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James Franklin

Closing of Houston’s emergency room impacting Calhoun

The recent closing of the emergency room at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston is having an impact on Calhoun Health Services (CHS) in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

Paul Moore Jr.

School board staying out of Musgrove lawsuit against state

The Calhoun County School Board remains content to stay out of former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove’s lawsuit that asks for participating school districts to receive the amount they’ve been underfunded by … [Read More...]


Calhoun child among latest confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68

The Mississippi Department of Health cornfirmed two new Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) cases in Mississippi Monday, including one in Calhoun County. … [Read More...]


Rick Cleveland

Mississippi State, Ole Miss have never been this good together

So, you ask, when is the last time two Mississippi teams were undefeated and ranked as highly as Ole Miss and … [Read More...]


Calhoun City will be vying for eighth straight over Bruce

Calhoun City will take aim at matching the longest win streak in the history of their rivalry with Bruce when they host … [Read More...]

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Smackdown in Sardis

Calhoun City looked every bit like a state championship contender on Friday. The Wildcats dominated a talented North … [Read More...]

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Amory spoils Bruce’s homecoming with rare shutout

The Bruce Trojans struggled all night against Amory who spoiled the Trojans’ homecoming last week with a 27-0 win at … [Read More...]

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Pat Welch

Pat Welch

These days Pat Welch of Bruce says that her cooking consists mostly of a pot of taco soup and a pan … [Read More...]

Michelle Good

Michelle Good

Michelle Good has been cooking the Wednesday night meal at Lewis Memorial Methodist Church in … [Read More...]

Emma Taylor

Emma Jean Tramel Taylor

Emma Jean Tramel Taylor of Water Valley and formerly of Bruce, uses a pie recipe that you can make … [Read More...]

Gail Baker

Gail Baker

Gail Baker of Banner is a sweet eater and a sweet maker. Chocolate is a favorite, especially … [Read More...]


Donna and Rick Hegwood

“When Rick retired (in 2009) he started cooking,” said Donna Hegwood of Pittsboro, adding that … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City opens “Ace Cannon Room”

Calhoun City honored its most famous citizen Sunday while he entertained them by performing some of his greatest hits. … [Read More...]


Calhoun records its lowest August unemployment rate in a decade

Calhoun County recorded its lowest August unemployment rate in a decade, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. … [Read More...]


Lucius, Rimmer receive Homecoming honors at Vardaman

Vardaman High School celebrated homecoming last week with Laken Lucius being crowned 2014 Homecoming Queen. … [Read More...]

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Talford, May receive Bruce Homecoming honors

Bruce High School celebrated homecoming last week during which Tamera Talford was crowned 2014 Homecoming Queen. … [Read More...]

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Sweet Potato cooking contest set for Nov. 8

Make plans to enter the sweet potato cooking contest to be Saturday, Nov. 8, during the 40th Annual Sweet Potato Festival in Vardaman. Winners will be selected in each category: Cakes, Miscellaneous (Desserts), Men’s, Pies, Miscellaneous (Others), Youth … [Read More...]

Kenneth White

Sheriff’s Dept. hosting “Take Back Drugs” day Sept. 27

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted … [Read More...]

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Bruce Trojans host Homecoming Pep Rally on the Square

Bruce High School celebrated Homecoming with a pep rally on the Bruce Square Thursday night. … [Read More...]

Julien Jennings

Leaders of the Bands

Taylor Haire loves the competition, Chelsea Tillman thrives on becoming a leader and Julien Jennings cherishes the opportunity to be more involved in his top passion – music. … [Read More...]


Corps hosting “Veterans’ Hunts” around Grenada Lake in November

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Grenada Lake Field Office is organizing a special draw hunt to reduce deer herd numbers and slow habitat degradation within approximately 1,235 acres of forested and open land adjacent to the Grenada Lake Dam. … [Read More...]


Absentee voting underway for Nov. 4 election

Absentee voting is now underway for the Nov. 4 general election.  The ballot currently features five contested races, one statewide initiative and four races with only one candidate. … [Read More...]

Reda Bullard

Pittsboro mayor says she wants to hold alcohol referendum “as soon as possible”

Pittsboro voters are expected to have an opportunity to legalize beer and/or liquor as soon as the Nov. 4 election. … [Read More...]

Sheriff Pollan

Calhoun City man shot in head during drive-by shooting

Calhoun City Police and the sheriff's department are investigating a drive-by shooting from early this morning in which a Calhoun City man was shot in the head. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun County libraries work to digitize school yearbooks

The public libraries of Calhoun County are cooperating in a drive to gather yearbooks from all the schools in the county in order to have them preserved for generations to come. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City Homecoming

Calhoun City High School celebrated homecoming last Friday where Senior Adaysia Edwards was crowned Homecoming Queen. … [Read More...]


Oct. 4 is deadline to register to vote for Nov. 4 election

Saturday, Oct. 4 is the deadline to register to vote and participate in the Nov. 4 general election. … [Read More...]

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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...]


Edwards crowned Homecoming Queen at Calhoun City

  Adaysia Edwards was crowned homecoming queen at Calhoun City Friday night. … [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 prosecution side, and years later I’m doing criminal … [Read More...]

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...]

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