Calhoun City Court Clerk Quay Wolfe, center in pink, was honored with a party by city employees Friday afternoon. Wolfe is retiring after 24 years of working in City Hall. She was presented with a watch and a year’s membership in the chamber of commerce. Photo by Joel McNeece
Master Gardeners, the Beautification Committee with the Calhoun City Chamber, and ‘City library officials came together last week to plant more than a dozen knockout roses around the Calhoun City library as part of an ongoing beautification effort. Pictured, from left, Barbara Goodson, Tommy Brown, Mayor J.R. Denton, Rupert Lunceford, Laura Edwards, Jimmy Howell, Helen Lackey, Janice Vaughn, Donna Cole, Gerry Marshall, and Betty Holland. Photo by Joel McNeece
Rudy Pope is congratulated by his nephew and niece, Phil and Retha Busby of Starkville, left, and his wife Sandra, right, after winning Tuesday’s primary election for mayor of Bruce. Pope carried all five wards in defeating incumbent Robert Edward Oakley 335-189. He will take over as mayor on July 1. Photo by Joel McNeece
Creative Learning Center at Bruce First Baptist Church will have graduation Sunday, May 5 at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The class is taught by Lisa Hill, left. Graduates are, front, from left, Andrew Dawson Nichols, Jaxon Lee McCoston; 2nd row, Parker Grace Long, Addison Claire Bailey; 3rd row, Aubrey Elizabeth Nelson, Rivers Melisa Babb, Paisley Isabelle Collums; 4th row, Maci Lorraine Weeks, Eva Charlene Griffin and Lily Kate Suber. Photo courtesy of Othel Anding
Calhoun City elementary and middle schools showed their support for National Child Abuse Awareness month by releasing balloons in honor of child abuse victims recently. Before the balloon release, students were given a brief presentation on Child Abuse and its prevalence. The students were provided booklets with information and how to notify the proper authorities if they have experienced or suspected child abuse.