Glen Parker

Glen Alfred Parker, 81, of Corinth, died July 15, 2014 at his home. Born September 4, 1932 in Calhoun County, he graduated from Pittsboro High School in 1950, attended Itawamba Community College and then received his Bachelor of Science Degree at Mississippi State University in 1956. He completed his education by earning his Master of Science Degree at the University of Memphis. He served his country in the Mississippi National Guard, and worked seven years as a school teacher at Houston High School and Corinth High School. [Read more...]

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Bruce Trojan Jay Johnson, an Ole Miss commit, was today named to the Clarion Ledger’s 2014 Dandy Dozen. Johnson is the first ever Trojan to be named to the annual list of top high school football players in the state. Click here to visit the Clarion Ledger’s announcement. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce fires water department director

Roderick Gray

Bruce Water Department Director Roderick Gray was fired Tuesday night on a 3-2 vote during a special called Bruce board of aldermen meeting.

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91st Calhoun County Fair gets underway next week

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The 91st annual Calhoun County Fair is set for July 21-26.

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Lady Cougars open softball season July 26

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Calhoun Academy will open the 2014 fastpitch softball season July 26 with a tournament at Winona.

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Calhoun Academy earns new certification level

Donald Pendergrast

Calhoun Academy has earned a new certification level that Headmaster Donald Pendergrast said opens new opportunities to the schools’ students.

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Supervisors begin work on county budget

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Calhoun County Supervisors met last Thursday to hear budget requests from county department heads and to field some additional requests.

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Weight limits changed on four Calhoun bridges

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The Mississippi Department of Transportation has announced new weight limit restrictions on four Calhoun County bridges.

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Brittany Griffin

Brittany Griffin

Brittany Griffin of Bruce learned to cook and make candy from her grandmother, the late Frances Weeks, who was known for her Christmas candy. While she and her mother, Joy, enjoy making some of their favorites of  Mrs. Frances’ candy (peanut butter fudge, pecan log roll balls, peanut butter balls), Brittany has branched out into biscuit making.

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Nobody likes a sore loser

Joel McNeece

I don’t know what it’s going to take for U.S. Senate challenger Chris McDaniel to get the message this race is over.

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