Calhoun City hosted its 1st Annual Breast Cancer Walk Oct. 25, sponsored by Black Girls Rock of Mississippi and its director Santee Ezell. The program honored those who were lost to the disease and survivors. The walk, held on the track at Calhoun City High School, began with prayer, survivor testimonies, and lighting a candle for all those impacted by the disease. Among the many participants were, from left, Patrice Powell, Precious Thompson and Ronda Owens. Powell and Owens lost their sister Olivia “Jeno” Westmoreland to breast cancer last year.
Pamela Kay Tutor, 59 of Southaven, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at U.S.A. Medical Center in
Mobile, Al. Born June 10, 1955 in Mobile, she was the daughter of Marvis Tutor and the late Eva Mae Baucum
Tutor. She was a Baptist and a retired secretary . [Read more...]
Nicole McGreger, of Bruce, always strives for normalcy when it comes to her three girls, but that can be a challenge at times when two of the three have Cystic Fibrosis – a life-threatening disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs and digestive system.
The 41st Annual Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival kicks off this Saturday, Nov. 1 with the arts and crafts festival on Main Street.
Calhoun Academy seventh and eighth graders recently had a supply drive to raise needed items for the Dog Lovers’ League No Kill Animal Shelter in Bruce led by Rose Wells. The students are challenging other schools in the county to match their donation of supplies that included dog food, blankets, cleaning supplies and more. Photo by Joel McNeece
Any other year, Mississippi State’s run-away fire hydrant of a running back, Josh Robinson, would be slam-dunk favorite for the C Spire Conerly Trophy.
Fall Festivals will take place on the Bruce and Calhoun City Squares this week with a variety of games, costume contests, concessions and even a pep rally.