• Nabors is MVP of Championship Game
  • 2A State Champs!
  • Calhoun City send off
  • Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman Christmas Parades postponed
  • Bruce Rotary Auction
  • Fire at Moore home in Vardaman



Calhoun City captures 2A State Championship with 22-8 win over Bay Springs

Calhoun City used a dominating defensive performance in the second half to beat Bay Springs 22-8 on Friday and win the Mississippi Class 2A state championship. The Wildcats (15-1) won their first … [Read More...]


Easley back in custody after he’s caught in Webster County

Daniel Easley, who escaped from a work detail at the Calhoun County Jail in a patrol car five days ago, was captured Friday in Webster County. … [Read More...]


Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman Christmas Parades postponed

The Bruce and Vardaman Christmas Parades have both been postponed. … [Read More...]



Calhoun City captures 2A State Championship with 22-8 win over Bay Springs

Calhoun City used a dominating defensive performance in the second half to beat Bay Springs 22-8 on Friday and win the … [Read More...]

Perry Liles

Calhoun City will face explosive offense from Bay Springs Friday

Calhoun City was anticipating playing Bassfield for the third time in the state title game, but the defending champs … [Read More...]

Preston Bailey

Pruitt, Bailey lead football honorees for 2016 Cougars

Calhoun Academy QB Cody Pruitt and LB Preston Bailey were honored with top awards in the conference at the conclusion of … [Read More...]

Rick Cleveland

Ferriss turned down Major Leagues for Delta State

The late, immeasurably great Boo Ferriss could have become a Major League manager had he chosen that path. With his … [Read More...]

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Emily Hicks

Hick’s wins Mayor’s Cup at Sweet Potato Festival

Emily Hardin Hicks, of New Albany, was the winner of the Mayor’s Cup for the Sweet Potato Cooking … [Read More...]


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Rochell appeal for parole denied by Supreme Court regarding 1992 murder case

The Supreme Court of Mississippi has denied an appeal of Arvin Dale Rochell who was seeking parole. … [Read More...]


Career Center, Academy hosting blood drives next week

The Calhoun County Career and Technical Center’s Health Science class will be sponsoring a blood … [Read More...]


Bruce, Calhoun City Christmas Parades are Saturday; Vardaman is next Monday

Bruce and Calhoun City will host their annual Christmas parades this Saturday, kicking off a flurry … [Read More...]

Homer Moore

Homer Moore wins district two supervisor runoff

Homer Moore will become the next supervisor in district two after defeating Kevin Chrestman Tuesday … [Read More...]


Golliday, Fleming attend first meeting after school board victories

Calhoun County’s newly elected school board members - Janice Golliday of Bruce and Will Fleming of … [Read More...]


Calhoun unemployment remains low

Calhoun County unemployment continues to remain at its lowest mark in nearly two decades according … [Read More...]


Coffeeville native serves in Pearl Harbor 75 years after attack that led U.S. into WWII

PEARL HARBOR – As the nation pauses to remember the attack on Pearl Harbor, which occurred 75 years … [Read More...]


Authorities searching for escaped inmate

Law enforcement authorities are searching near Maben for a Calhoun county inmate who left a work … [Read More...]


Academy quiz bowl team excels at Ole Miss competition

Calhoun Academy’s Academic Quiz Bowl Team attended the 2016 Brain Brawl at Ole Miss last week. … [Read More...]

Dene Fulton

Aquatic therapy among new programs coming to Baptist Calhoun

Dene Fulton told the Bruce Rotary Club last week the new physical therapy center opening next spring … [Read More...]

Thanksgiving Blessings

What I’m thankful for…

Bruce Elementary students express what they're thankful for on this Thanksgiving holiday in their … [Read More...]


Bruce Elementary students tell how they would cook a Thanksgiving Turkey

Bruce Elementary third graders took a moment before leaving school to write out detailed … [Read More...]

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First of four Christmas parades, flurry of other events start next week

Calhoun County families will gather to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, which means Christmas … [Read More...]


Operation Christmas Child again a success around Calhoun

More than 2,000 boxes of goods from all over the county were gathered at Derma Baptist Church last … [Read More...]


Baptist Calhoun earns state honor

Baptist Calhoun, formerly Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City, has been honored by the … [Read More...]

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Bruce Rotary begins work on annual Christmas baskets project

The Bruce Rotary Club is making preparations for its 17th year of providing Christmas baskets for … [Read More...]


Accelerated Reading program sidekicks, heroes and superheroes

We all know that sometimes reading is not the most exciting part of the school year. The majority of … [Read More...]

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Fourth Egg Bowl Run coming through Calhoun County Nov. 21

Ole Miss and Mississippi State will face off for the 113th Battle for the Golden Egg on Saturday, … [Read More...]

Aleta Brown

Goodman scholarship banquet is Nov. 26

The 33rd Annual A.D. Goodman Scholarship Banquet will be held Saturday, Nov. 26,  at 7 p.m. at the … [Read More...]


Calhoun City band members try out for Lions’ All State Band

Calhoun City band members Julien Jennings, Tony Toups, Anna Kathryn Edgeworth, Audrey Hardaway, … [Read More...]


Calvin & April Johnson reminisce of their life with Arabian horses

Calvin Johnson, of Bruce, knows horses, Arabians to be exact, like few others. It’s a gift he was … [Read More...]

Advisor Amanda Taylor,  and the Sales Career Development team Bradley Gordon, Dillon Williams, Jayla Culpepper  and Amiah Weball received Bronze emblems.

Vardaman FFA performs well at national competition

Members of the Vardaman FFA Chapter in Mississippi were among teams participating in the National … [Read More...]

Election Vote

Nov. 29 runoff to feature D2 supervisor, supreme court race

All Calhoun County voters will have the opportunity to go to the polls Nov. 29 to vote in a runoff, … [Read More...]


Boil Water Notice Lifted In Bruce

Boil Water Notice Lifted in Bruce … [Read More...]

Jimmy Hubbard

Hubbard wins Bruce alderman special election

Jimmy Hubbard became Bruce’s newest alderman Tuesday night defeating Chad King in a special election … [Read More...]


Ace signs ready for Square; ‘City Christmas Parade is Dec. 3

The Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce announced John Burt will serve as grand marshal for the annual … [Read More...]


Supervisors welcome new board member while saying goodbye to another

Calhoun County supervisors welcomed a new member to the board Monday morning while saying goodbye to … [Read More...]


Hubbard, King meet in Bruce alderman special election today

Ward three voters in Bruce will select their next alderman from a field of two on Tuesday, Nov. 15. … [Read More...]


Shelton earns honor from Bruce Rotary

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for November is Mikayla Shelton, the daughter of Sandi and Chris … [Read More...]


Bruce will be under ‘Boil Water’ Monday

The city of Bruce will be under a boil water notice starting sometime early Monday morning. … [Read More...]


Veterans saluted in programs on Bruce, Calhoun City squares

Large crowds gathered on the Bruce and Calhoun City squares Friday morning to honor veterans of all … [Read More...]

Peggy Whiteside was the 2014 Mayor's Cup winner.

Sweet Potato Festival Banquet is Saturday night

Vardaman’s Sweet Potato Festival Banquet is Saturday night at The Front Porch on Main Street. … [Read More...]


Life in Alaska – ‘City native Clemons shares stories of wild weather, fun

Cheslin Clemons Astorino said life in Alaska has been quite the adjustment for a Southern girl with … [Read More...]


Killough receives Joey Embry scholarship at Ole Miss

It has been 18 years since Bill and Gwen Embry of Coffeeville, lost their son Joey to a tragic … [Read More...]

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Grenada Lake user fees waived for veterans on Friday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District announced today that it will waive day use fees … [Read More...]

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Easter, Brown are guest speakers for Veterans’ Day programs in Bruce, ‘City

Bruce and Calhoun City will host their annual Veterans’ Day observances this Friday on eh respective … [Read More...]

Election Vote

Golliday, Fleming win school board races; Moore, Chrestman advance to supervisor runoff

10 of 10 precincts reporting. Results listed below. … [Read More...]

Charles Bobo

Bobo appointed district one supervisor on 3-1 vote

Charles Bobo was appointed interim district one supervisor replacing Ernest Fox and a special … [Read More...]


Vardaman to host “Tater Stock” during sweet potato festival week

The Vardaman High School Gym will host “TaterStock” on Wednesday, Nov. 9 during the annual Sweet … [Read More...]

Morgan Freeman relaxes in the Bruce Theater in between filming scenes on the Bruce square for a documentary on his life.

Freeman returns to Bruce to film segment for documentary

Movie actor and native Mississippian Morgan Freeman was in Bruce for a few days this week filming a … [Read More...]


Trump wins mock election at Bruce High School

With the United States presidential election just days away, students and teachers nationwide are … [Read More...]


43rd Sweet Potato Festival is Saturday in Vardaman

The 43rd Annual Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival kicks off this Saturday, Nov. 5 with the arts and … [Read More...]

Election Vote

Election Day arrives next Tuesday – U.S. President, Calhoun Supervisor, School Board seats on ballot

Calhoun Countians will go to the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 8 to cast their vote for United States … [Read More...]


Ralph Horton – pastor, constable, veteran

Ralph Horton is no stranger to wearing a uniform having worked most of his life as a professional … [Read More...]

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Martins’ Christmas lights in Derma to be turned on Nov. 25

Derma board of aldermen adopted the tax rolls for 2016 taxes at a short meeting of the board last … [Read More...]

James Casey

Vardaman will require permit for use of town fire hydrants

Vardaman board of aldermen adopted an ordinance for people filling up trucks and tanks from fire … [Read More...]


New business moving in to Pittsboro square

Pittsboro board made plans for Christmas lights, briefly discussed financials and noted a new … [Read More...]

J.R. Denton

Calhoun City board approves locations for three new street lights

Calhoun City aldermen approved the placement of street lights on poles at three areas of town at … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce board approves tax rolls

The Bruce board of aldermen approved the 2016 Personal and Real tax rolls as prepared by the county … [Read More...]

Porter Casey

Casey to resign at end of year as VHS principal; Superintendent outlines new policy for school grades

The Calhoun County School Board accepted the resignation of Vardaman High School Principal Porter … [Read More...]

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