James Mardie Davis

James Mardie Davis, 87, of Oakland, went to his heavenly home Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at Maplewood
Rehabilitation in Jackson, Tn. Born April 30, 1929 in Bruce, he was the son of the late Mardie Davis and the late Joyce Gordon
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Jones, Bobo first two in race for D1 Supervisor

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Calhoun County voters in district one will elect a supervisor in November. The field is at two thus far after the first week of qualifying.

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Patrick Murphy

Patrick Francis Murphy, 85, passed away January 4, 2017 at NMMC-Tupelo. He was born in London, England and served in the British Army. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1968 to become a dual citizen and joined the U.S. Army. After retiring, he was a part of the Army Reserve 17 years. He was an active member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Burnsville, and Gideons International. He worked as a tool and die engineer and supervisor at Eastman Kodak, Tecumseh and Robert Bosch. [Read more...]

Sandra Cain

Sandra Kay Franklin Cain, 61, of Bruce, went to her heavenly home surrounded by her family Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital  in Oxford. Born July 18, 1955 in Marks, she was the daughter of Alvin and Sally  Melton  Franklin. She was a retired secretary for Bruce Upper Elementary School. She was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church and Bruce Fine Arts Club. [Read more...]

Rams soccer earn big win at home over North Pontotoc

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The Vardaman Rams defeated North Pontotoc 2-1 Thursday night on a frigid night for soccer at Carter Field in Vardaman.

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Monday blood drive in Calhoun City hopes to aid statewide shortage

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CALHOUN CITY, Miss. – Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) is experiencing a critical need for donors and is asking donors to come in and roll up their sleeves to help boost the blood supply in order to meet the demands of hospitals throughout the state.

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Supreme Court Justices Maxwell, Chamberlin take oath in Jackson

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New Supreme Court Justice Robert P. Chamberlin and incumbent Justices James W. Kitchens, James D. Maxwell II and Dawn H. Beam took the oath of office today in Jackson.
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Larry Malone

Larry Wade Malone, 72, passed away  Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 at his home in Coldwater. He was born July 29, 1944 in Houlka, to Renzie Poyner and Sarah “S.T.” Crocker Malone. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Coldwater and a veteran of the MS National Guard. He was an agriculture teacher for the Tate County School System where he retired after 38 years of service. [Read more...]

Paula Misenhimer

Paula Ferguson Misenhimer, 70, of Selmer, TN, passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 at McNairy Health Care Center in Selmer. She was born September 6, 1946 in Bruce, to the late Dawson and Glenda Bratton Ferguson. Grandparents preceding her in death were the late Ellie and Joyce Bratton and Ell ad Lillie Ferguson, all of Bruce. [Read more...]

One tweet over the line

Ray Mosby

T.S. Eliot rather famously wrote: “This is the way the wold ends…not with a bang, but a whimper.” At this point I could take no small degree of solace from an assurance that it won’t end with a tweet.
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