Stephon Tucker is strong believer in “New Life”

stephon tucker

New Life Church has been located in the former Kellwood Outlet facility off Hwy. 9 on the southern end of Calhoun City for the past four years. The church, which was founded just over a decade ago, started in a building near Cannon Motors.
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Rediscovered my golf game

Wyatt Emmerich 2017
After a 20 year hiatus, my golf bug is back.
This is as planned. When the kids came along, I couldn’t afford the six hours to play golf. I switched to tennis.

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Bear Bryant was John Wayne, Saban is Al Pacino

Rick Cleveland

So, I was following my electric twitter machine late Saturday night, checking for college football scores and comments from across the land.
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First visit to Ethel and a few laughs on the pitch

Joel McNeece

There are few schools in Mississippi that I haven’t been to at one point or another during my newspaper career. Ethel was one of them until last Friday when I visited to cover the Vardaman Rams.
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Skuna Art & Music Festival lots of fun in Bruce

Lisa McNeece

If you missed the Skuna River Art and Music Festival on the square and at the Bruce Museum Saturday, you missed a great day.
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Betty Hill

Cook Betty Hill

Betty and Charles Hill married when she was 17 and she had never cooked before then, except in Rose Chandler’s home ec class. She didn’t have a cookbook, so she learned on her own.
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Bruce Band gets new trailer

Cannon band trailer

Cannon band trailerCannon Motor Company donated a trailer to Bruce High School Band for transporting their instruments and equipment. Recognition was given in a pre-game presentation last Friday night. L to r, are Kristi Shelton, Band Booster president; Melany Campbell of Cannon; Ellen Shaw, Band Booster vice-president; Johnny Kakales of Cannon; Jon Bland, BHS band director, and Steven Newell, asst. director. Not pictured is James Vanlandingham of Cannon. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Jordan case expected to go to Grand Jury this month

Loray Jordan

The Calhoun County Grand Jury is scheduled to convene in Pittsboro Oct. 23 and among the cases they are expected to be presented is that of former Bruce High School teacher Loray Jordan, Jr.
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Wild hogs creating havoc on lands they roam


Rooting and wallowing by wild hogs cause extensive land and crop damage, which can be stopped only by getting rid of the invasive animals.
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Calhoun City man arrested for burglary, escapes, arrested again


A Calhoun City man was arrested and charged with three break-ins after escaping police custody while being questioned.
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