Lois Brassfield

Lois Wilbourn Brassfield, 68, of Grenada died Saturday, May 16, 2015 at home. She was born June 12, 1934 in Grenada County, the daughter of Samuel Arthur Wilbourn, Sr. and Ruth Ester Hardin Wilbourn. She was retired CNA at Grenada County Hospital and a member of Grenada First Church of Nazarene. [Read more...]

More than three inches of rain, tornado scare in county over weekend

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Calhoun County remains under a flash flood watch as more rain is expected to continue falling over the coming days.

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Chandler Drug intern

Chandlers Intern

Anna Kathryn Ward, a second year pharmacy student from Booneville, will be doing a two week internship with J.R. Denton at Chandler Drug in  Calhoun City.

Fun Day in the park

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Calhoun City Elementary kindergartners recently had a fun day on the playground at Bruce Park. Pictured from left are Kejuan Armstrong, Montana Tipton, Serenity Bullard, Kaden Willis and Zae Gladney. Photo by Joel McNeece

Earth Day at BUES


Bruce Upper Elementary students Jaden Paxton and Jaylin Collins pose with their Earth Day projects that they created and presented for Tonya Hogan’s sixth grade class.

Simpson awarded 50 year certificate


James Ellis Simpson P.M., of Calhoun City, was awarded his 50 year Certificate, Life Member Card, and Lapel Pin from the Grand Lodge of Tennessee at Unity Masonic Lodge #95 in Memphis recently. Presenting it was W. M. Edwin Clark Doremus of Unity Lodge #95. Witnessing the presentation were James William McDaniel P.M. and James Warren Horton P.M. who are Past Masters of Summer Avenue Lodge #729 in Memphis, where James Ellis Simpson is also Past Master.

Houston man killed in Chickasaw wreck

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A Houston man was pronounced dead at the scene of a wreck in Houston around noon in Chickasaw County.

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Hazel Vaughan

Hazel Ruth (Helms) Vaughan, 71, of Cordova, TN, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015. She was born June 18, 1943, in Calhoun County, to Grady Lee Helms and Myrtie Reedy Helms. An attendee of Derma High School and a graduate of Calhoun City High School, she was a licensed cosmetologist and later served as Derma Town Clerk for over a decade. She eventually moved to Tennessee and retired from the banking field in Memphis. She was a member of Derma Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, but most recently attended Barton United Methodist Church. [Read more...]

Rams conclude spring football at H.W. Byers


The Vardaman Rams concluded spring football practice Thursday night with a jamboree at H.W. Byers.

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Bruce Trojans looking forward to fall season

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The Bruce Trojans wrapped up spring football with a scrimmage against Winona Thursday night.

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