The Bruce Chamber of Commerce honored local civic servants and businesses while being entertained by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey and the music of Sounds of Tyme Thursday night at the Bruce Museum.
Marshall Ramsey, political cartoonist with the Clarion-Ledger, entertained at the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Banquet Thursday night at the Bruce Museum. Ramsey, a two-time Pulitzer finalist, shared some of his favorite cartoons from over the years of all varieties from humorous to emotionally moving. Photo by Lisa McNeece
Antonio Tarrell, of Oxford and a native of Bruce, is the new education director at Composure Hair Care, Tupelo.
The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for February is Justin Noquez.
Calhoun Academy's Lady Cougars advanced to the Class A State Tournament with a 53-47 win over North Sunflower Wednesday night at Marvell, Ark.
Billy and Cala Tabb, at left, of Eupora won the National Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting in Orlando recently. The Tabbs run a diversified farm outside of Eupora consisting of soybeans, corn, peanuts, sweet potatoes and many other row crops and produce. Young farmers and ranchers from around the country competed for the award by demonstrating knowledge of and achievement in agriculture, as well as commitment to promoting the agriculture industry. Cala Tabb is the daughter of Teresa and Gary Hendrix of Vardaman. They will receive either a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado or 2016 GMC Sierra, courtesy of Chevrolet. They will also receive paid registration to attend the 2016 YF&R Leadership Conference in Kansas City, in February. Presenting the award was AFBF President Bob Stallman, AFBF Young Farmers and Ranchers Chairman Jon Hegeman.
Three Calhoun County young men are members of the Ole Miss Men of Excellence group.
Brett Lorenzo Favre brings to nine the number of native Mississippians inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. That the Magnolia State ranks No. 1 per capita in producing Hall of Famers will not surprise anyone who regularly reads this column.