McNeece, Jeffery chosen to lead Bruce Chamber

Joel McNeece

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce announced a new president and vice-president at their meeting Monday at Jeffery’s on the Bruce Square.

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Calhoun City sweeps games at Okolona


Calhoun City teams earned a sweep at Okolona Friday night, both by more than 20 points.

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Honors student from Calhoun City earns Joey Embry Scholarship

Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

Kajah Coleman, a freshman from Calhoun City, Miss., was named the recipient of the Joey Embry Memorial Scholarship at the University of Mississippi.

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Economic Development efforts heralded at CEDA Banquet

Rose Wells, Mayor Rudy Pope

More than 150 people filled the Bruce Museum Thursday night to honor local economic development efforts, salute volunteerism, hear an informative speech and experience the Blues at the annual CEDA Banquet.

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Welch performs at the CEDA Banquet

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Bluesman Leo “Bud” Welch, of Bruce, accompanied by Dixie Street on drums and his son Leo “Pop” Welch on bass, provided the entertainment for Thursday night’s CEDA Banquet at the Bruce Museum. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce eighth graders study different kinds of stress


There are several different types of stress in the world, including physical stress, mental stress, time stress, situational stress, nutritional stress, thermal stress, and many more, but in the week of January 12th, Coach Angie Owen’s eighth grade science class did a project on another type of stress far different from other types. This stress is known as land stress.

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Northwest to host football tryouts Feb. 11


Northwest Mississippi Community College second-year head football coach Jack Wright has announced a tryout date for the 2015 season for Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 5 p.m.

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100th day of school


Retired teacher Lib Massey was one of many guest readers for the 100th Day Celebration at Bruce Elementary. BES read 100 books to mark the 100th day of school. Mrs. Massey taught in this same classroom as a third grade teacher.

CEDA Banquet

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CEDA Director Shelia Freely presents a gift to Three Rivers PDD Director Randy Kelley, who is blind, following his speech at the CEDA banquet at the Bruce Museum. See the related story in the news section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Calhoun Academy science fair set for Jan. 28


The Calhoun Academy Science Fair for fourth through twelfth grades will be held Jan. 28.

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