Calhoun City advances to North Half Championship

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Chakel Gates, above, and Brieton Sykes led the Wildcats to the Class 2A North Half Championship against East Webster by beating Bruce 28-14 Friday night. See the game story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Wildcats defeat Trojans 28-14

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Jamar Brown, above, and QB Wesley Ross led a power running game for the Bruce Trojans in their rematch with Calhoun City, but in the end it was the Wildcats earning another victory, their ninth straight in the rivalry. See the game story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

‘City tops Bruce


Calhoun City defeated Bruce 28-14 Friday night in the Class 2A North Half Semifinal. See the game story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Calhoun City beats Bruce in playoff rematch to advance to North Half


Bruce and Calhoun City’s 2014 rematch at D.L. Harrison Field proved to be a run-heavy, physical battle with a familiar outcome in the end – a Wildcat victory.

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Martha Camp

Martha Bess Camp, 85, of Water Valley, died Thursday, November 20, 2014, at her residence. Born August 13, 1929, in Calhoun county, she was the daughter of the late Cecil Shields and Bessie
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School board talks “Better Schools” initiative; holds lengthy executive session with BHS student

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The school board discussed the status of the “Better Schools” initiative, held a long executive session involving a Bruce High School student, and approved some personnel changes at their monthly meeting Thursday night.

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Bruce Rotary begins work on annual Christmas baskets project

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The Bruce Rotary Club is making preparations for its 14th year of providing Christmas baskets for the needy through the help of the community.

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Gonzalez enjoys role of school mascot Wiley the Wildcat

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When people come to CCHS football games, they enjoy seeing Wiley the Wildcat on the sidelines, but not many fans really know the guy inside the costume.

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Dog Lovers League

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Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Thursday for the new Dog Lovers’ League headquarters in west Bruce behind Haworth. City officials and supporters of the no-kill animal shelter gathered to put the ceremonial shovel in the ground for the project. Dog Lovers’ League Director Rose Wells said they hope to have new kennels up and operating within the next few weeks. Photo by Joel McNeece

Dust bin fire quickly contained at Caviness Woodworking


Calhoun City and Derma firemen squelched a fire call at Caviness Woodworking in Calhoun City Thursday afternoon.

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