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The Calhoun City Wildcats remained unbeaten on the season with a 40-0 whipping of Houston Friday night. In other county action, Bruce defeated Potts Camp 41-7, while Calhoun Academy and Vardaman both suffered losses. Photo by Lisa McNeece

Cougars fall at home to Delta


Calhoun Academy fell to 1-1 on the season after a home loss to Delta Friday night.

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Vardaman falls to 0-2 with lopsided loss at South Pontotoc


Vardaman Coach Larry Gann said the effort is there, but it’s the little details that are preventing his Rams from experiencing more success on Friday nights.

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Bruce Museum Seeking Old Photos

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The Bruce Museum is seeking old pictures of Bruce and other items to compile for its photo library. The museum is currently working on a handful of new exhibits and is seeking more items for display.

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Active Shooter drill held at Calhoun City High School deemed a success

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Early evaluations of the realistic “Active Shooter” drill conducted Friday morning at Calhoun City High School suggest the day was a success.

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Jenna Beth Hamilton is escorted out of Calhoun City High School by EMRs during the “Active Shooter Drill” held Friday morning. Hamilton was one of several students who was used as actors, complete with make-up to give officers and paramedics responding a realistic scene for the training exercise. Photo by Joel McNeece


Bruce Rotarian Billy McCord, who also serves as president of the Calhoun County School Board, delivered dictionaries to all third graders at Bruce Upper Elementary School last week. The books were provided by the Bruce Rotary Club. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce Principals discuss reactions to the first few weeks of school

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At the start of the school year BES principal Jeff Patton, BUES principal Dallas Gore, and BHS principal Michael Gillespie, were each asked a series of questions and asked to put the upcoming school year observations in their own words.

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Work beginning on new permanent animal shelter

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Rose Wells told the Bruce Rotary Club Wednesday that more than 200 dogs have been adopted out from the Dog Lovers League’s No-Kill Animal Shelter formed in Bruce earlier this summer.

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R.V. Sutton

R.V. Sutton,  94, died August 26, 2014 at N.M.M.C. in Tupelo. He was born in Calhoun County on July 2, 1920, the son of  the late Hubert and Carrie Kelley Sutton. He served in the U.S. Army as a Corporal during WW II and was a member of the V.F.W. He worked with Memphis Pepsi Cola Bottling Company until his retirement in 1970 as a production consultant for RKO Pepsi plants. He was a member of Ardmore Baptist Church in Memphis and a Mason. [Read more...]