Calhoun City captures 2A State Championship with 22-8 win over Bay Springs

The Calhoun City Wildcats capped off a dominant season with a state championship last Friday defeating Bay Springs 22-8 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville.

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Easley back in custody after he’s caught in Webster County


Daniel Easley, who escaped from a work detail at the Calhoun County Jail in a patrol car five days ago, was captured Friday in Webster County.
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Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman Christmas Parades postponed


santa-rain-umbrellaDue to the forecast calling for 100% chance of rain, the Bruce Christmas parade scheduled for Saturday at 4:30 p.m. has been postponed until Dec. 17. Calhoun City's parade has been postponed until Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. Vardaman has also postponed its parade from Monday night to Thursday, Dec. 8.

2A State Champs!


state-champsCalhoun City High School won the 2-A state championship in a dominating performance over Bay Springs. The Wildcats won the game 22-8. From left, Tyrese Quinn, Jo Gray, Clay Wade, Jessie Nabors, Coach Perry Liles, Brandon Clanton and Lee Peden of Farm Bureau.

Nearing the end of the line

Ray Mosby

ROLLING FORK—I am the last of us, the end of the line of men in my family named Mosby. I don’t guess that is terribly remarkable in the big scope of things, but somehow on this post surgical, post Thanksgiving Sunday afternoon, it does strike me as at least personally worth noting.
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Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman Christmas Parades postponed


The Bruce and Vardaman Christmas Parades have both been postponed.

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Throughout state’s history, electing judges has been inherently partisan

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – All due respect, it’s almost laughable that Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Ceola James is blaming U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson for her loss in a re-election bid on Nov. 8.
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Bruce Rotary Auction


rotary-acution16Charles Chrestman takes bids on a spinning reel Randy Baker displays during the Bruce Rotary Club's annual Christmas Auction Thursday night in the Bruce Museum. All proceeds from the event will be reinvested in the community through various charitable efforts. Photo by Joel McNeece

Rochell appeal for parole denied by Supreme Court regarding 1992 murder case


The Supreme Court of Mississippi has denied an appeal of Arvin Dale Rochell who was seeking parole.
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Montez Camp

Frances Montez Camp, 89, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at Fern Brooke Personal Care Home in
Houston. Born April 10, 1927 in Banner, she was the daughter of the late Rex Bollinger and the late Inez Goodwin  Bollinger. She was the wife of the late Frank "Tiny Boy" Camp. She was a retired elementary teacher for Calhoun Co. Schools where she  served 35 years. [Read more...]