Luther Redwine

Luther Manuel Redwine 90, of Bruce,  died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Bruce Community Living Center. He was born  October, 24, 1923 to Louis Redwine and Vesta Melton Redwine. He was a Baptist and a mechanic.  [Read more...]

‘City Chamber seeks volunteers to assist with Walkabout Wednesdays

Laura Edwards

The Calhoun City Chamber is seeking volunteers willing to serve as hosts on the square each Wednesday during the weekly farmers’ market.

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Judge Lackey to be roasted for Excel fundraiser

Judge Henry Lackey

EXCEL will roast Judge Henry Lackey Saturday, July 19 at the Methodist Corner in Calhoun City at 6 p.m. as a fundraiser for the after-school tutoring program.

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Campbell, Easley win the Sawmill Festival Tourney


Gary Campbell and C.J. Easley earned first place in the 23rd annual Bruce Sawmill Festival Golf Tournament last Saturday at Yoda Creek.

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Miles Jeffery and his granddaughter Emmie Shaw check out some of the many cars in the Show and Shine Car Show at Saturday’s Bruce Sawmill Festival. Photo by Joel McNeece

sawmill rotary

Bruce Rotary members Don Bell and Bob Logan were busy selling chances on the Henry .22 rifle at this weekend’s Sawmill Festival on the Bruce Square. Logan turned out to be the raffle winner when Daryl Logan drew his name from the entry-filled box. Photo by Joel McNeece

Calhoun Health Services planning on $2 million expansion

James Franklin

Work is expected to begin this fall on a $2 million addition to Calhoun Health Services (CHS) that will provide a new headquarters for the ambulance service, a larger physical therapy unit and office space for hospital administration.

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Bland wins Bruce Museum 5K at Sawmill Festival

sawmill run win

Joshua Bland earned first place in the Bruce Museum’s 5K Run for History Saturday at the 23rd Annual Bruce Sawmill Festival.

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Chainsaw artist Glenn Smith of Derma begins a piece during Saturday’s Bruce Sawmill Festival. Smith sold several pieces had brought to the festival and custom sawed several more at his booth. Photo by Joel McNeece


The Bouffants entertained what many believe was the largest Friday night crowd in Bruce Sawmill Festival history with a fantastic show. The Sawmill fun continues all day Saturday. See the schedule below. Photo by Joel McNeece