A huge crowd turned out to join the Easter bunny for the community egg hunt on the Bruce Square Saturday morning. Photo by Lisa McNeece


K4 and K5 winners in the Bruce Beauty Review included, from left, Coby Necaise, Kaely Thomas, Eva Griffin, Most Handsom Ja-kwon Evans, Most Beautiful Leah Clark, Naterika Martin and Ellie Tidwell. Photo by Kim Ray

Evelyn Henry

Evelyn Henry, a long-time resident of Nicholson and Picayune, entered the gates of heaven, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the age of 83.
  Born August 7, 1930, in Derma, MS, Evelyn graduated from Derma High School in 1948.  In 1952, she was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics from Mississippi State College for Women in Columbus.
  Evelyn was a well-loved home economics teacher for the next 40 years.  She retired from teaching at Pearl River Junior High School in 1992. [Read more...]

Charles Brasher

Charles Wayne Brasher, 60, of Bruce, passed away April 4, 2014 at his home.  He was born November 27, 1952.  He graduated from Houlka High School in 1970.  He resided in the Pilgrim Rest Community.  He drove a semi-truck most of his life. [Read more...]

Community Easter Egg hunt set for Saturday on Bruce Square

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Bruce will host a community Easter Egg hunt and Spring Fest on the square this Saturday, April 19.

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Bruce Elementary students in Mrs. Ashley Clements’ third grade class recently designed paper bags for Earth Day that will be used for customers groceries at the Piggly Wiggly. Pictured, from left, front, Sara Parker and Catelyn McCammon; middle, Carlee Winter, Emma Schmitz, Wyeth Long, Jaidyn Tillman; back, Korique Pierce and Quanterria Venson.

Bruce Sawmill Festival Queen Tea set for April 24


GFWC-MFWC Twentieth Century Club of Bruce will hold the Sawmill Festival Queen Tea Thursday, Apr. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Bruce Forestry Museum.

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Vardaman’s Robert Morgan wins “Diversity Award” at Mississippi State

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Robert Morgan, of Vardaman, has accomplished a lot in the classroom at Mississippi State University where he is closing in on a pair of degrees in education and mathematics. But it’s his work outside of his studies that recently earned him one of the university’s prestigious “Diversity Awards.”

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The National isn’t as easy as it looks on TV

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Another Masters is in the books. Bubba Watson won, but most would agree Augusta National was the true victor. It almost always is.

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Odie is now a Sabercat


Vardaman native Odie Armstrong was recently assigned to the San Jose Sabercats after becoming a free agent earlier this season.

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