Pancakes with Santa

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Mrs. Claus (Erin Keon) reads a story to Mika Ward during the Grace Club’s “Pancakes with Santa” at the Bruce Museum on Saturday. Children enjoyed a pancake breakfast, listened to stories and visited with Santa Claus at the annual event. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Calhoun City Christmas Parade

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Local members of the 858th National Guard unit served as grand marshals at the Calhoun City Christmas Parade Saturday night. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce Christmas Parade

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David Martin of Derma drives the Shiloh Baptist Church entry in the Bruce Christmas Parade. Photo by Joel McNeece

Great season, tough ending

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A great season came to a painful ending Friday night as the Calhoun City Wildcats were defeated 60-35 by Bassfield in the Class 2A State Championship game at Mississippi State in Starkville. Photo by Lisa McNeece

Bruce Rotary Auction

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Auctioneer Charles Chrestman calls for bids on a toy truck shown by Don Bell during the Bruce Rotary Club’s annual Christmas auction Thursday night at the Bruce Museum. The auction raised $2,000 the club will invest in local charities. Photo by Joel McNeece

Vardaman FFA


Vardaman FFA recently earned many honors at convention. Pictured, from left, are Student Advisor-Dillon Williams, Sentinel-La Shaun Cooper, Treasurer-Christina Free, 1st Place Senior Opening and Closing-President-Alyssa Alford, Vice President C.J. Weddle, Reporter- Tori Wilson, Secretary-Briley Gordon.

Bald Eagle in Bruce

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This Bald Eagle has been hanging out in trees and flying around the pasture beside Jim Earl Aron’s house on Hwy. 32 in Bruce. This picture was made Tuesday at noon. Photo by Joel McNeece

Supervisors’ meeting


Calhoun County Supervisors met this morning in Pittsboro where overlaying a portion of the Big Creek Road dominated the discussion. See the story from the meeting in the “news” section. Photo by Joel McNeece



The Calhoun City Wildcats celebrate their 35-14 win over East Webster Friday night that sends them back to the Class 2A State Championship Game. They will be play Bassfield Friday, Dec. 5 at 2:30 p.m. at Davis Wade Stadium at Mississippi State University in Starkville. Photo by Joel McNeece

HeadStart celebrates 50 years

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South Calhoun HeadStart celebrated 50 years of operation this year. In observance of Head Start awareness, the children released balloons in the air. Each child’s name and the center’s phone number was put in each balloon hoping the person who finds it will contact Head Start. Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton and Supervisor Ernest Fox and HeadStart parents were among those attending.