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Carolyn Easley has loved art as both career, hobby

Carolyn Easley began drawing at a young age. Once her parents saw her strong interest for creating pictures, they purchased her a drawing board and art supplies. … [Read More...]

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Teacher of the Year Amanda Gulledge shares her passion for art with students

Calhoun County art teacher Amanda Gulledge said she was “completely surprised” when Superintendent Mike Moore announced she was the 2014-15 teacher of the year for Calhoun County Schools. … [Read More...]

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Bruce High School announces 2015 honors

With graduation quickly approaching, BHS seniors are hustling to finish work, working to complete classes, and making final decisions about college. … [Read More...]


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Calhoun City wins division track meet at Coldwater

Calhoun City boys' and girls' track teams won the division meet Thursday at Coldwater. … [Read More...]

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Huffman pitches Vardaman past Water Valley; win over Houlka means playoffs for Lady Rams

Vardaman's Sydney Huffman pitched a near perfect game in the Lady Rams' 1-0 win over Water Valley Tuesday night. … [Read More...]

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McMahon develops into ace for Southern Miss

It’s not quite correct to say that James McMahon of Southern Miss came out of nowhere to become one of the nation’s … [Read More...]

Beauty Johnson

Bruce track team having successful season

The BHS Track team competed in a meet in New Albany April 7. Both the boys and girls placed well. The entire team, … [Read More...]

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Celebration of 20 years of Excel planned for April 26

“It’s really difficult to believe it’s been 20 years since the first group of elementary  students came to the mobile home unit on the Calhoun City High School campus for Summer Excel,” Donna Cole said. … [Read More...]

Laura Edwards

Calhoun City SquareFest scheduled for May 29-30

A successful Spring Fling, the fast approaching SquareFest, and the annual Chamber Banquet were all discussed Tuesday at the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce’s monthly meeting. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun County’s Relay For Life raises more than $40,000

Calhoun County's 2015 Relay for Life event raised approximately $43,000 for the American Cancer Society while honoring local survivors and remembering those lost to cancer. … [Read More...]

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Supervisors approve grant, travel expense for conference

Calhoun County Supervisors accepted a solid waste grant, declared an old truck surplus property, and approved travel expenses for board members to attend a conference next week on the Gulf Coast during a brief meeting Tuesday morning. … [Read More...]

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None injured in morning house fire in Vardaman

Vardaman fireman Kenneth Scott was among the first to respond to the house fire this morning at his home. … [Read More...]

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SRR’s Thornton wins award at MSPA at Ole Miss

Mississippi Scholastic Press Association was held Thursday, March 26, and the Skuna River Review and annual staff were all in attendance. … [Read More...]

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Bruce’s Bowling chosen for Stanford summer program

Bruce High School student Rebecca Bowling has been offered the opportunity of a lifetime by Stanford Law School and Envision Program. … [Read More...]

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Smith, Hardin named STAR Student, Teacher at Bruce High

Savannah Smith has been named as a STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2014-15 school year by the MS Economic Council (MEC) M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the STAR Program. … [Read More...]

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Neely-Dorsey to speak at Yancy Library’s Brown Bag luncheon

Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library as we celebrate “Unlimited Possibilities at Your Library” National Library Week 2015 with a Brown Bag Luncheon featuring Mississippi poet, Patricia Neely-Dorsey. … [Read More...]


Sawmill Queen Tea is Sunday at Gore home

Sawmill Queen Tea will be Sunday, Apr. 12 at 2 p.m. at the home of Ginger Gore, 39 CR 151, Bruce. … [Read More...]

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Ace Cannon inducted into North America Country Music Hall of Fame

Ace Cannon, of Calhoun City, was inducted into the North America Country Music Associations, Int’l. Hall of Fame at their 18th annual event on March 14, in Pigeon Forge, TN. … [Read More...]


Calhoun City native and former military man Vencie Varnado enjoying work as Leo “Bud” Welch’s right-hand-man

It’s late Saturday night in Oxford, and up on stage in the dimly lit bar is Bruce Bluesman Leo “Bud” Welch” wailing away on his hot pink guitar to the roar of the crowd. … [Read More...]

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Bruce’s Lakyn Burt has lung transplant

As many know, a dear student at BHS, Lakyn Burt, was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis early on. … [Read More...]

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Dill taken into custody, facing three charges of ‘inappropriate contact’ with a Vardaman student

Former Vardaman softball coach Billy Dill waived his "probable cause hearing" Wednesday morning at the Calhoun County Courthouse and was immediately taken into custody facing three charges related to allegations of  “inappropriate contact with a student.” … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce board sets May as cleanup month; gives Water Dept. Director Liles a raise

The Bruce board of aldermen set cleanup month for May where citizens will be able to dispose of items typically not picked up by the garbage truck. … [Read More...]

J.R. Denton

Mayor prioritizes where he’d like to see chip seal applied first

“From the square to Keenum Road,” is one of the first areas Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton told the board of aldermen last night he would like to see done when they begin putting down chip seal again. … [Read More...]

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Pittsboro alderman Les Morgan resigns from board

Pittsboro Alderman Les Morgan resigned from the board Tuesday night at their meeting. … [Read More...]

Paul Moore Jr.

Vardaman to demand visible 911 address numbers on houses

Vardaman board of aldermen agreed to enforce the county ordinance which requires 911 addresses to be visibly placed on houses. … [Read More...]

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Derma board buys new mower for town

Derma board of aldermen approved the purchase of a zero-turn mower for the town at the regular meeting of the board last night. … [Read More...]


Hearing set for Vardaman coach facing allegations of “inappropriate contact” with student

A hearing related to an ongoing investigation involving a Vardaman coach/teacher and allegations of “inappropriate contact with a student” is currently scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 at 10 a.m. at the Calhoun County Courthouse in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]


Supervisors authorize bridge projects, meet congressional candidate in special election

Calhoun County supervisors met a candidate for the May 12 special election for congress, authorized some bridge projects to proceed and approved training for several county employees at Monday’s meeting in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun’s Relay For Life is Friday night

Calhoun County will honor "SuperHeroes of Hope" this Friday night at the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life at the Bruce football field. … [Read More...]

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Easter Egg Hunt on the Bruce square

An Easter egg hunt was held last Saturday on the Bruce square. … [Read More...]

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May earns Bruce Rotary honor

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for April is Cara May. … [Read More...]

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Regis returns to roots of making handcrafted items

Although Rose Harmon Turner Regis is not a native of Calhoun County, she has lived and worked here since 1979. … [Read More...]

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Digital Media class is excelling at Career Center

The Digital Media Program at the Career and Technical Center teaches students all from Calhoun City, Bruce and Vardaman. … [Read More...]


Sawmill Queen Tea set April 12

Sawmill Queen Tea will be Sunday, Apr. 12 at 2 p.m. at the home of Ginger Gore, 39 CR 151, Bruce. The queen position is open to all junior and seniors girls from Bruce High School or Calhoun Academy who live in Bruce or the outskirts of Bruce. Girls should … [Read More...]

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BHS student Chase Braddock loves working on cars

There are many students who have a talent, but not many can say they work on cars. … [Read More...]

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Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman hosting Easter activities for kids

Bruce, Vardaman and Calhoun City will all provide opportunities to hunt Easter Eggs and meet the Easter Bunny during events over the next few days. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun native Joe Young is a successful dentist, history buff

Dr. Joe Young is truly a native of all of Calhoun County. He was born in Bruce, attended school in Calhoun City, but the bulk of his county roots are in Vardaman, more specifically, Ellzey. … [Read More...]

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