Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman Christmas Parades postponed


The Bruce and Vardaman Christmas Parades have both been postponed.

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Throughout state’s history, electing judges has been inherently partisan

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – All due respect, it’s almost laughable that Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Ceola James is blaming U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson for her loss in a re-election bid on Nov. 8.
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Bruce Rotary Auction


rotary-acution16Charles Chrestman takes bids on a spinning reel Randy Baker displays during the Bruce Rotary Club's annual Christmas Auction Thursday night in the Bruce Museum. All proceeds from the event will be reinvested in the community through various charitable efforts. Photo by Joel McNeece

Rochell appeal for parole denied by Supreme Court regarding 1992 murder case


The Supreme Court of Mississippi has denied an appeal of Arvin Dale Rochell who was seeking parole.
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Montez Camp

Frances Montez Camp, 89, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at Fern Brooke Personal Care Home in
Houston. Born April 10, 1927 in Banner, she was the daughter of the late Rex Bollinger and the late Inez Goodwin  Bollinger. She was the wife of the late Frank "Tiny Boy" Camp. She was a retired elementary teacher for Calhoun Co. Schools where she  served 35 years. [Read more...]

Fire at Moore home in Vardaman


vard-fire04Vardaman Fire Department responded to a fire at the Jimmy Moore home on Hwy. 341 north of Vardaman Thursday morning. Linda Moore said she heard an explosion and stepped outside and saw their shed on fire. The shed and all the equipment inside was a total loss.

vard-fire63Vardaman Fire Chief Michael Whitten extinguishes fire that consumed the back end of a pickup truck parked next to the shed.

Grady Easley Jr.

Grady Lee Easley, Jr., 66, went to his heavenly home Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at his home in Calhoun City. He was born June 29, 1950 in Calhoun City, the son of Grady Easley, Sr. and Francis Vernon Chandler Easley. He was a retired farmer, and a member of College Hill Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. [Read more...]

Career Center, Academy hosting blood drives next week


The Calhoun County Career and Technical Center’s Health Science class will be sponsoring a blood drive with Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
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Calhoun City send off


cats-ccesThe Calhoun City Wildcat football team, cheerleaders and band were sent off to Starkville for today's state championship game in style with a walk through at CCEs on their way out of town.

Nabors is MVP of Championship Game


jessie-and-trophyCCHS Senior Jessie Nabors was named MVP in the 2A Championship Game. Calhoun City beat Bay Springs 22-8 for the 2A title.