Calhoun Academy struggles to get on the field

Coach Tim Melton

Calhoun Academy has just over three weeks left in the regular season, but so far they’ve played only one baseball game.

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Shelia Ramsey

Shelia Ann Lucius Ramsey, 59, of Lafayette, LA died Saturday, March 21, 2015 at her home. She was born April 23, 1955 in Calhoun City. She was the daughter of Wayne Lucius and Doris Henry Lucius. She graduated from Acadiana High School in 1973 attended Delta Business College and pursued her career at Lafayette General Hospital in Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit for many years. She was a devoted daughter, mother, and grandmother and her family was her life. [Read more...]

Bobbie Powell

Bobbie Sue Powell, 81, of Bruce, died Saturday, Mar.  21, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.  Born  June 23, 1933 in Sarepta, she was the daughter of the late Lois Jackson Knight and the late Annie Mae McCormick Knight. She was the wife of the late Frank Powell. She was a graduate of Randolph High School, homemaker, and loved outdoor gardening. She was a member of Houlka First Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Billy Grist

Billy L. Grist, 82, Bruce, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Community Hospice House in Verona. Born June 22, 1932 in Sarepta, he was the son of the late William Grist and the late Clara Logan Grist. He was the husband of Marjorie Winter Grist. He served in the Army and was a Veteran of Korean Conflict. He was a member of Sarepta Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Bro. Ed Pettit

Bro. Edward J. Pettit, 86, of Bruce, died Friday, Mar. 20, 2015, at Bruce Community Living Center. Born August 5, 1928 in Elzey,  he was the son of the late Hosea Pettit and the late Annice Moore  Pettit. He was the husband of the late Josephine Pettit. He was retired from Brookwood Furniture. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and he also served as a Baptist minister for 53 years in Calhoun, Chickasaw, and Pontotoc counties. [Read more...]

Tedford earns Bruce Rotary honor

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The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for March is Anna Leise Tedford.
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Morgan, Jones named Mr. and Miss NWCC


Eli Morgan of Banner and Autumn Jones of Water Valley were recently named Mr. and Miss NWCC, Lafayette – Yalobusha Technical Center for 2014-2015. [Read more...]

Bruce 5th graders make Holocaust board

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Maggie Ross of Dacia Taylor’s class stands by the Holocaust board which was made by Bruce fifth graders as part of a study project on the tragedy. Picture by Lindsey Roberts

4-H shooting sports

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4-H shooting sports teams gathered recently in Pittsboro to prepare for upcoming competitions. Above is Trent Barnett assisting Lillian Baker with an air rifle. Also pictured are Jacob Baker, Nancy Braddock, Zach Dorrough and Jordan Dorrough.

Mark Davis always looking to share his love for music

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Sacred Harp Music is a unique form of American Folk music that was once very popular in Calhoun County.

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