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Fifth Egg Bowl Run coming through Calhoun County Nov. 20

Ole Miss and Mississippi State will face off for the 114th Battle for the Golden Egg on Thursday, Nov. 23. Prior to opening kickoff, the game ball will have traveled 100 miles by foot. Army ROTC … [Read More...]


Eacholes to receive Goodman scholarship

The 34th Annual A.D. Goodman Scholarship Banquet will be Saturday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m. at the St. Luke Masonic Lodge in Bruce. … [Read More...]

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BUES turkey feather funds going to Williamses

Bruce Upper Elementary School is donating money to the Michael Williams family. … [Read More...]


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Calhoun City wins physical game with Philadelphia 34-32

In a heavyweight tilt that lived up to the billing, it was Calhoun City RB Keshun Parker that delivered the biggest … [Read More...]


Lady Rams top East Webster; Bruce swept by South Pontotoc

The Vardaman Lady Rams were the only local winner in Friday night basketball action. … [Read More...]

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Bruce native Benjy Parker named MACJC’s North Coach of the Year

Guiding the Rangers to their third straight conference championship game and 8-2 overall record, Northwest second-year … [Read More...]

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Alabama has linebacker trouble; Southern Miss going bowling

One wag’s opinion on a number of subjects: … [Read More...]

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Angie Burns

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Geraldine Clark

Geraldine Clark of Bruce cooks every Sunday for “the whole bunch.” … [Read More...]

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Wade Shoemake

Wade Shoemake’s  interest in cooking started when he was watching his dad, Gary, fry bacon in a … [Read More...]

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Bridgett Fulton

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Jerry Smith, Sarepta Baptist on mission to seat 10,000 people

Sarepta Baptist Church only seats around 100 people, but they’re on a mission to seat 10,000. … [Read More...]

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Lineup set for Christmas parades in Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman and Big Creek

Christmas festivities begin around Calhoun County in just two weeks with the Bruce Rotary Auction. … [Read More...]

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Bobo focused on roads, bridges after election win

Charles Bobo said he was overwhelmed by the outcome of last week’s special election for district one … [Read More...]

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McGonagill finds help in old family cemetery visit

Chatt McGonagill, a native of Calhoun County, recently met with Supervisor Homer Moore to visit the … [Read More...]

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Northwest endowment set up for Calhoun native Hollis

The Linda McGonagill Hollis Endowment was recently established at Northwest Mississippi Community … [Read More...]

Vietnam Veterans introduced themselves at a special recognition program for them at the Veterans Day program at Calhoun City Saturday. From left, Dwight Brown, Raymond Morgan, Jimmy Gordon and Gene Dannenburger.  Photo by Lisa McNeece

Veterans should never be taken for granted

Veterans’ Day speakers around Calhoun County last week spoke of the sacrifice, service and … [Read More...]

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Bailey, Landreth and Parker among award winners at Sweet Potato Banquet

Perry Bailey, of Calhoun City, won the Pioneer Award at the annual Sweet Potato Banquet last … [Read More...]

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Gregory to compete in Mrs. Magnolia State

Mrs. Calhoun County LeeAnn Gregory, of Bruce, will compete in the Mrs. Magnolia State Pageant Nov. … [Read More...]


Farming advocate Sylvia Clark finds dream job– Annie’s Project

Wouldn’t it be nice if entering a Mississippi State University classroom solved every midlife … [Read More...]

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Bruce Beta participates in Ashley’s Angels

Members of BHS Beta Club helped provide children in need with clothes and other items beneficial to … [Read More...]

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Bruce Police Chief Stan Evans has passed away

Bruce Police Chief Stan Evans passed away this morning at his home surrounded by family and friends. … [Read More...]


Brent Parker is nominee for three year FSA term

USDA’s Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) County Committee elections are underway. … [Read More...]

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Student funding mission trip to Costa Rica with t-shirt sales

BHS junior Mary Alon James is spreading the word of Christ one t-shirt at a time. “MNTMVR” is the … [Read More...]

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Calhoun City native’s triplets each earn Phi Kappa Phi, UM

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society inducted 270 … [Read More...]

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Annual Sweet Potato Banquet is Saturday night

The annual Sweet Potato Festival will close out this Saturday with the banquet to be held at the … [Read More...]


Rev. Jones has served Oak Grove in Derma for 40 years

Rev. William Jones says he still gets “excited about the word” after six decades of preaching. … [Read More...]

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Retired educator travels from New Mexico to bake for Sweet Potato Festival

A desire to meet people and share his love for sweet potatoes brought John Correa from New Mexico to … [Read More...]

Charles Bobo

Bobo easily wins district one supervisor race

Charles Bobo, of Calhoun City, was elected district one supervisor Tuesday night with 67% of the … [Read More...]

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Stray dogs a growing problem for Vardaman

Vardaman board of aldermen again spent a good part of their meeting last night discussing the … [Read More...]

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Water leaks causes “frenzy” of work in Calhoun City

A Parks and Parks Water Well Service, Inc. representative was on the agenda to address the Calhoun … [Read More...]

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Bruce considers options in hiring a public defender

The Bruce mayor and board of aldermen discussed how they want to approach hiring a public defender … [Read More...]

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Pittsboro board questioned about water pressure west of town

Water pressure was the issue addressed at Pittsboro Board meeting Tuesday night. … [Read More...]


Derma leases softball field for Grizzlies’ football team

Derma board of aldermen agreed to lease the Derma softball field to Lereil Russell, of Calhoun City, … [Read More...]

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Man arrested after attacking officers

A 911 call about a man walking down the road acting erractically ended with assault charges after he … [Read More...]

James Fox

Fox to speak at Veterans’ Day program at CCHS Thursday

Master Sergeant James R. Fox will be the featured speaker at the annual Veterans’ Day program at … [Read More...]

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Supervisors choose auditor; Extension to fill open position

Calhoun County Supervisors selected a company to perform their next audit, agreed to hiring a new … [Read More...]

Becky Wright and Theresa Nicks represented the Fine Arts Club at the MLA Banquet.

Fine Arts of Bruce earns honor from state library association

The Fine Arts Club of Bruce was recently honored with a Library Champion Award by the Mississippi … [Read More...]

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Cook, Winter to speak at local Veterans’ Day programs

Bruce and Calhoun City will host annual Veterans’ Day programs on their respective squares on the … [Read More...]

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Gaspard’s Cajun style a hit at Midway and everywhere else

Rev. Al Gaspard, 82, has been pastor at Midway Baptist Church south of Vardaman going on four years. … [Read More...]

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Barbara Bryant – a lifetime of service

An encounter with a nurse in her youth changed Barbara Bryant’s life. … [Read More...]

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‘City band will compete for state championship on Saturday

The Calhoun City High School Band will travel to Pearl this Saturday to compete for a state … [Read More...]

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District One voters will choose their next supervisor on Tuesday, Nov. 7

Voters will choose from three candidates next Tuesday, Nov. 7 to see who will finish the current … [Read More...]

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Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival begins Saturday

Miss Mississippi, the 2017 Sweet Potato Queen and Kay Bain are among those scheduled to appear at … [Read More...]


Career Center’s Bennett awarded classroom grant

Jennifer Bennett, an Engineering I and II instructor at Calhoun County Career and Technical Center, … [Read More...]

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Havens promoting airport while sharing his love for flight

Lynn Havens, who manages the Calhoun County Airport in Pittsboro, developed his passion for … [Read More...]

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Paws Rescue serving south Calhoun County

Dozens of dogs have found loving homes over the past few weeks thanks to the efforts of Melissa … [Read More...]

Bryan Roberts

Roberts appointed interim Bruce Police Chief

Bryan Roberts has been appointed interim Police Chief in Bruce while Chief Stan Evans remains out on … [Read More...]

Paula Maddox

School Board updated on probation case

Special Education director Paula Maddox and testing coordinator Raven Hawkins addressed the Calhoun … [Read More...]

Juston Robertson

Officer home from hospital recovering after ATV wreck

Calhoun City Policeman Juston Robertson is home recovering from injuries sustained in a four-wheeler … [Read More...]

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Cameras reveal fiber broke numerous Bruce sewer lines

Recent inspections of sewer lines in Bruce by the gas company’s camera trucks have revealed nearly … [Read More...]

SMW Manufacturing buys Caterpillar in Lafayette Co.

SMW Manufacturing is taking over operations at the former Caterpillar facility in Lafayette County. … [Read More...]

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Drug round up nets seven total arrests

Four Calhoun County residents were arrested on drug and other round up charges last night and this … [Read More...]

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Bruce teachers and students use Google Classroom

Teachers and students  are always looking for new and better ways to be more organized. … [Read More...]

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Coggins welcomes all to “Ministries Aflame”

Ministries Aflame Open Bible Church is likely most recognizable from its sign on the roadside in … [Read More...]

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Saturday is Drug Take Back Day at sheriff’s office

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

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Superintendent Moore plans to retire as early as Christmas

Sup. Mike Moore is making plans to retire, possibly as early as this Christmas. … [Read More...]


School District earns C for second consecutive year

Students were treated to cupcakes and celebrations last week at Vardaman Elementary as the school … [Read More...]

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Absentee voting available next two Saturdays in Pittsboro

The Circuit Clerk’s office in Pittsboro will be open the next two Saturdays, Oct. 28 and Nov. 4, … [Read More...]


Octoberfest is Thursday night on Calhoun City Square

The Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Octoberfest celebration on the town square … [Read More...]

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Bruce drum majors, drums honored at NE competition

The Bruce Trojan Marching Band earned third place and brought home honors for best drum major and … [Read More...]

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