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.

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The Dog Lovers League of Bruce is less than a month old but is experiencing tremendous growth. Founder Rose Wells said she expects it to continue to grow and is excited by the number of volunteers coming forward eager to assist. Read the full story below. Photo by Joel McNeece

CCHS Students Shadow

Four Calhoun City High School seniors shadowed at Calhoun County Sheriff’s Dept. Tuesday. Seated from left, Jashon Coleman, Levarious Varnado, Andrikus Ezell and Re’erika Jones toured the jail and rode with Dept. Dean Poynor, back, from left, and Sheriff Greg Pollan for part of the day. Photo by Lisa McNeece

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Overall winners in Calhoun Academy’s annual reading fair were, from left, Lexie Bollinger, elementary; Drew Enochs, junior high; and Macey Chrestman, high school. Photo by Celia Hillhouse


Mr. and Miss BHS for 2014 were recently announced with the honor going to Casey Vance and Mary Beth Collums.


Calhoun Academy senior Rhett McCormick was the recent recipient of the Margery Brown Rogers Clark Scholarship from the Margery B. Rogers Clark Chapter #17 Order of the Confederate Rose. Shown with him in accepting the award are grandmother Debbie Dunn; his parents Craig and Lori McCormick; Chapter President Betty Jean Logan and Calhoun Avengers Camp #1969 Commander Rev. James A. Taylor.