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Supt. Mike Moore releases statement

Supt. of Education Mike Moore has released the following statement: There have been recent news accounts regarding possible criminal charges against certain school district officials in … [Read More...]


Joan Clark loved second career as house mother at Ole Miss, MSU and LSU

Joan Doolitte Clark, of Old Town, has deep roots in Calhoun County, but also at Ole Miss, Mississippi State and LSU because of the lasting relationships developed through years as a house mother for a … [Read More...]

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Owen Hitchcock feels at home at Bradford Chapel

Owen Hitchcock considers himself more of a teacher these days than a preacher when he’s in the pulpit. … [Read More...]



Calhoun City athletes advance to North Half meet

Several Calhoun City athletes advanced to the North Half track meet with their performances Monday. … [Read More...]

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Bluejays win Alabama Tourney

MS Bluejays 11U took the  Championship in the King of the Diamonds Tournament in Russellville, AL, April 8. … [Read More...]

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NFl draft filled with mistakes every year

The 2017 NFL Draft begins Thursday, and there is really only one sure thing. That is, mistakes will be made.  It happens … [Read More...]


Lady Rams sweep Biggersville in opening round

The Vardaman Lady Rams completed a first round sweep of Biggersville Tuesday night winning 7-4 on the road. … [Read More...]

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Jodee Gore

“I saw the Homemade Sea Salt Caramel Candy on Pinterest. It was hard to make the first time, but … [Read More...]

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April Gordon

“My mom just threw me in the kitchen,” said April Gordon of Bruce. She grew up in Fulton and her … [Read More...]

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Phyllis Vaughn

Before Phyllis Vaughn of Bruce retired, she worked 12-15 hour days so she had to find shortcuts to … [Read More...]

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Wendy Ward

“I do not eat cornbread, peas or butterbeans. I’m not a very good Southerner,” said Wendy Ward of … [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...]

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Dallas Gore

Dallas Gore to take over as BHS principal; Gillespie moving to district office

Dallas Gore will become the next principal at Bruce High School replacing Michael Gillespie who is … [Read More...]

Stan Evans

Superintendent, BHS officials charged for not reporting alleged sexual crime; family members attempt to address school board

Bruce Police Chief Stan Evans said they were charging Superintendent Mike Moore, BHS Principal … [Read More...]

Russell Jolly

Jolly says state leaders no friend to rural counties

Sen. Russell Jolly expressed his concerns for the future of rural Mississippi at the quarterly … [Read More...]

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Vardaman election for board of aldermen is next Tuesday

The first municipal election of 2017 in Calhoun County will take place next Tuesday, May 2 when … [Read More...]

Timothy Cook

Update: School board hires new principal for Vardaman, head football coach for Bruce

The Calhoun County School Board hired a new principal for Vardaman High School and a new head … [Read More...]

Kenneth White

Sheriff’s Department hosting Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will … [Read More...]

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McCormick scores 30 on ACT

BHS junior Caitlin McCormick’s strive for success paid off when she took the American College Test … [Read More...]

Bruce policeman Corey Alexander escorts Loray Jordan out of courthouse.

Jordan waives hearing, charged with touching BHS student for lustful purposes

Bruce High School teacher Loray Jordan, Jr. waived his right to a probable cause hearing Friday … [Read More...]

Jaten and Sissy Tunnell

Top AR points earners from BES get trip to Ole Miss baseball game

Students at Bruce Schools have to read to meet a certain amount of Accelerated Reader points. … [Read More...]

Joy Foy

Foy to speak on revitalizing Bruce April 27 at Museum

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce will host a special meeting on “revitalizing Bruce.” … [Read More...]

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Hands on History for CA students

“Hands on History” is the way Calhoun Academy teacher Diana Wells described the experience her … [Read More...]


Nix earns Rotary honor

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for April is Jennifer Nix, daughter of Shea Nix and the late Jay Nix. … [Read More...]


Bobo pleads guilty to murder; Tutor found guilty by jury in burglary

A Calhoun City man pled guilty today to first degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison with … [Read More...]

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Stephens, Slate Springs’ Bethany Baptist eager to do Lord’s work

Anthony Stephens had to make some adjustments to life in tiny Slate Springs after becoming pastor of … [Read More...]

Barbara Winter

Relay For Life set for Friday night in Bruce

Barbara Winter, a two-time cancer survivor, looked around the crowded multi-purpose center Monday … [Read More...]

Loray Jordan

Bruce High teacher facing sex charge involving student

A Bruce High School teacher has been charged by the Bruce Police Department with “gratification of … [Read More...]

Aaron Lee Patane

Court denies appeal of Derma man serving life sentence

A Derma man will spend the rest of his life in prison after the Mississippi Court of Appeals denied … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Mayor outlines busy agenda to Bruce Chamber of Commerce

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope outlined to the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday at lunch a number of projects … [Read More...]

Sonny Clanton

Supervisors expand college program to Northeast, ICC

Calhoun County high school graduates will now be able to attend Northwest, Northeast and Itawamba … [Read More...]

Lisa Bishop

Bishop joins staff of Calhoun County Medical Clinic

Lisa H. Bishop, DNP, FNP-BC, has joined the medical staff of Calhoun County Medical Clinic. … [Read More...]

Dee Dee

Franklin earns scholarship from GFWC-MFWC

Dee-Ivy Jo Franklin, of Pittsboro was awarded the first GFWC-MFWC District III Scholarship at the … [Read More...]

Rudy Ferguson, Mary Alon James, Liz Reeder, Jersey Ferguson, Logan Collins, Chassidy May, and Mikayla Shelton attended the annual Mississippi Association of Student Councils Conference at St. Patrick’s Catholic High School in Biloxi on March 24-25.

BHS Student Council ‘hits home run with leadership’

Members of BHS Student Council went to Biloxi March 24-27. … [Read More...]

Kim Gregory

Community Choir to perform April 22-23 around county

Kim Gregory, of Bruce, spoke to the Bruce Rotary Club last week about the Calhoun Community Choir’s … [Read More...]

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Work, Family Provide Ideal Combination for Stewart

Pontotoc Electric Meter Route Coordinator and Collector Billy Jack Stewart can’t imagine working … [Read More...]

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Oak Grove CME is ‘small church doing big things’

Oak Grove C.M.E. Church west of Bruce is known as the “small church that’s doing big things.” … [Read More...]

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Sheila Williams enjoying experience as Uber driver in Oxford

If you find yourself in Oxford late one night clicking on your phone for a ride with Uber, Sheila … [Read More...]

Eddie Bollinger

Bollinger to perform at Calhoun City Chamber Banquet

Tickets are on sale now for the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce banquet set for Tuesday, April 25. … [Read More...]

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Easter Egg hunts scheduled all around county this weekend

Calhoun County children will have a number of opportunities to find Easter Eggs this weekend with … [Read More...]

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Vardaman class utilizes butterflies to study impact of Holocaust

Vardaman Schools’ cafeteria has been invaded by butterflies – thousands, with thousands more still … [Read More...]

John Harrison

Harrison to be inducted into Mississippi Wildlife Hall of Fame

John Harrison, of Calhoun City, has been selected for induction in the Mississippi Outdoor Hall of … [Read More...]


Two arrested on drug, shoplifting charges in Bruce

A man from Banner and woman from Blue Springs were arrested on drug charges Saturday afternoon in … [Read More...]

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Relay For Life set for April 21 in Bruce

Calhoun County’s annual Relay for Life will be held Friday, April 21 from 6 p.m. until midnight at … [Read More...]

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‘City man injured in motorcycle accident in Vardaman

A Calhoun City man was airlifted to North Mississippi Regional Center after the motorcycle he was … [Read More...]

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Paris Dollar General plans official grand opening on April 15

Dollar General’s newest store at on Hwy 9 W in Paris is now open. In its new location, Dollar … [Read More...]

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Bids opened for bridge project on CR 282

True North Earthworks appears to have the low bid among six opened Friday morning at the Calhoun … [Read More...]

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Bruce woman killed in Thursday evening wreck in Pontotoc County

A Bruce woman died as a result of a one-vehicle accident on Hwy. 9 Thursday in Pontotoc County. … [Read More...]

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McNeece to speak at Celebrate Excel Banquet April 13 in Pittsboro

The annual Celebrate Excel banquet will be held Thursday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Pittsboro with … [Read More...]

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Bruce students spend Spring Break abroad

The traditional spring break would consist of enjoying mini vacations, binge watching Netflix … [Read More...]

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Richard Kelly leads Pittsboro Baptist Church

Pittsboro Baptist Church pastor Richard Kelly worked for years in the golf business before he was … [Read More...]

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Bruce’s Ken Winter leads Mississippi’s Police Chiefs

Ken Winter dreamed of working in law enforcement for as long as he can remember. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City board gets look at plans for new Sonic

Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton showed plans of the new Sonic to the aldermen at last night’s board … [Read More...]

Chris Ward

Vardaman hires Ward as maintenance supervisor

The town of Vardaman hired Chris Ward as maintenance supervisor for the town at the regular meeting … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce accepts bid for Jimmy Beckley project; receives request for paving

The Bruce town board approved a bid for repair and paving on Jimmy Beckley Drive and heard a request … [Read More...]

Brenda Crow

Derma pledges support for no-kill dog shelter in Calhoun City

Derma board of aldermen pledged their support to help any way they could with the organization of a … [Read More...]

Charles Mahan

Pittsboro board talks water issues

Charles Mahan and water department issues dominated Pittsboro’s meeting Tuesday night. … [Read More...]

Barney Wade

Supervisors consider change to college tuition program

Calhoun County Supervisors are considering alternating their college tuition program to include any … [Read More...]

Whitney White

White wins national writing contest, to meet publishers

Whitney White, of Big Creek, has been named a finalist in a national writing contest sponsored by … [Read More...]

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Storm causes damage around North Calhoun

A severe thunderstorm left fallen trees in its wake early Monday morning causing a variety of … [Read More...]

Laura Brower

BHS students take advantage of dual enrollment

For some students at BHS, the time to make decisions for college and the future has arrived. Some … [Read More...]

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Car backs across square, crashes into Artifacts store

There were no injuries, but property was damaged when a car crossed the Bruce square backwards … [Read More...]

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