Metrocast was selected Bruce Chamber of Commerce’s business of the month for July. Tonya Thompson, Southern Regional Business Manager, and Chris Pasquale, of the Bruce office, are with Jo Ann Denley, of the chamber committee. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Yard of the Month

Laneita and Thomas Earl Murphree’s was selected Bruce Twentieth Century Club’s Yard of the Month for July. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Calhoun 4-Hers win at District Horse Show


Calhoun County 4-H Youth recently competed at the Northeast District 4-H Horse Show.

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Back to School open houses set for Aug. 5; “Blessings” event will be Aug. 3


Calhoun County Schools will host its annual “Back to School” night Tuesday, Aug. 5 at all nine campuses in Bruce, Vardaman and Calhoun City, including the Career and Technical Center.

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Elizabeth Blissard

Elizabeth Smith Blissard, 87, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Fernbrooke Personal Care Home in Houston. She was born May 3, 1927, in Van Vleet to James Jackson Smith and Mollie Mae Neal Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of Thorn United Methodist Church. [Read more...]

Manning family pushing for a healthier Mississippi

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Imagine, for the moment, every famous athlete gave back to their community in the manner the Archie Manning family does. Just imagine.

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New BES Principal Jeff Patton excited for start of school

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The first day of school is only two weeks away, but that’s two weeks too long for new Bruce Elementary Principal Jeff Patton.

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Ethan Robertson of Calhoun City enjoys one of the rides at the Calhoun County Fair in Pittsboro. Photo by Joel McNeece

Pig Scramble returns to County Fair Thursday night

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The pig scramble will return to the Calhoun County Fair after a year’s hiatus. The event, which always attracts a large crowd, is scheduled for Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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Bruce’s Jay Johnson honored by “Dandy Dozen” selection

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Jay Johnson became the first Bruce Trojan ever named to the Clarion-Ledger’s Dandy Dozen last week – the prestigious list of top football prospects entering the high school football season.

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