Paving coming up on the Bruce Square


The pavement around the Bruce Square is being pulled up in preparation for new asphalt to be laid down later this week. Visitors to the square this week should be aware traffic will be redirected and parking will be extremely limited at times for businesses on the square.

Wreck on Hwy. 341

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Rescue workers and volunteers who arrived at the scene of an accident on Hwy. 341 this morning north of Vardaman work to extricate a Vardaman woman who was trapped in the car after it overturned in the curve near Landreth Farms. A small child was rescued from the car and unharmed. The mother was airlifted from the scene by CareFlight. Names of the victims are not being released at this time.

Absentee voting underway for special election for U.S. congress seat

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Absentee voting is now underway at the Calhoun County Circuit Clerk’s office for the May 12 special election for the open congressional seat in north Mississippi.

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Hazardous waste collection event available for Calhoun Countians April 13 in Oxford


Anyone in Calhoun County needing to dispose of old paint, aerosols, cleaning liquids, car batteries and other hazardous materials can do so Saturday, April 11 in Oxford.

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Bruce Lady Trojans rally for win over Calhoun City


A bases loaded clearing double by Brooke Logan proved to be the biggest play in a 7-5 win for the Bruce Lady Trojans in their first matchup with rival Calhoun City.

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Good thing that Hugh Freeze and Dan Mullen aren’t great golfers

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BILOXI — So, I saw Hugh Freeze leave it in the sand trap on the par-5 first hole at Fallen Oak. I saw Dan Mullen leave it in the trap from the 18th fairway. Lots of sand flew out of both traps. No ball.

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Technology team advances to Nationals

Technology Team

The Calhoun County Career Center Technology Team will compete in the Technology Student Association Competition in Dallas on June 28 after winning first place in the two video categories at State Competition in Jackson on March 18. They placed first in On Demand Video and Digital Video Production which secured a spot in the National Competition. The team is advised by Sherrie Powell (Digital Media Technology). Pictured, from left, are team members Juan Gonzalez, Nick McClain, LaKendria Armstrong, and Wesley Edmundson. Not pictured is Alyssa Alford.

Mark Davis has spent a career as the leader of the band

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Mark Davis began playing trumpet in the fifth grade under another Calhoun County musician, Sherill Bailey. By sixth grade he was marching with the high school band and playing his trumpet at Friday night Trojan football games. By graduation he had successfully learned to play several of the brass band instruments quite well, including the baritone and the tuba.

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Calhoun City STAR Teacher, Student

CCHS Star Student

CCHS STAR Student this year is Steele Liles, right. He is the son of Sharon Liles and Perry Liles. Steele plans to attend either Mississippi State, Millsaps or Vanderbilt for undergraduate studies in pre-med. He chose Lyn Blaylock, of Eupora, as STAR Teacher.  Mrs. Blaylock taught Steele English I and English II before moving to Eupora with her husband Stan and their three children. She is currently teaching at Eupora High School. STAR student designation is for the highest ACT score in the graduating class.

Bruce band attends competition

Bruce band captains, from left, Kim Ratliff, Kayde  Coleman, Chelsea Tillman, Aleta Brown, Anfernee Taylor, Katelyn Swanson, Jadwin Manuel, Torie Patton, Taylor Haire, McKenzie Morris and Caitlin McCormick. Photo by Joel McNeece

BHS band went to competition Thursday, Mar. 19. The band goes to competition all throughout the year, but preparation is different for the different band “seasons.”

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