VES earns math PREPs award

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Math teachers at Vardaman Elementary earned a PREPS award for helping their students improve significantly on the state math test. From left, are Heather McGreger, Ginger McAlester, Leah Edington and Blaine Parker.

Strong field of golfers to tee it up in Biloxi

Rick Cleveland

Three years ago, Fred Couples won the Champions Tour’s Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic at picturesque Fallen Oak in Biloxi, and two weeks later led The Masters after two rounds.

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Log Truck Overturns

Log Truck Overturns

A log truck overturned around 12:45 Wednesday at the car wash north of Bruce. The driver was not injured. The road was not blocked, but logs spilled over into the car wash drive.

65 year Mason

Roy Box

Roy Box, center, of Bruce was recognized recently for 65 years of service as a Master Mason of Antioch Lodge No. 549 by the Grand Lodge of Mississippi. A certificate and pin were presented to him by Secretary and Past Master Randy Mann. With him is his wife, Betty. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse

Calhoun County dominates Girls’ North Half powerlifting meet

city power

Calhoun City, Bruce and Vardaman dominated the Class I North Half Girls’ Powerlifting meet last week winning eight of the 11 weight classes.

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Sue Gore 5K in Bruce

Sue Gore 5K

The Fundraisin’ 5K run/walk for Sue Gore was held last Saturday in Bruce.

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Calhoun City falls to Eupora in region opener; play at Mooreville Thursday


Calhoun City has had 11 games rained out so far this season, only two of which it appears they will be able to make up.

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Boyette leads Vardaman to win over West Union

Tyler Boyette

Tyler Boyette pitched a one hit shutout to lead the Vardaman Rams to a 6-0 win over West Union last week.

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Softball teams just now starting to get some games in

Calhoun City's Avery Bullard

Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman fastpitch softball teams have struggled to get on the field this season with all the rain, but they did each managed to get in a couple of games over the past week.

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Trojans sweep Okolona after wins over South Pontotoc, Potts Camp


The Bruce Trojans are the rare breed of team these days that is actually getting to play a little baseball.
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