Big Creek will host annual MayFest celebration Saturday

Entertainers at the 2011 MayFEst in Big Creek. Photo by Joel McNeece

Big Creek will host its annual MayFest celebration this Saturday with lots of activities for all ages.

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Bruce, Calhoun City athletes to compete at North State track meet

Nearly 20 Calhoun County athletes will be competing in the Class 2A North State Track Meet this Saturday at Mississippi State University.
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The best $80 I’ve ever spent

Joel McNeece

With the flip of a switch, I realized the other day I had made one of the best investments ever – an auto rewind water hose.

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Big time with Snooky and Mary Lou at Thacker Mountain Radio

Lisa McNeece

I joined Snooky and Mary Lou Williams of Water Valley in Oxford Thursday night for the last Thacker Mountain Radio show of the season which featured the Mighty Gospel Warriors of Bruce. I always see so many friends and meet more– like Annie Hollowell of Waterford in Marshall County.

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Becoming a regular member of the Oxford Renal Care club

Gale Denley

April 24, 2003 — Home is almost eerily quiet after six weeks in the hospital. It’s not as much fun as I thought it would be for I came home with the “Queasy, nauseous, shivering, drowsy and completely ill” feeling as depicted by a purple colored figure with a green tongue on the front of one of the hundreds of cards sent by well wishers.

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State inconsistent on local option sales tax policies

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – For more a decade, veteran Democratic state Sen. Hob Bryan has successfully battled any attempt for other local governments to have the same advantage that the regional economic hub near his home county has enjoyed for more than two decades.

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Sandra Jones

sandra jones

To make the caramel icing for a cake, "lock the door and turn off the phone," said Sandra Jones of Vardaman, "stay with it and don't walk away." This is how she learned to make caramel icing from a recipe given to her years ago by Louise Dismuke.

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Roderick Gray, Joe Farmer hired to lead Bruce water, street departments

Roderick Gray

After several months of debate and a 20 minute executive session Tuesday night, the Bruce Board of Aldermen voted to hire Roderick Gray and Joe Farmer as the town’s next water department and street department directors.

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Calhoun City votes to build false wall to cover problem area

city square

A false wall will be built on the front of three adjoining dilapidated buildings on the northeast side of the square in Calhoun City pending the opinion of the legality by board attorney Paul Moore, Jr. and permission of the property owners.

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Derma’s negligent property owners to be subpoenaed

Dock Gabbert

Eight Derma property owners who have not responded to requests by the town to clean up their property will be subpoenaed to appear before the board and attorney.

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