• Monument dedicated for Pvt. Grizzle
  • SRR staff attends conference at Ole Miss
  • Calhoun Academy Senior Homecoming Maids


Marley Hood reviewed her class of CCES second graders with flash cards.

Teacher Academy students visit CCES

Teacher’s Academy prepares students  who have the aspirations to one day become a teacher. Teacher’s Academy I students visited Calhoun City  September 22 for the first time. … [Read More...]

Benny Langford

Langford says his experience among reasons he should remain constable

“To the citizens of Calhoun County Post 2: I would like to begin with my background. … [Read More...]

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Bruce students participate in “See You At The Pole”

“These all with one accord continued steadfastly in prayer, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.” Acts? ?1:14? ? … [Read More...]


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Calhoun City, East Webster meet in big Region 4-2A game Friday night

Calhoun City and East Webster will meet this Friday in Cumberland in a game many believe will decide the favorite in the … [Read More...]

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Bert Jenkins among best Mississippi coaches of all time

Hall of Famer Bert Jenkins, perhaps the best coach I ever covered and certainly in the top two or three, was not a … [Read More...]

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Calhoun Academy finishes third in North; advances to state this weekend

Calhoun Academy’s lady Cougars split four games at North Half last weekend to earn third and a trip to the state … [Read More...]

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Rams keep momentum rolling with big Homecoming win

The buzz around Carter Field is back. Vardaman rode a building wave of momentum in the program the past several weeks to … [Read More...]

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Mary Gordon’s creativity touches many forms of art

Bruce native Mary Gordon is currently a senior at Ole Miss completing a degree in secondary education. Like many creative individuals her age, she has changed her major once or twice which allows her to remain a student two more semesters. … [Read More...]

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SRR staff attends workshop at Ole Miss

Mikayla Shelton, Madison May and Lexi Harmon, members of the Skuna River Review newspaper staff,  attended the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association’s annual fall workshop Thursday, Sept. 24 on the Ole Miss campus. … [Read More...]


Bruce man arrested for selling counterfeit goods in Pontotoc

A Bruce man has been arrested by agents of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office and charged with possession of counterfeit goods with the intent to sell, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. … [Read More...]

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School Board favors appointing a school superintendent

The Calhoun County School Board began prioritizing their legislative agenda Monday night with changing from an elected to an appointed superintendent at the top. … [Read More...]

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Bids opened for Weyerhaeuser turn lane project

Bids were opened Tuesday morning at Bruce City Hall for the Weyerhaeuser turn lane project on Hwy. 9 and came in under budget to the delight of Bruce officials. … [Read More...]


Calhoun unemployment continues to decrease

Calhoun County’s unemployment rate dropped to its lowest mark since 2000 in August, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. … [Read More...]


Supervisors approve new truck for sheriff’s dept.; set public hearing for Oct. 5 on hospital

Calhoun County Supervisors approved the purchase of a new truck for the sheriff's department and made plans for the Oct. 5 hearing regarding potential new management for Calhoun Health Services at their Sept. 25 meeting. … [Read More...]

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Absentee voting underway for November general election

Absentee voting is now underway for the Nov. 3 general election that includes local races such as sheriff, supervisor, chancery clerk and school superintendent as well as statewide races such as governor, lt. governor and attorney general. … [Read More...]

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Behind the scenes look at last week’s Homecoming festivities in Bruce

BHS celebrated “Jungle Boogie” Homecoming September 14-18. Throughout the week, students got into  it by participating in the spirit days of Merry Christmas Monday, Spotlight Tuesday, Wacky Tourist Wednesday, Throwback Thursday and Fancy Friday, which were … [Read More...]

Kenneth White

Sheriff’s Dept. hosting “Take Back Drugs” day Sept. 26

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 prescription … [Read More...]


Homecoming court, schedule released for Calhoun Academy

Homecoming festivities are right around the corner for Calhoun Academy.  Multiple events will be taking place throughout the week. … [Read More...]

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Slow internet speeds having big impact on Calhoun County Schools

Calhoun County School officials are hoping some national exposure will aid their efforts to improve the district’s woeful internet speeds. … [Read More...]

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Reconnect Therapy to open new clinic on Bruce Square

Reconnect Therapy plans to move its outpatient services to the Bruce Square in the near future. … [Read More...]

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Woman arrested after visiting jail under the influence

A Bruce woman who came to the Calhoun County Jail to leave money for an inmate ended up as an inmate. … [Read More...]

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Chief says arrest will be made soon for Bruce Xpress break-in

Bruce Police are expected to make an arrest this week related to the early morning break-in at Bruce Xpress last Friday. … [Read More...]

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Bruce Chamber introduces Terry Davis as its secretary

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce introduced Terry Davis as its new secretary at the organization’s monthly lunch meeting Monday. … [Read More...]

Speech therapist Dana Hobby, holding Jaden, and Christina Graham, holding Caden, used new pacifier-activated technology in the NICU to help Jaden learn to bottle feed.

Grahams give back to NICU after receiving great support

TUPELO, Miss.—Everyone knows that music soothes the soul, but for fragile newborns in North Mississippi Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, it can do so much more. … [Read More...]


Northwest remains largest community college in North Mississippi

Enrollment at Mississippi's 15 community colleges fell for the fifth year in a row. … [Read More...]


BES and BUES wage “Penny War”

There are plenty of creative ways to raise money for a good cause, and Bruce Elementary and Bruce Upper Elementary schools did just that by participating in their annual “Penny War”. … [Read More...]

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Phillips’ passion is art

Everyone has something they are passionate about. Whether it is music, dance, band, cheer, sports, or art, talents can come in all shapes and sizes, and everyone has a different point of view. … [Read More...]

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Parker Grace, Claudia Raffo in Miss Arkansas pageant

Claudio Raffo, right, Miss Northeast Arkansas, and her princess, Parker Grace Long, of Vardaman, recently walked the runway at the 2015 Miss Arkansas pageant in Hot Springs recently. … [Read More...]


Cheetah determined to show support for kids

Cheetah – that’s how everybody knows her. Juanita Norris’ nickname came to be when she was a small child and one of her cousins – Eddie Lawrence, who lives in Memphis now – couldn’t pronounce Juanita. … [Read More...]

The rails and cross ties are gone off the railroad, but the path remains clear along most of the M&SV between Bruce and Coffeeville.

New interest expressed in bringing railroad back to Bruce

The recent acquisition of the railroad line  running from Southaven to Canton, including the connection to Bruce Junction at Coffeeville, has renewed interest in the potential to restore the former M&SV rail line from Bruce to Coffeeville. … [Read More...]

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Final numbers show three students held back in first year of Reading Gate

Final results were released last week for the first year of the Third Grade Reading Gate showing Calhoun County with nearly 92% passing. … [Read More...]


Suspected bootlegger arrested for cocaine possession in Vardaman

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office was looking at a suspect for bootlegging when they found a big quantity of cocaine bagged up ready to sell at his residence instead. Officers also discovered that the man was using three separate identities. … [Read More...]

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Next round of paving in Bruce slated for mid October

The next round of paving streets in Bruce is expected to begin in mid October. … [Read More...]


MSU horticulturist urges ‘City group not to throw away mums

More plant color in the winter, what vegetables to plant now and making the most of your mums were all topics covered by Dr. Jeff Wilson during a program last week on the Calhoun City Square. … [Read More...]

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Langford forced to temporarily resign constable post

Calhoun County Supervisors accepted Benny Langford’s resignation as constable Monday morning, although Langford is still actively seeking re-election to the position in November. … [Read More...]

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None injured in early morning apartment fire

No one was injured last night in a fire at the apartment complex on North Newberger Avenue in Bruce. … [Read More...]


Calhoun man wanted for burglary arrested in Yalobusha after 3-hour manhunt

A Calhoun County man is behind bars after allegedly breaking into a residence, stealing a shotgun and a four-wheeler and leading authorities on a three-hour manhunt. … [Read More...]

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