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Cannon entertains, awards presented at annual Bruce Chamber Banquet

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce celebrated Mardi Gras with the Godfather of Sax while honoring local citizens and businesses Thursday night at the organization's annual banquet. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City band members play, compete in honor bands

Several Calhoun City High School band members attended a number of honor band events over the past several months. … [Read More...]

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Billie Hitt has done a little of everything, but happily retired now in Calhoun County

Billie Hitt, 79, has seen the world and feels most content here at home in Calhoun County. … [Read More...]


Ashlyn Box, River Lindley and Madison Rogers

Lindley, Rogers, Box hoping to advance farther as Trojan tennis begins new season

Bright sunshine and 70 degrees on a Thursday afternoon in the spring mean one thing at Bruce Park – Trojan tennis. At … [Read More...]

Jon Hood

Calhoun Academy begins baseball Feb. 28 with new coach

Calhoun Academy will open its baseball season next Tuesday, Feb. 28 at North Sunflower with a new baseball coach. … [Read More...]

Rick Cleveland

Saiz, Weatherspoon, Schmidt all in race for Howell Trophy

The college basketball season is heading ever so rapidly toward March Madness, which in Mississippi means the … [Read More...]

Ladavius Draine scored 46 against Coahoma AHS.

Draine leads Calhoun City past Coahoma in OT and within one win of Jackson

Ladavius Draine scored 46 points to lead the Calhoun City Wildcats past Coahoma AHS Tuesday night 82-75 in overtime and … [Read More...]

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Betty Edwards

Betty Edwards

Betty Edwards of Slate Springs made butter roll every Monday morning for 12 years when she worked at … [Read More...]

Tony Parker

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...]

Bill Fleming Cook

Bill Fleming

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

Jan Ward Cook

Jan Cook

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

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Allen Hall

Hall returns to Calhoun to lead Bailey, Vardaman UMC

Alan Curtis Hall is no stranger to Calhoun County. He attended Bruce Schools in the 1970s from … [Read More...]

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Slimed! Hit with Water Balloons! Duct Taped to Wall! Kristy Tindall taking punishment for good cause

Calhoun City 7th-8th grade science teacher Kristy Tindall was duct taped to a wall by her students … [Read More...]

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Vardaman has only contested race thus far as qualifying enters final week

With just over a week remaining to qualify, Vardaman has the only current contested race while … [Read More...]

Jay Vanlandingham

Supervisors accept bridge project bid; Discuss internet service, horse arena

Calhoun County Supervisors accepted a bid on a bridge project, discussed changing internet providers … [Read More...]

Jason Jenkins

Jenkins certified as MHP Traffic Homicide Investigator

Corp. Jason Jenkins, of Bruce, received state certification for Traffic Homicide Investigator and … [Read More...]

Stan Evans

Bruce Police investigating stolen televisions

Bruce Police Chief Stan Evans said his department is investigating the theft of two televisions and … [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 … [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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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...]

Judge Andrew Howorth

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...]

Dock Gabbert

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...]

Sonny Clanton

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...]

Ben Hogan and Rudy Pope

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...]

Jay Vanlandingham

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...]

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