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Spencer Hill living his Ole Miss dream

Spencer Hill is living his dream. The Vardaman native grew up loving everything about Ole Miss. Today, he serves as equipment manager for nine Rebel sports and oversees daily operations at the Tuohy … [Read More...]

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Fitts was willing when God opened door

The Easter Sunrise Service at Turkey Creek Baptist Church each year is a little different than most. They hold it in the graveyard of the more than 165 year old church. … [Read More...]

Jason Camp and his wife Kristy and three-year-old daughter Molly. He said Molly is still trying to wrap her mind around the difference between him running a race (like Half-Marathon) and running for office. She is quick however to point out very verbally when a house has one of his or his opponents’ campaign signs.

Bruce native running for alderman in Starkville

Bruce native Jason Camp is making his first foray into politics with a run for city alderman in Starkville. … [Read More...]



Draine at All Star Game

Ladavius Draine, of Calhoun City,  helped Mississippi’s All-Stars defeat Alabama 96-91 in the 27th Alabama-Mississippi … [Read More...]


Wildcats beat Vardaman, Winona

Calhoun City scored four in the bottom of the sixth to rally for a 10-9 win over Vardaman on Saturday. … [Read More...]

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‘City wins matchup with Vardaman; Lady Rams top Smithville

The Calhoun City Lady Wildcats won three of four over the past week. … [Read More...]

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Trojans win three straight

The Bruce Trojans return to action this week riding a three-game winning streak. … [Read More...]

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Haley Nichols

Haley Mitchell Nichols of Bruce says she picked everything up from being in the kitchen with her … [Read More...]

Donna Stafford Cook

Donna Stafford

Donna Stafford of Calhoun City has been cooking since she got married 35 years ago. Until then she … [Read More...]

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Kelly Lindley

Kelly Lindley of Bruce says her main things to make are sweets and appetizers. She likes to take … [Read More...]

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Justin Moore

If Justin Moore of Calhoun City had to name one family favorite, it would be stuffed jalapenos, … [Read More...]

Betty Edwards

Betty Edwards

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

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Bennett talks robotics with Bruce chamber

Jennifer Bennett, robotics teacher from the school district’s Career and Technical Center, spoke to … [Read More...]

Dr. Jim Futral

Tell Someone rally visits Calhoun County

Dr. Jim Futral, director of the Mississippi Baptist Association, told a large gathering on the Bruce … [Read More...]


Bruce native earns Teacher of Year honor in Pelahatchie

Constance Stephen Sherrod was recently named Pelahatchie Attendance Center’s 2017 Teacher of the … [Read More...]


‘City man arrested for shoplifting in Oxford

The Oxford Police Department arrested two men Friday for allegedly stealing a woman’s wallet while … [Read More...]


Fred’s Pharmacy in Calhoun City burglarized early Tuesday morning

An undetermined amount of drugs was taken in a break-in at Fred’s Pharmacy in Calhoun City around 4 … [Read More...]


Calhoun City and Mantee men arrested for slayings in Clay County

WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) - Two men are being charged in the deaths of a couple found dead in a car in … [Read More...]

Shoppers enter a J.C. Penney Co. store inside the Glendale Galleria shopping center in Glendale, California, U.S., on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Analysts predict a wider second-quarter loss and the ninth straight sales drop when J.C. Penney reports on Aug. 20, though improvements are projected for the second half of the fiscal year. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

J.C. Penney in Oxford among national closures announced by company

J.C. Penney has released the list of 138 stores it plans to close, including five in Mississippi, in … [Read More...]


Supervisors change internet provider at courthouse; county insurance premium increases

Calhoun County Supervisors approved the change of the courthouse’s internet service to Bruce … [Read More...]

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Juniorettes get self defense demo

Bruce and Calhoun City Juniorette Clubs joined together for their March meetings on the 6th at the … [Read More...]


Robotics program will be featured at Bruce Chamber meeting

Calhoun County’s Robotics program will be highlighted at the Monday, March 20 Bruce Chamber of … [Read More...]

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Dearing shares passion for mission work with Lewis Memorial UMC

Allen Dearing has always had a passion for mission work both locally and abroad, which has helped … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City Dental Brigade returns from Honduras

The Calhoun City Rotary Club sponsored their annual Dental Brigade in Choluteca, Honduras during the … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City’s Spring Fling set for March 30

Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Spring Fling on Thursday, March 30 at the … [Read More...]

Anna Claire Watkins with the dress she made from coffee filters that she entered in the Beta contest.

Academy Beta group visits Biloxi

This year, Calhoun Academy Beta students went to Biloxi for the Beta Convention. … [Read More...]

Bruce Elementary School celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday by having members of the community read his books to the students.  First grade student Ally Gannis locating items in a Dr. Seuss-related scavenger hunt in their class.

Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday at Bruce Schools

Dr. Seuss is one of the most influential children’s book authors of all time. He was a very … [Read More...]


Bruce traffic stop leads to drug arrest

A traffic stop in Bruce last Wednesday night led to the arrest of a Guntown man with a large amount … [Read More...]


Church founders Nancy and William Harper thrive on serving community

William Harper and his wife Nancy founded Independent Full Gospel Church in Vardaman nearly twenty … [Read More...]

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Rev. James Taylor hooked on Civil War stories and genealogy

Bro. James Taylor, of Bruce, began hearing the entertaining stories of his ancestors service in the … [Read More...]

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Dog Lover’s League talks to ‘City board about opening shelter there

Calhoun City board of aldermen and Mayor J.R. Denton were addressed by Rose Wells of Bruce, founder … [Read More...]

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Bruce board names tennis courts in park for John Earl Armstrong

The Bruce board of aldermen agreed to name the tennis courts at Bruce Park in honor of Alderman John … [Read More...]

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Lots of unaccounted for water in Pittsboro

Pittsboro board of Aldermen spent the bulk of their meeting Tuesday trying to determine where excess … [Read More...]


Faddock hired as new Derma police officer

Derma hired a new part time police officer at the regular meeting of the board last night. … [Read More...]

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Vardaman board announces color plan for outside of complex

The outside of Vardaman’s new Municipal Complex will be painted ivory on the bottom, black on the … [Read More...]

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Supervisors approve new oversight for horse arena

Calhoun County Supervisors approved a new committee to provide oversight and management of the horse … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City mayor, ward four alderman, Derma and Vardaman boards all contested

Calhoun City has the only contested mayor's race while 'City, Derma and Vardaman each have contested … [Read More...]

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Wildcats visit State Capitol

The Calhoun City High School “Wildcats” football team and Coach Perry Liles were honored by the … [Read More...]

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Portions of South Calhoun included in TDS broadband expansion

TDS Telecom will expand broadband to more than 5,200 locations in Mississippi, including selective … [Read More...]

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Bruce man charged with hit-and-run; both drivers cited for no insurance

A fender bender on the Bruce Square led to an arrest for hit-and-run and citations issued for both … [Read More...]


Watch for lace bugs on Azaleas this spring

As warm beautiful spring days become present, we will be looking closer at our home landscape. If … [Read More...]


Casey Cook refurbishes R&L Motel in Calhoun City

Casey Cook purchased the R&L Motel in Calhoun City last October from family members and is in … [Read More...]

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Will Turner is proud of his Chickenbone church family

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church is in the midst of a major construction project that will increase the … [Read More...]

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Hill challenging Denton for Calhoun City mayor

Amye Hill has qualified to run for mayor against incumbent J.R. Denton in Calhoun City. It’s one of … [Read More...]

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‘City Rotary Club raffling Lynn Dobbs’ paintings for good cause

New slides, swings and trash cans were just the beginning of the improvements at the playground at … [Read More...]

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School board chooses slightly lesser bid for district depository

Calhoun County School Board honored the district reading fair winners and approved the depository … [Read More...]

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‘City police investigating broken windows at CCHS

Calhoun City Police are investigating the cause of three broken windows on the front of Calhoun City … [Read More...]

Willie Malone

Two arrested after Saturday shooting incident in Bruce

Two Bruce men have been arrested after a shooting incident Saturday afternoon on North McSweyne … [Read More...]

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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 … [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 … [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...]

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...]

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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...]

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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 … [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...]

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