• Calhoun’s Public Defender Kevin Howe
  • Homecoming at Calhoun City
  • Calhoun City QB Chakel Gates


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Three generations of Bruce artists featured in Corinth art show

Susan Patton and her daughter Faith and her mother Dot Courson are featured in a three generation art show at Corinth. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City will celebrate homecoming Friday night against Ripley

Calhoun City High School will celebrate homecoming this Friday night when the Wildcats host Ripley. … [Read More...]

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Kevin Howe in his 17th year as Calhoun’s public defender

“I grew up watching the old Perry Mason reruns and thought that was a neat profession,” said Calhoun County Public Defender Kevin Howe. “It was kind of unusual though, because I always liked the … [Read More...]


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Calhoun City QB Chakel Gates motivated by last season’s ending

Calhoun City senior quarterback Chakel Gates never lacks for motivation when he steps on the football field. … [Read More...]

Rick Cleveland

Could be more on the line than just bragging rights at 2014 Egg Bowl

Mississippi State’s Bulldogs are 3-0 and have outscored opponents 99-37. The Ole Miss Rebels, also 3-0, have punished … [Read More...]


Lady Wildcats earn wins over Coffeeville, Charleston

Calhoun City earned a couple of wins last week over Coffeeville and Charleston in softball action. … [Read More...]

Coach Tim Melton

Banged up Cougars head to Tuscaloosa Friday

Calhoun Academy returns to action this Friday traveling 139 miles to take on North River Christian in Tuscaloosa. … [Read More...]

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Gail Baker

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BHS/BMS cafeteria staff

Bruce High/Middle School Cafeteria staff is composed of seven ladies: Jacque Russell, Linda Haire, … [Read More...]

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Rob Langston, left, met with the Vardaman board Monday night.

Vardaman board denies support for Langston’s trademark effort

The Vardaman board of aldermen voted unanimously not to support an effort by local sweet potato packer Rob Langston to trademark a series of Vardaman sweet potato logos to be used in packagaing. … [Read More...]

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Bruce High School student killed in Wednesday car accident on Hwy. 32

Authorities are still investigating a fatal accident that happened sometime Tuesday night on Hwy. 32 east of Bruce that claimed the life of a Bruce High School student. … [Read More...]


Pittsboro may have enough names for referendum on alcohol

A referendum on beer and liquor could be coming soon to Pittsboro after enough names were turned in to Town Hall Tuesday evening. … [Read More...]

J.R. Denton

Road work taking place around Calhoun City Wednesday and Thursday

County supervisors will be in Calhoun City this Wednesday and Thursday for several chip-seal projects around town. … [Read More...]

Ada Armstrong

Adult education, workforce development stressed at Bruce Chamber meeting

Ada Armstrong told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday that the Adult Education Center, located behind Bruce City Hall, provides a vital service for all ages. … [Read More...]

Earnest Fox

Supervisors approve budget with 1-mil tax increase and employee pay raise

Calhoun County supervisors approved the 2014-15 budget with some changes from the one presented including a 3% pay raise for employees. … [Read More...]


Yancy Library to celebrate Roald Dahl Day Saturday

Come join the fun at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library Saturday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m.-noon as we participate in the national celebration of Roald Dahl Day and the 50th anniversary of “Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.” … [Read More...]

Sisters, Mildred Thompson Campbell, Minnie Thompson Tillman, Hildred Thompson Harris and Judy Horton hold a picture of their sister Dorothy “Dot” Thompson.

Sisterly Love: Thompson sisters maintain close bond with weekly trip

When the Thompson sisters get together, it’s going to result in a good time. And they have a lot of good times. … [Read More...]

Rep. Jim Beckett, Linda Haire, Susan Beckett

Rep. Beckett speaks to Republican Women

Calhoun County Republican Women met August 5, at Jeffery’s in Bruce. … [Read More...]

James Conner

Calhoun City man arrested for multiple counts of sexual battery

A Calhoun City man is being held in the Calhoun County Jail on $1 million bond after being charged with multiple counts of touching a child for lustful purposes and sexual battery. … [Read More...]

Jeff Hamilton

Vardaman board approves tax increase, takes issue with sweet potato label effort

The Vardaman board of aldermen approved a two mil tax increase Monday night and agreed to put stipulations on an effort to establish a certified label for Vardaman sweet potatoes. … [Read More...]

Laura Edwards

Chamber adding benches to Calhoun City Square

Calhoun City Chamber President Laura Edwards told the organization one of the 10-foot benches has been placed on the Calhoun City square and plans are to add seven more in the coming months. The benches are being made by the students at the Career and … [Read More...]

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Unoccupied house on McAlpine Street burns

A house trailer on McAlpine Street in Bruce last occupied by the late Ruby Evans was destroyed by fire around 1:30 a.m. this morning. … [Read More...]

Whit Casey

Whit Casey is lone qualifier for school board race

Incumbent Whit Casey will be re-elected without opposition as the district five representative on the Calhoun County School Board. … [Read More...]

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Thornton honored with Bruce Rotary Award

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for September is Lasherica Thornton. … [Read More...]

Gregg Logan

Bruce native named Chief Technology Officer at C-Spire

C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology services company and the nation's largest privately held wireless communications company, has named Gregg Logan its Chief Technology Officer. … [Read More...]


Cameron Douglas withsands the heat to entertain as Rowdy

Cameron Douglas loves to fire up the crowd, entertain and can apparently withstand really high temperatures. … [Read More...]

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Bruce board approves budget; discusses Dog Lovers’ lease and playground mulch

The Bruce board of aldermen approved their 2015 budget with a slightly smaller deficit than originally proposed at a recessed meeting Thursday night. … [Read More...]


Vardaman man arrested for bootlegging

A Vardaman man was charged with bootlegging after a tip was called in to the Sheriff’s Dept. … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Mayor Pope vetoes previously approved raises for Bruce aldermen

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope vetoed the raise that aldermen voted for themselves in a budget meeting a couple of weeks ago and the board agreed to lease land in the park to BHS for baseball purposes last night. … [Read More...]

Rob Langston

Langston seeks support from town to establish certified “Vardaman” label for sweet potatoes

Rob Langston, with Penick Produce, asked the town to support his effort to establish a “Vardaman Sweet Potatoes” certification mark. … [Read More...]


Pittsboro approves new budget with water rate increase

Pittsboro board approved the 2015 town budget following a budget hearing Tuesday night. … [Read More...]

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Derma adjusts garbage rate, adopts budget

Derma board of aldermen agreed last night to raise garbage rates $1 to match the increase from the county coming in February and adopted their 2014-2015 budget. … [Read More...]

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‘City honors Ace with room at City Hall; sets millage rate

Calhoun City’s Board of Aldermen will name their meeting room at the south end of city hall Ace’s Place for renowned citizen and musician Ace Cannon at their meeting last night. … [Read More...]


Supervisors approve garbage rate increase

Calhoun County Supervisors unanimously agreed to increase the county’s garbage fee at a meeting last Friday in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]

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