Bruce Sawmill Festival Queen Tea set for April 24


GFWC-MFWC Twentieth Century Club of Bruce will hold the Sawmill Festival Queen Tea Thursday, Apr. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Bruce Forestry Museum.

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Vardaman’s Robert Morgan wins “Diversity Award” at Mississippi State

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Robert Morgan, of Vardaman, has accomplished a lot in the classroom at Mississippi State University where he is closing in on a pair of degrees in education and mathematics. But it’s his work outside of his studies that recently earned him one of the university’s prestigious “Diversity Awards.”

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The National isn’t as easy as it looks on TV

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Another Masters is in the books. Bubba Watson won, but most would agree Augusta National was the true victor. It almost always is.

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Odie is now a Sabercat


Vardaman native Odie Armstrong was recently assigned to the San Jose Sabercats after becoming a free agent earlier this season.

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Derma clean-up day is Friday, April 18

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Clean-up day in Derma is set for this Friday, Apr. 18.

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beauty review

Tenth and 11th grade winners in the Bruce Beauty Review were, from left, Taylor Haire, Kayde Coleman, Julianna Cain, Marley Hood (Photogenic), Jalynn Aron and Most Beautiful Anna Leise Tedford. See more beauty review pictures in this week’s Journal. Photo by Kim Ray

Gwen Shipp

Gwendolyn Killingsworth Shipp, 86, of Calhoun City, died April 15, 2014 at Calhoun Health Service Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born November 10, 1927 in Greenville, the daughter of A.K. Killingsworth and Octa Culp Killingsworth. She was a member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, a charter member of Isaac Ross Colonial Dames 17th Century, and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution. [Read more...]

Calhoun City beats Bruce 6-5; earns season split and playoff spot

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Calhoun City defeated Bruce 6-5 Tuesday night to earn a season split with the Trojans and clinch a playoff spot for the Wildcats.

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Maggie Rennie

Maggie Rennie

Maggie Rennie calls herself a “perfectionist.” The Calhoun City eighth grader likes everything “nice and neat” from her room to her raspberry tarts. She adapted a fruit tart recipe to her liking, using her favorite, raspberries, and drizzles “a pretty design” on them with a chocolate glaze.

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Golf Q&A with Brandon Walker, Noah Hill and Cameron Clarke

Brandon Walker, Noah Hill, Cameron Clarke

Bruce’s Cameron Clarke, Calhoun City’s Noah Hill and Vardaman’s Brandon Walker have dominated the golf season this year.

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