Vardaman outlasts Thrasher to win fourth straight


The Vardaman Rams utilized good conditioning and relentlessness to outlast Thrasher 50-38 last Friday for their fourth consecutive victory.
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Speed kills as Cougars fall big against visiting Kemper


Calhoun Academy, 0-4, put up their most points of the season, but in a lopsided loss to Kemper last Friday night.
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‘City wins big game over East Webster; Lady Rams hit homers; Free shines for Bruce


The Calhoun City Lady Wildcats polished off a big week for them with a 6-5 win over East Webster.
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There has been no change in the expected sentencing of Ernest Fox

Ernest Fox

Nothing has changed in the expected sentencing for Calhoun County Supervisor Earnest Fox as his defense and the prosecution continue to wait for the implementation of the PACS program. [Read more...]

Derma man wanted after shooting another in the chest


A Derma man is wanted for the shooting of another during a domestic incident last Saturday night.
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Boil water notice for 10 Bruce streets


A boil water notice for 10 streets in Bruce has been issued by the Bruce City Hall. It is under effect until further notice.

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Baker talks to chamber about upcoming election; several big events on the calendar

Carlton Baker

Circuit Clerk Carlton Baker told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce that he’s had more interest in early voting in the Nov. 8 general election than any election he’s worked previously.
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Weyerhaeuser turn lane


pope-weyerhaeuserBruce Mayor Rudy Pope addresses those gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new turn lane for Weyerhaeuser off Hwy. 9 in Bruce. The project was a Bruce, county and state project and officials from all departments attended.

Jimmie Miller

Jimmie Miller, 83, of Coffeeville, died September 11, 2016. He was born May 29, 1933, the son of Blanche Miller Martin and Eugene Jones.  He learned the value of hard work and helping others at a young age. One of his numerous jobs was as a soil conservationist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He remained with the corps until his retirement 38 years later.

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Rotary honors Echoles


rotary-echolesThe Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for September is LeMarcus Echoles, the son of Cynthia Petty and the late Victor Echoles. His achievements include 4.0 grade point average; Beta Club, 4 yrs.; Scholar Athlete, 4 yrs.; Football, 4 yrs.; Band, 4 yrs.; Rotary Youth Leader Conference delegate; National Society of High School Scholars; 2016 Power Lifting State Champion; Personal Leadership Mentor; HOBY Representative; and Class Representative.