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Supervisors open bids on two projects; Fox questions quick sentencing in murder case

Calhoun County Supervisors opened bids on two projects in the county including paving just over a mile of the Big Creek Road. … [Read More...]

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Every Hero has a Story at the Yancy Library

Attention all reading heroes! The library needs your help. … [Read More...]


Calhoun and Gore Springs native Don Phillips earns state honor

“In Matthew chapter 28, Jesus tells his disciples to go and minister in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the outermost parts of the earth,” Don Phillips said. “Mississippi College has been my … [Read More...]



Gunn, Coleman, Tucker, Cousins, Jennings advance to state track

Five Calhoun County athletes will advance to the state track meet in Pearl this Saturday, May 9. … [Read More...]

Jordan England is greeted at home plate after hitting a 2-run home run in the first inning.

Hatley defeats Calhoun City 12-6 to win series

Calhoun City's baseball season came to an end Friday night at Hatley with a 12-6 loss in the deciding game three. … [Read More...]

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Hatley evens series with Calhoun City with late rally

Calhoun City appeared in position for a sweep Thursday night leading 4-1 after five innings, but a disastrous sixth and … [Read More...]

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Crappie Tourney winners

Holmes Community College had its second annual Open Crappie Tournament April 4. … [Read More...]

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Wanda Meadows of Sabougla got a recipe for Teacher’s Delight cake from Calhoun Academy when her … [Read More...]

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Calhoun poll workers announced for May 12 special election

Poll workers were announced this week for the May 12 special election for U.S. House of Representatives 1st Congressional District. … [Read More...]

Dr. John Goudelock with the bell donated to the Bruce Museum.

Goudelocks, Collums donate old M&SV bell to Bruce Museum

When the E.L. Bruce Company established their sawmill in Calhoun County in 1927, they built a railroad connecting their mill to the Mississippi Central Railroad at Coffeeville. … [Read More...]


Grant will allow tire disposal program to continue in Calhoun

An $80,000 grant from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality will allow the waste tire grant collection program to continue in Calhoun County. … [Read More...]

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Anderson pleads, gets life

A Derma man plead guilty to murder today and was sentenced to life in prison. … [Read More...]

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Pittsboro liquor store still targeting Memorial Day for opening

Mike Winter said Memorial Day remains his goal for opening the county’s first liquor store. … [Read More...]


Calhoun City bands perform spring concerts

The CCHS, CCMS, and Calhoun City Beginner Bands gave their spring concert on April 26 at the CCHS Auditorium. … [Read More...]

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School board approves up to seven new teachers

The Calhoun County School Board approved a proposal for up to seven new teaching positions for next year at Monday’s meeting in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]


Calhoun records its lowest unemployment rate in almost 15 years

Calhoun County recorded its lowest unemployment rate in nearly 15 years in March, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. … [Read More...]

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Derma man arrested for Friday night murder on West Taylor Avenue in Calhoun City

A Derma man is in the Calhoun County Jail facing a murder charge following an incident Friday on West Taylor Avenue in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

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Art class studies pointillism

Some great art is coming about at the Calhoun County Career and Technical Center in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]


Authorities investigating homicide on West Taylor in Calhoun City

The Calhoun County Sheriffs Department and Calhoun City Police are investigating a homicide that took place some time Friday on West Taylor Avenue in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

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Shining seniors of Bruce High

With graduation quickly approaching, seniors are working hard to make their last year at BHS the best. These “Shining Seniors” each have unique, individual goals for their time left here. … [Read More...]

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Wagner, Tindall earn STAR student teacher honors at Calhoun Academy

Keely Wagner has been named as a STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2014-2015 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program. … [Read More...]

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John Steele Davis prefers to create “functional art”

John Steele Davis grew up in the Ellard community, attended Bruce High School and Northwest Community College. … [Read More...]


Bill Williams aims to return WWII flag to Japanese soldiers’ families

Bill Williams, of Calhoun City, was listening to National Public Radio one day when he heard a story that struck a chord with him. … [Read More...]

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Two Houston men injured in Wednesday accident in Vardaman

An accident late Wednesday afternoon on Hwy. 8 in Vardaman between a pickup and an 18-wheeler sent two brothers to the hospital. … [Read More...]

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Chuck Lovorn creating his own niche in Calhoun City

A custom t-shirt shop, a large scale print operation, a retailer for unique candles, provider of one-of-a-kind Mississippi State University apparel, a marketing agency, website builder and much more, are all under one roof, and many may not even know it’s … [Read More...]

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Bank of Okolona planning to open in Bruce; Baker leaves BancorpSouth

The Bank of Okolona is planning to open a new location in Bruce in the coming months and will have a familiar manager to the Bruce community. … [Read More...]


Bruce Chamber outlines priorities for new year; offers first look at 2015 Sawmill Festival logo

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce began their new year Monday forming a list of priorities for the organization to work toward. … [Read More...]


Ruths earn Margery B. Rogers Clark Scholarship

Teaching history to the next generation is one way of preserving it. The Margery B. Rogers Clark Memorial Scholarship was bestowed on Jacob Ruth and Jade Ruth recently at the eighth annual ceremonies and dinner held recently in Bruce. … [Read More...]

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Grenada man killed in Hwy. 8 accident Monday morning

A fatal accident occurred around 8:30 this morning on Hwy 8 West in Calhoun County near County Road 380. … [Read More...]


Calhoun County population continues very gradual decline

Calhoun County’s population is continuing a very gradual decline, according to statistics recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau. … [Read More...]


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...]

Mr. and Miss BHS Carlos Cervantes and Anna Leise Tedford

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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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...]

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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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