Bruce First Baptist Creative Learning Center had a walk-a-thon last Thursday for St. Jude and the children raised $335. Among those participating were, l to r, Rileigh Kate Tutor, McCayla Prince, Ellie Kathryn Bailey, Jonah Fleming, Jack Alderman, Jaxon Stacy, Patton Nelson and Lawson Suber with teachers Amanda Tutor and Paige Mosley. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse


Walmart Express

Is Wal-Mart coming to Calhoun County?

Calhoun County appears to be the potential target for a couple of miniature WalMart stores. … [Read More...]


Bruce board interested in acquiring Cinema 22 on the square for community project

The Bruce Board of Aldermen is interested in acquiring Cinema 22 on the Bruce Square for a community development project. … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Surveys being conducted in Bruce to assist with potential $600,000 grant

The City of Bruce is conducting surveys of local residences with hopes of landing a grant of up to $600,000 to assist with the planned sewerage improvement project. … [Read More...]


Jace Leachman

Calhoun City beats Bruce 6-5; earns season split and playoff spot

Calhoun City defeated Bruce 6-5 Tuesday night to earn a season split with the Trojans and clinch a playoff spot for the … [Read More...]

Brandon Walker, Noah Hill, Cameron Clarke

Golf Q&A with Brandon Walker, Noah Hill and Cameron Clarke

Bruce’s Cameron Clarke, Calhoun City’s Noah Hill and Vardaman’s Brandon Walker have dominated the golf season this … [Read More...]

bruce vardaman19

Season ends for Rams; Owen chosen for NEMCABB game

Baseball season has come to an end for the Vardaman Rams who lost 13 of their last 14 games after a successful start to … [Read More...]

bruce city55

Bruce earns wins over Calhoun City and Vardaman

Bruce defeated Calhoun City last Friday night 9-5 to keep playoff hopes alive for the Trojans. … [Read More...]

More Posts from this Category


Maggie Rennie

Maggie Rennie

Maggie Rennie calls herself a “perfectionist.” The Calhoun City eighth grader likes everything … [Read More...]


Kathy Baker

Kathy Quarles Baker of Banner home-schooled their three children, Christopher, Rebekah and Benjamin, … [Read More...]

Janae cook

Janae Harrelson Winter

Two weeks ago Janae Harrelson Winter learned to make her granny, Evelyn Harrelson’s yeast rolls, … [Read More...]

Bebe 3-26

Bebe Maxwell

“If you’re raised between the Barefoot Contessa (sister Mildred Dauphin) and Paula Deen (other … [Read More...]

Lori Longest

Lori Longest

Lori Longest of Bruce is a meal-planner. Her mother always did meal planning, and Lori grew up … [Read More...]

View more recipes

More Headlines

truck accident

Truck hauling lumber makes wrong turn, ends up in drainage ditch

A truck loaded with lumber headed for Murphree Frame Supply on South Tyson Street in Bruce ended up in the ditch Monday morning. … [Read More...]

Chodie Myers

Supervisors approve road projects, new radios for solid waste department

Supervisors approved road projects and requests for painting and new radios in a brief meeting Monday morning. … [Read More...]

pittsboro flag323

Pittsboro debating whether they can afford new fire truck

The Pittsboro board of aldermen continued their debate this week over a new fire truck for the town including a debate as to whether a new truck should be purchased at all. … [Read More...]

myra bryant32

Determination – Myra Bryant has been a cancer survivor for more than 50 years

Determined – that sums up Myra Bryant of Pittsboro and how she has won numerous battles with cancer spanning more than 50 years. … [Read More...]

Jim Beckett

Beckett: Education funding was key to session

Funding education, teacher pay raises and state employee raises were the key legislative accomplishments of the 2014 session, Rep. Jim Beckett of Bruce said. … [Read More...]

rose wells27

“Dog Lovers League” in Bruce aims to save dogs, find them homes

The newly formed “Dog Lovers League” in Bruce is growing by leaps and bounds and is already having a life-saving impact on dogs captured by the City of Bruce. … [Read More...]

Kristopher Box

MDOC escapee searched for in Calhoun, now believed to be in Jackson area

A man who escaped from an MDOC work detail last November remains on the loose after leading authorities on a chase through the New Liberty area last week. … [Read More...]

Sheriff Pollan

Pollan tells chamber about “active shooter” drill

Sheriff Greg Pollan told the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce Tuesday that the recent “active shooter training” conducted by his department  at Vardaman Elementary was a great learning experience, and similar training events are being planned for the near … [Read More...]

Relay for Life CMYK

Relay For Life set for tonight in Bruce

Calhoun County’s 10th Annual Relay For Life will kickoff at 6 p.m. Friday, April 11 at the Bruce football field and chairwoman Sandra Pope is anticipating a memorable evening. … [Read More...]

Kenneth White

Sheriff’s Department to host “Take Back Drugs Day” April 26

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted … [Read More...]


Supervisors agree to disperse fire rebate money

Calhoun County supervisors distributed fire rebate money and agreed to have a water line moved for a bridge project during a brief meeting Friday morning. … [Read More...]

elizabeth whitten

Whitten earns Bruce Rotary honor

Elizabeth  Whitten was recently honored as the Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for April. … [Read More...]


Early morning storm blows over trees, few power lines

The bulk of damage from last night's severe weather appears to be downed trees. … [Read More...]

Kristopher Box

Search for Webster County suspect continues; he is not believed to be armed or dangerous

Authorities continue to search Calhoun County for a man who fled a traffic stop by Webster County authorities Tuesday night. … [Read More...]

fire truck

Bruce fire trucks re-certified for five more years

Two fire trucks with the Bruce Fire Department were put to the test this week in order to earn re-certification for another five years. … [Read More...]

jerry bryant97

Jerry Bryant takes great pride in his 33 years as a Memphis fireman

Jerry Bryant will never forget the day he received a call saying, “We have a party hung on the commode.” … [Read More...]

tutor wreck

Bruce woman injured in accident with log truck

A Bruce woman was transported by ambulance to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after an accident involving a log truck on Hwy. 9. … [Read More...]

Mr. Parker discusses the future of his fireworks stand with the Bruce mayor and board.

Parkers Fireworks may be leaving Bruce

Junior Parker, owner of Parker’s Fireworks at the Hwy. 9-32 intersection, “begged” the Bruce mayor and board for help at Tuesday’s meeting citing concerns over moving his trailer. … [Read More...]

J.R. Denton

Calhoun City talks potholes, paving; enters executive session

Public Works Director Perry Goodson told the Calhoun City Board of Aldermen at their regular meeting last night that work has begun on repairing potholes in the street. He said sunny weather and the "good stuff" (good mix) is allowing the repairs to hold. … [Read More...]

Derma Flag Final

Derma approves new town flag

Derma gave final approval to a flag design and set a clean up day at the regular meeting of the board last night. … [Read More...]

Wilbur Holmes

Vardaman board discusses problem with Douglas Circle

Vardaman board of aldermen heard a complaint from citizens on Douglas Circle about the condition of the road at the regular meeting of the board last night. … [Read More...]

school district logo

Kindergarten registration is April 16 for county schools

All children who will begin either K4 or K5 for the first time in August should enroll for classes during the special K4 – K5 Pre-Registration Day Wednesday, Apr. 16, from 4-6 p.m. … [Read More...]

Stan Evans

Bruce man continues to elude police

Bruce Police are still searching for a man who eluded them Saturday night when they were attempting to take him into custody. … [Read More...]

Mike Moore

School board enters executive session to hear Title IX complaint from Arons

Jeremy Aron, of Bruce, met with the Calhoun County School Board Monday night in executive session to allege Title IX violations. … [Read More...]

slate springs

Gregg qualifies to run for mayor in Slate Springs

Slate Springs has its first qualifier to become the town's next mayor as the deadline approaches for the April 8 special election. … [Read More...]

Read all News