STARKVILLE – Far more than the Byzantine political considerations, the Cochran nursing home photo uproar raised issues that have absolutely nothing to do with politics and everything to do with privacy and protection.
These days Pat Welch of Bruce says that her cooking consists mostly of a pot of taco soup and a pan of broccoli cornbread–except for Mississippi State home football games, where she has joined a Calhoun County crew for tailgating since 2009.
The Calhoun County School Board remains content to stay out of former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove’s lawsuit that asks for participating school districts to receive the amount they’ve been underfunded by the state since 2010 due to the legislature’s failure to fully fund MAEP.
Sue Cox, 76, of Pittsboro, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at UT Methodist Central in Memphis. Born August 7, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Elmer Hughes and Mary Etta Murphree Hughes. She was the wife of the late Wendel Cox. She was a member of Bruce United Methodist Church, DAR, Republican Party, served on the Sawmill Festival Committee, and was involved with the Biblical City. [Read more...]
Jerry Lamar Daniel, 66, of Houlka, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at the Church Street
Personal Care Home of Ecru. He was retired from the Houston Postal Service where he was a city carrier, and served in The U.S. Army during the
Vietnam War. He was a member of Robbs Methodist Church, Bruce VFW, DAV and American Legion. He
loved fishing. [Read more...]
Calhoun City looked every bit like a state championship contender on Friday. The Wildcats dominated a talented North Panola team in every facet of the game and rolled to a 54-6 victory against the Class 3A opponent.
The Bruce Trojans struggled all night against Amory who spoiled the Trojans’ homecoming last week with a 27-0 win at Trojan Field. It was the first time the Trojans had been shutout since a 13-0 loss to Eupora in 2006.
Vardaman Coach Larry Gann is going to find out how good his team wants to be over the next few weeks.