Sawmill Festival expected to break record for financial success

Becky Wright

Bruce Chamber officials reported Monday the 2014 Bruce Sawmill Festival is expected to be record-breaking.

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Rebecca Grier

Rebecca Grier

Rebecca Grier of Calhoun City continues to make the Butterscotch Chewy recipe she got from her mom that came from a 1956 Pillsbury Bake-off book. She learned to cook from her mother and grandmother, but says when she really started cooking by herself was while in home-ec class. There she learned to make a chocolate sheet cake that she still makes.

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Fair Queen

Julianna Cain, of Bruce, was crowned Fairest of the Fair at the Calhoun County Fair Monday night. Julianna, who will be a junior at BHS this fall, is the daughter of Jason and Jennifer Cain. Photo by Lisa McNeece

MHSAA announces changes to football, basketball state championship sites


CLINTON — The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced Monday new locations for upcoming Football and Basketball State Championships for the next four years.

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Calhoun All Stars win North State Title

future all stars

The Calhoun County Future All Stars won the North Half State Title in Winona.

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Schools Supply Lists


Following are school supply lists for Calhoun County Public Schools.

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Deputy follows blood trail to make burglary arrest

Jason Mims

A Vardaman man was arrested last Wednesday for burglary of a store and home.

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Among the winners in the Fairest of the Fair pageant at the Calhoun County Fair Monday night were three year olds Rileigh Kate Tutor, left, and Emerie Grayson Baecher. Photo by Lisa McNeece

James Stallings

James Earnest Stallings, 95, a resident of Calhoun City for 46 years, died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.  He lived in Tupelo for the past 16 years at Traceway Retirement Community.  He was born February 16, 1919 in Webster County and  grew up on the family farm in Cumberland. He was the son of the late Lonnie Lee Stallings and Mary Earnest Stallings. He graduated from Cumberland High School, Wood Junior College and Mississippi State University. He was an Army Veteran of World War II. For 33 years, he was employed by Farmers Home Administration as County Supervisor in Calhoun County from 1952 until 1969 and as a District Director from 1969 until 1979. After retiring, he founded Stallings Real Estate in Calhoun City and managed it for 12 years. [Read more...]

Career Center to offer CNA class this fall; registration underway


The Career and Technical Center will be offering CNA classes again this fall for adults at night.

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