Trojans defeat East Webster, begin playoffs Friday

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The Bruce Trojans defeated East Webster 5-3 Tuesday night leaving their playoff seed up in the air for now.
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Solving poverty would have biggest impact on everything

Joel McNeece

How do you solve poverty? That is ultimately the most crippling dilemma for Calhoun County, all of Mississippi and possibly the nation.
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Personal accomplishments and tasks too tough for me in the kitchen

Lisa McNeece

With my younger sister Deanna and kids in town, we had Easter dinner at my mother’s house Sunday. We divided the cooking, and at my house Jo Ellen made Green Bean Casserole. I made Pistachio Salad, a rice casserole, deviled eggs and tried a new pie recipe which I thought was fantastic:
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Holland: Obstinate, compassionate, profane, intelligent, crazy like a fox

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Of all the characters I’ve come to know in almost four decades of writing about Mississippi politics, none is more memorable than State Rep. Steve Holland, the Democrat from Plantersville.
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Relay For Life set for Friday night in Bruce

Barbara Winter

Barbara Winter, a two-time cancer survivor, looked around the crowded multi-purpose center Monday night and asked all the cancer survivors to stand.
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Calhoun Prancers

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Excel PrancerjpgCalhoun County Prancers were among entertainment at the Celebration Excel Banquet last Thursday night.  Alantis Platt, front, shows how it’s done. At back is Nakyla Pittman, left, and Malia Jennings, right. See more from the banquet in this week's CCJ. Photo by Lisa McNeece

Bruce High teacher facing sex charge involving student

Loray Jordan

A Bruce High School teacher has been charged by the Bruce Police Department with “gratification of lust against a vulnerable person.”
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Early signing period will shake up recruiting process

Rick Cleveland

The NCAA announced last week that college football recruits will now have a chance to sign a scholarship in December rather than wait until the first Wednesday in February, the traditional national signing day.
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April Gordon

April Gordon Cook

“My mom just threw me in the kitchen,” said April Gordon of Bruce. She grew up in Fulton and her mother taught her to cook as her mother’s mother had taught her. She says she is still learning from her mother who always did all the cooking and she was the clean-up person.
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Court denies appeal of Derma man serving life sentence

Aaron Lee Patane

A Derma man will spend the rest of his life in prison after the Mississippi Court of Appeals denied his request for relief.

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