Vera Kate Ball scoops up Easter Eggs during festivities at Shiloh Baptist Church in Big Creek Saturday afternoon. Photo by Joel McNeece


A huge crowd turned out to join the Easter bunny for the community egg hunt on the Bruce Square Saturday morning. Photo by Lisa McNeece


K4 and K5 winners in the Bruce Beauty Review included, from left, Coby Necaise, Kaely Thomas, Eva Griffin, Most Handsom Ja-kwon Evans, Most Beautiful Leah Clark, Naterika Martin and Ellie Tidwell. Photo by Kim Ray

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Bruce Elementary students in Mrs. Ashley Clements’ third grade class recently designed paper bags for Earth Day that will be used for customers groceries at the Piggly Wiggly. Pictured, from left, front, Sara Parker and Catelyn McCammon; middle, Carlee Winter, Emma Schmitz, Wyeth Long, Jaidyn Tillman; back, Korique Pierce and Quanterria Venson.

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Tenth and 11th grade winners in the Bruce Beauty Review were, from left, Taylor Haire, Kayde Coleman, Julianna Cain, Marley Hood (Photogenic), Jalynn Aron and Most Beautiful Anna Leise Tedford. See more beauty review pictures in this week’s Journal. Photo by Kim Ray


Bruce First Baptist Creative Learning Center had a walk-a-thon last Thursday for St. Jude and the children raised $335. Among those participating were, l to r, Rileigh Kate Tutor, McCayla Prince, Ellie Kathryn Bailey, Jonah Fleming, Jack Alderman, Jaxon Stacy, Patton Nelson and Lawson Suber with teachers Amanda Tutor and Paige Mosley. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse

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Calhoun Academy students recently competed in an art competition. K4-K5 particpants were, front, from left, Mattie Beck Gore, Jonah Clark, Bryleigh Melton, Jackson Knight, Caylee Smith; back, Andrew Reeder, Addi Hailey, River Weldon, Kason Broughman and Carsen Swords.

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Craig Baker and Susan Leachman were crowned King and Queen of the 2014 Calhoun County Relay for Life. Photo by Lisa McNeece


Cancer survivors kickoff the 2014 Calhoun County Relay for Life Friday night in Bruce. Photo by Lisa McNeece

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Bruce High School recently announced its 2014 Hall of Fame class. From left, are Linesha Miller, Shelby Leachman, Elizabeth Whitten, Joseph Hopkins, Mary Beth Collums, Emily Morris, Tiffany Coleman; in front is Casey Vance. Not pictured is Junior Ramirez.