Authorities investigating homicide on West Taylor in Calhoun City


The Calhoun County Sheriffs Department and Calhoun City Police are investigating a homicide that took place some time Friday on West Taylor Avenue in Calhoun City.

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Shining seniors of Bruce High

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With graduation quickly approaching, seniors are working hard to make their last year at BHS the best. These “Shining Seniors” each have unique, individual goals for their time left here.

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Outstanding Teens

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Bruce High School announced its “Outstanding Teens” for 2014-15. They are, front, from left, Savannah Smith, Kim Ratliff, Dalton Russell, Dallas Turner; back, Torie Patton, Mikala Shelton, Cade Clark, Carlos Cervantes, Cheyenne Bryant and Tamera Talford.

Wildcats record only win among four playoff games Thursday in the county

The Lady Rams saw a 2-0 lead slip away in an 8-2 playoff loss to Pine Grove Thursday.

The Calhoun City Wildcats were the only Calhoun County team to produce a victory on the opening day of the softball/baseball playoffs Thursday.

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Wagner, Tindall earn STAR student teacher honors at Calhoun Academy

Keely Wagner and Angela Tindall

Keely Wagner has been named as a STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2014-2015 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program.

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John Steele Davis prefers to create “functional art”

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John Steele Davis grew up in the Ellard community, attended Bruce High School and Northwest Community College.

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C.R. Dismuke

On the morning of April 22, 2015, from the easy chair in his living room, Charles Randolph Dismuke went home to be with his heavenly father. He was 83. His beloved wife, Betty Sheffield Dismuke, was cooking their lunch when he passed away. C.R. was born in Yazoo City, on October 18, 1931. Nicknamed “Frosty” as a young child for his head full of white hair, he moved with his family to Big Creek in Calhoun County as a boy. For him, Big Creek was home. He graduated from Big Creek High School in 1950. [Read more...]

Lane Dickson

Robert Lane Dickson, 92 of Bruce, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Mississippi State Veterans Home-Oxford. Born March 5, 1923 in Sarepta, he was the son of the late Andrew Dickson and Lottie Stewart Dickson. He was the husband of the late Winnie Rae Turner Dickson and a former carpenter and farmer. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, and a member of First Baptist Church in Bruce. [Read more...]

Calhoun Academy golf headed to North State

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The 2015 Calhoun Academy golf team will compete at North State on Monday, April 27 at Kirkwood in Holly Springs.

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Hill wins district title after playoff with Clarke; Calhoun City team advances to state

Noah Hill

Noah Hill won the district golf championship at Pine Hills Tuesday and the Calhoun City golf team advanced to state competition.

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