from Pittsboro costly for town

Charles Mahan estimated the cost of the new waterline heading west of Pittsboro could total as much … [Read More...]


Chad King named delegate, county Republican caucus

Republican Precinct caucuses and the County Convention was held Courthouse on Saturday April 23 in … [Read More...]

Miranda Collins

Hill hired as new purchasing clerk; plan presented to upgrade Pittsboro park

Calhoun County Supervisors hired Jenny Hill, of Calhoun City, as the county’s next purchasing clerk … [Read More...]

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Friday storms topple trees, damage homes around county

Strong winds, thunderstorms and a possible tornado left a lot of damage in its wake as it moved … [Read More...]


A series of Caterpillar plant closures expected to impact Oxford facility

The Caterpillar plant in Oxford is among a number of plants the company is expected to close around … [Read More...]

4-H Congressional Award Winners

Calhoun youth earn United States Congressional Award

Nine Calhoun County 4-H youth and alumni were recently awarded the United States Congressional Award … [Read More...]

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School board votes for co-salutatorians at CCHS this year

Calhoun County School Board voted 3-2 to have co-salutatorians for Calhoun City High School's … [Read More...]

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Assistant District Attorney Lon Stallings set to retire in May

Lon Stallings didn’t intend to enter the law profession initially. He graduated from Mississippi … [Read More...]

Hendrix Promotion

Calhoun County’s Mark Hendrix promoted to captain with MDOT

Mark Hendrix, of Vardaman, was recently promoted to Captain in the Batesville Enforcement District. … [Read More...]


Memorial butterfly garden underway at BUES

Frances Brown and Niki Necaise broke ground with shovels last Friday for a project aiming to impact … [Read More...]


Calhoun unemployment dropping again

After a slight increase in January, Calhoun County’s unemployment rate has begun dropping again, … [Read More...]

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Calhoun Youth Court Judge Bob Cooper dies

Calhoun County Youth Court Judge and Bruce attorney Robert S. "Bob" Cooper died Tuesday evening. … [Read More...]

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2016 Calhoun County Relay For Life

Calhoun County hosted its annual Relay For Life event for the American Cancer Society last Saturday. … [Read More...]

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Community choir to present spring concert Saturday

Calhoun County Community Choir with its more than 40 members will present a Spring Choral Concert … [Read More...]


Calhoun City hosting Early Response Team Training event

There will be an Early Response Team Training Event on Saturday April 30 from 8:30 - 4:30 at the … [Read More...]


Academy will host blood drive April 26

Calhoun Academy will hold a community blood drive with Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) on Tuesday, … [Read More...]


Oxford man dies in Bruce Hwy. 9 accident, four others sent to hospital

The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the names of the victims, including a Lafayette County … [Read More...]


Haworth in Bruce honored by MDEQ for conservation efforts

Haworth, Inc. in Bruce is among several companies recognized by the Mississippi Department of … [Read More...]

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Ken Chandler looks to bring “power football” to Bruce Trojans

“Power football,” that’s how Bruce Trojans’ new head football coach Ken Chandler described his … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City Band earns excellent, superior ratings in competition

The Calhoun City High School Band recently earned superior and excellent ratings in a pair of … [Read More...]

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Big Creek Fire Department now owns all its trucks

After many years of using old equipment from the Mississippi Forestry Commission, the Big Creek Fire … [Read More...]

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Bruce Police equipment upgraded with donation of new shotguns

The Bruce Police Department has improved its armory thanks to a generous donation by two local … [Read More...]

Raven Hawkins

Calhoun students show improvement on Reading Gate exam

Calhoun County third graders showed significant progress in passing the third grade reading gate … [Read More...]

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Survivors honored at annual reception as focus turns to Friday’s Relay For Life

An “Army of Purple” gathered Monday night in Pittsboro to kick off the county’s 2016 Relay For Life … [Read More...]

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