Calhoun Academy sweeps games at Strider

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Calhoun Academy swept a pair of games from Strider Thursday night.

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West Union takes two from Vardaman

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West Union swept a pair of games from Vardaman Tuesday night.

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Delta State making a run; Alabama punter was MVP of game

Rick Cleveland

Scattershooting while contemplating the fact that it took until mid-November before we finally have no unbeaten college football teams in Mississippi. . . .

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Courtney Griffin


Courtney Griffin of Bruce says for next weekend’s Egg Bowl, her Mississippi State family members will join them in the Grove for tailgating. “It will be interesting,” she said. Besides the Mississippi State cake her family says they are bringing, the menu will consist of a mixture of finger foods, kind of like they serve when the family gets together for Christmas.

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Bruce and Calhoun City one more time

Joel McNeece

Bruce and Calhoun City will meet for the 66th time overall, but only the third time in postseason play when they clash helmets this Friday at “The Boneyard.”

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Had to explain why no baby at a baby shower

Lisa McNeece

Sunday afternoon we attended a baby shower for niece Abby Rea at the home of Stacey Plunk west of Bruce in the Parker community.

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In parking lots, it’s amazing what passes for handicapped in state

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Go to a supermarket or big box discount store on any busy day and watch the circus. If the day you choose is a cold or rainy day, prepare to watch a three-ring circus.

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School board to meet Thursday, to act on BHS softball coaching position

Angie Owen

Bruce High School is looking for a new fast pitch softball coach. Bruce Head Coach Angie Owen and Vardaman assistant Kayla Long’s resignations are scheduled to be approved by the school board when they meet Thursday night in Pittsboro.

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Operation Christmas Child project underway around Calhoun

Jimmy and Rita Cole with a portion of the Operation Christmas Child boxes that have come into Derma Baptist Church. Photo by Joel McNeece

Jimmy Cole is hoping Calhoun County will top last year’s record breaking contribution to Operation Christmas Child this holiday season and they’re already off to a great start.

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Bruce band earns high marks in competition

Bruce band captains, from left, Kim Ratliff, Kayde  Coleman, Chelsea Tillman, Aleta Brown, Anfernee Taylor, Katelyn Swanson, Jadwin Manuel, Torie Patton, Taylor Haire, McKenzie Morris and Caitlin McCormick. Photo by Joel McNeece

The Bruce High School Band completed its contest season with high marks.

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