Bruce Museum Seeking Old Photos

The Bruce Museum is seeking old pictures of Bruce and other items to compile for its photo library. The museum is currently working on a handful of new exhibits and is seeking more items for display.

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Active Shooter drill held at Calhoun City High School deemed a success

'City Policeman Tito Lopez

Early evaluations of the realistic “Active Shooter” drill conducted Friday morning at Calhoun City High School suggest the day was a success.

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Jenna Beth Hamilton is escorted out of Calhoun City High School by EMRs during the “Active Shooter Drill” held Friday morning. Hamilton was one of several students who was used as actors, complete with make-up to give officers and paramedics responding a realistic scene for the training exercise. Photo by Joel McNeece


Bruce Rotarian Billy McCord, who also serves as president of the Calhoun County School Board, delivered dictionaries to all third graders at Bruce Upper Elementary School last week. The books were provided by the Bruce Rotary Club. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce Principals discuss reactions to the first few weeks of school

Jeff Patton

At the start of the school year BES principal Jeff Patton, BUES principal Dallas Gore, and BHS principal Michael Gillespie, were each asked a series of questions and asked to put the upcoming school year observations in their own words.

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Work beginning on new permanent animal shelter

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Rose Wells told the Bruce Rotary Club Wednesday that more than 200 dogs have been adopted out from the Dog Lovers League’s No-Kill Animal Shelter formed in Bruce earlier this summer.

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R.V. Sutton

R.V. Sutton,  94, died August 26, 2014 at N.M.M.C. in Tupelo. He was born in Calhoun County on July 2, 1920, the son of  the late Hubert and Carrie Kelley Sutton. He served in the U.S. Army as a Corporal during WW II and was a member of the V.F.W. He worked with Memphis Pepsi Cola Bottling Company until his retirement in 1970 as a production consultant for RKO Pepsi plants. He was a member of Ardmore Baptist Church in Memphis and a Mason. [Read more...]

Ross feeling at home as QB of the Bruce Trojans

Bruce QB Wesley Ross

Quarterback Wesley Ross, the newest addition to the Bruce Trojans’ football team, said he’s feeling right at home and is excited about what’s to come this season for the Blue and Gold.

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Renewal of Southern Miss, Mississippi State rivalry is good for the Magnolia State

Rick Cleveland

Good for Mississippi State. Good for Southern Miss. Good for football in the Magnolia State.

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Barry Black closing in on 20 years as the voice of the Wildcats

Barry Black and his son Paul

It’s Friday night at D.L. Harrison Field, also known as “The Boneyard.” The Wildcats are getting fired up in the tunnel preparing to charge on to the field, and Barry Black is getting fired up in the press box.

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