Emma Holland

Emma Lou Holland, 96 of Banner, died Friday, June 26, 2015, at her home in Banner.
Born November 17, 1918 in Bruce, she was the daughter of the late William Thomas Suell and
Eda Mae Hardin Suell. She was the wife of the late Carl Robert Holland.  [Read more...]

Janice Neal

Janice Hasting Neal died June 25, 2015 at Wisteria Gardens in Pearl, MS. She was born in Bruce on December 29, 1925 to Zack and Maudie Beckett Hasting, the seventh of eight children. She married Charles Neal on October 3, 1942. This marriage brought three children: David , Charlotte, and Donna.
Known to most as Momie, she enjoyed working in her yard and spoiling her grandchildren and their many friends who were always welcome at her home. The more that came, the happier she was. She and Charles enjoyed camping with the grandchildren, collecting antiques, and spending winters in Florida until he was no longer able. [Read more...]

Necaise remembered as unique young man

Colbin Necaise

Unique, kind-hearted, helpful, outdoorsman and a precious soul – these were the words used to describe 13-year-old Colbin Dane Necaise by friends and family.

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Log truck overturns in Pittsboro

log truck

log truckThere were no injuries today when a log truck overturned on Hwy. 9 in front of the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Greg Pollan said the driver said he "blacked out."

Clay Brown

Clay “Snoopy” Brown, 58, of Bruce,  died  Thursday, June 25, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Born May 1, 1957 in Bruce, he was the son of Homer Brown and Wilma Mills Brown. He was a member of Banner Baptist Church and a truck driver.  [Read more...]

Donald Howell

Donald Morris Howell, 62, of Calhoun City, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at Calhoun County Health Services in Bruce. Born February 2, 1953 in Memphis, he was the son of the late Everett Howell and the late Carolyn Parker Beene.

Surviving are son, Christopher Howell, Collierville, TN; daughter, Candace Howell,  Munford, TN; brother, Charles Beene, Jacksonville, FL; sisters, Judy White, Millington, TN, and Gina Moore of Orlando, FL. He was predeceased by brother, Paul David Howell.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Online condolences may be made to the family at ParkerMemorialFuneralHomes.com

Blue earns staff scholarship from Girls’ State

Taylor Blue Cook

Taylor LeeAnna Blue, of Vardaman was one of 10 staff members at Girls State to receive a $500 staff scholarship from Post 1776 in Cleveland. [Read more...]

Bruce Yard of the Month

June Yard of Month

June Yard of MonthJessey and Debbie Higdon’s home was selected as Yard of the Month for June by the Bruce Twentieth Century Club. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse

Dr. Wells earns Family Medicine Board certification

Dr. Willie Wells

Dr. Willie Lee Wells, of Bruce, recently obtained his Family Medicine Board certification for another ten years.

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Keith Bollinger vows to recruit more industry if elected

Keith Bollinger

“To the Voters of District Three, I, Keith Bollinger, am announcing my candidacy for the position of Supervisor District Three.

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