Banner couple jailed on marijuana charges

Gardener Kenneth

A Banner couple has been arrested after sheriff deputies found marijuana growing at their home.

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Calhoun Academy earns second at State Golf Tournament

From left, Coach Mike Jones, Jesse Rogers, Warner Jones, Forrest Shoemaker, Devin Northrip, J.T. Washington, Hunter Harmon, Scott Shankle and Coach Sonny Wright. Photo by Joel McNeece

Calhoun Academy’s golf team finished as runner-up in the state to Prentiss Christian at the State Golf Tournament Monday.
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Emotional victory for Bruce Trojans in sweep of Hamilton

joel mcneece

The Bruce Trojans didn't win a state championship last Saturday night against Hamilton, but the emotions couldn't have been any more overwhelming if they had.

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Addi Claire is eager to graduate so she can wear her “pajamas” too

Lisa McNeece

Addi Claire was a little confused about graduation night for Creative Learning Center Sunday night at Bruce First Baptist Church. She kept telling me they were going to have a "jumpy" thing and birthday cake for her– which she thinks every celebration will be.

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Legislature: new paradigm in state government evident

STARKVILLE – Gov. Phil Bryant’s legislative agenda fared about as well in the 2012 regular session as the 1890 Mississippi Constitution would allow – which is to say that the political stars have returned to  their historic alignment after the eight-year anomalies of the two terms Haley Barbour served as governor.

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Jerald Lofton

Jerald Lofton

“I’m a baking man, but I can cook anything. I’ve been cooking for years,” said Jerald Lofton of Calhoun City, and, “the secret to no-stick baking is Baker’s Joy spray.”
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Bruce, Calhoun City athletes advance to State Track Meet

city track

Bruce and Calhoun City athletes competed at the North State Track Meet last weekend at Mississippi State University with several advancing to the state meet in Pearl May 12.

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Bruce Trojans sign scholarships for tennis, softball


Three Bruce Trojans signed college scholarships Monday for tennis and softball. Pictured, from left, are John Michael Crews, who signed a tennis scholarship with Holmes; Ashley Hubbard and Katie Corder signed to play softball with Mississippi Delta. Pictured in the back, from left, are BHS Tennis Coach Heather Nix; Crews’ mother Laura Gulledge; Hubbard’s parents Ramey and Angie Gill, Melissa and Donny Hubbard; Corder’s parents Jackie and Kevin Corder; BHS Softball Coach Seth Burt. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce, Calhoun City players make All-Region teams

Taylor Seiler

Selections were recently announced for 2-2A All Region honors in baseball and softball with 18 Bruce and Calhoun City athletes leading both teams.

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Jimmy Lavon Zinn

Jimmy Lavon Zinn, 60, of Carrollton, Tx., died May 3, 2012 at his home. He was born December 3, 1951 in Bruce, the son of Jack Lavon and Erma Raye Reasons Zinn. He was a Baptist, served in the MS National Guard four years, was a graduate of Clarksdale High School class of 1969, attended Northwest MS Community and the University of Mississippi, and was an employee of Buzi Paper Distributing Co.

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