Sister Judy Sinnwell, of Excel, was recently selected to be honored by the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce with their new quarterly award.
Russell Parker Shipp, 92, of Calhoun City,went to his eternal home November 19, 2014 at VA Home in Oxford. He graduated from Calhoun City High School and Mississippi State University. He was a hard worker all of his life. He was a farmer, cattleman, and worked for Kanas City Farm Loans. He was the main ‘Founding Father’ of the Crossroads Water Assn. He was instrumental in acquiring political assistance for the monies for the association and was also an active member of the Yalobusha Drainage District. Until his declining health, he was extremely active in the Calhoun County and State Democratic Party. Being extremely outspoken about his love for politics, he made numerous friends through the years and remained close with many. [Read more...]
Jimmie Ruth Melvin, 75, passed away November 18, 2014, after a courageous fight against cancer. She was born in Bruce, on December 16, 1938, the daughter of S.T. and Cleo Hawkins. She attended Hinds Junior College and the University of Southern Mississippi, where she earned a degree in elementary education. She and her family moved to Warrensburg, Mo. in 1966. [Read more...]
Calhoun City’s boys’ basketball team will travel to Florida during Thanksgiving holidays to see how they measure up against some of the top teams in that region.
The Bruce Board of Aldermen agreed not to sell some sought after property, finalized a garbage increase and new document copying fees for the public at a brief meeting Tuesday night.
The driver of an 18-wheeler was airlifted from the scene of a violent crash Wednesday afternoon south of Vardamn on Hwy. 341.
Sitting at his desk in the front corner office of the Lackey Building on Main Street in Calhoun City, A.M. Zeidman spends his time assisting families with financial planning, preparing a lesson for his students at Northwest Community College and studying modern day politics.
Chelsea Tillman earned the Bruce Rotary Youth leadership award for November.