Sunny skies are forecast for this Saturday, May 25 when Calhoun City will host its annual Arts and Crafts Festival on the ‘City Square.
We drive by them every day, the veterans’ monuments on the Bruce and Calhoun City squares. This approaching Memorial Day weekend is one we should take the time to look at them closer, understand the meaning of the many names etched in granite.
The Travel Channel’s Burgerland episode in North Mississippi was awesome. The first stop on the show was at Bill’s Hamburgers in Amory. That brought back so many memories of my dad, Sid Salter and I eating burgers there with bottled cokes.
As the United Auto Workers continue to try to win a union organization vote at Canton’s Nissan plant, they and their friends have begun public outpourings of crocodile tears over Mississippi’s economic development incentives utilized to bring the global automaker to the state.
Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman each have a player chosen for the 2013 Northeast Mississippi Softball Coaches Association All Star Game in Tupelo.
Two Calhoun County athletes will be traveling to Australia this summer to compete in football and basketball games.
At the Keon house in Bruce, the typical response to, “Hey, Mom, how do you…?” is “Go look it up!” according to Ariel and Erin, daughters of Scott and Vonda. Vonda always read the “old Firefox books” (about plain living) and just wanted to pass along the old-timey way to her girls. She wanted them to be self-sufficient, so she taught them how to cook and sew.
Bruce and Calhoun City will hold commencement exercises Friday night and Vardaman Saturday afternoon as nearly 140 students will be awarded high school diplomas.
Calhoun City’s graduation is set for 6 p.m. Friday, May 24 at the Calhoun City football field.