Flooding in Calhoun County


Portions of Calhoun County have experienced some flooding today, particularly northwestern Calhoun.

DAR award winners

DAR Award Winners

Daughters of the American REvolution Good Citizenship Awards were recently presented to, from left, Clint Wolfe from Calhoun City, DAR Regent Bebe Maxwell, Alyssa Alford from Vardaman, and Mckenzie Morris from Bruce.

“Taps” at Bruce Memorial Day service


Hal Reese Jr. performend “Taps” today at both the Calhoun City and Bruce Memorial Day programs. Photo by Joel McNeece

Memorial Day service in Calhoun City


Edwin Boland leads in the signing of America the Beautiful during the Memorial Day service this morning at the American Legion in Calhoun City. Also pictured are Geoffrey Yoste and Robert Gosa. Photo by Joel McNeece

Stepp Saver hosting pharmacy student

Stepp Savier

Ole Miss student Jillian Lann of Athens, Alabama is on a two-week rotation with Andy Stepp at Stepp-Saver Pharmacy in Bruce. Lann will soon be a third year pharmacy student. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Bruce High School Class of 1958

BHS 1958 Class

Bruce High School Class of 1958 met recently at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Class members attending were, back, from left, Danny Caldwell, Hilda Anglin Hornbeak, Mary John Murphree Tyler, Wanda Bryant Longest, Mitzi Parker Aron, Jim “Smokey” Barefield, Larry Arrington, Donald Camp; front Bonnie Gulledge, Virginia Long Mitchell, Jean Terry Snellings, Polly Short Simpson, Myra Bryant King, Lillian Taylor Holmes and James Hill. Photo by Holly Gore

Studio on the Square

Studio 3-4 year olds

Studio on the Square presented their annual Dance Recital recently. Participating in the 3-4 year old division were from left, Mary Ella Chandler, Sadie Box, Jacelyn Powell, Jennifer Pendergraph, Sarah Kate Collins, Kylee Rae Fox, Callie Phillips, and seated, Avery Hicks. Photo by Trent

Mr. and Miss Bruce High School


Carlos Cervantes and Anna Leise Tedford are Mr. and Miss BHS. Cervantes’ parents are Larry and Robin Parker and Tedford is the daughter of Mark and Suzette Tedford.

Mr. and Miss Calhoun City

cchs mr miss

Mr. and Miss Calhoun City High School for 2015 are Chakel Gates and Jenna Beth Hamilton.

Mr. and Miss Vardaman High School

vardaman mr miss

Mr. and Miss VHS for 2015 are Allen Hendrix and Laken Lucius.