Super Saturday

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Calhoun Countians were among those enjoying the big Ole Miss and Mississippi State wins on Saturday. See more pictures here.

Calhoun City clobbers Bruce


Number one ranked Calhoun City bottled up the Bruce offense and routed the Trojans 56-15 to remain unbeaten on the season. Read the game story in the sports section. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

ESPN in Slate Springs


ESPN’s Sportscenter opened Saturday morning in front of Town Hall in Slate Springs citing it as the halfway point between Oxford and Starkville on this big football day in Mississippi.

Calhoun County Coroner

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Jerry Fleming never imagined he would spend his career dealing with death. The 35 year funeral home veteran has served the last 15 as coroner for Calhoun County. Read his story in the news section.

Stephens starring in ICC play

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Tickets go on sale Oct. 1 for Itawamba Community College’s dinner theatre, “Getting Sarah Married.” The romantic comedy by Sam Bobrick will be staged Nov. 18-21 in the David C. Cole Student Services building at the Fulton Campus. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., and the production will follow. The cast includes Mary Chandler Izard of Fulton (Sara), Noah Sipes of Ecru (Brandon), Daniqua Stephens of Vardaman, right, (Aunt Martha), Jordan Wade of Caledonia (Heather) and Austin Oswalt of New Hope (Noogie). Jessi Stevenson of Saltillo, public speaking instructor, is the director. Tickets, which are $15, will be available in the ICC Fulton Campus Bookstore. Reservations may be made in person or by calling (662) 862-8205. Limited seating is available each night.

Stepp Saver is Chamber Business of the Month

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Stepp-Saver Pharmacy was named Chamber Business of the Month for September. With Andy Stepp is Bruce Chamber president Becky Wright.

Antique Mall opens on Bruce Square


Glenda Aron and her daughter Jerlynn Spratlin opened a new antique mall on the Bruce Square last week next to Pizza Palace. The business hosts booths for vendors from all over the area and is open Wednesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Pictured above at last week’s grand opening are, from left, Kay Allison, Glenda Aron and Melba Bishop.

Ace Cannon Room


Ace Cannon performed Sunday afternoon at the dedication of the Ace Cannon Room at Calhoun City City Hall. The room features memorabilia from Cannon’s musical career. Photo by Joel McNeece

Lucius crowned Homecoming Queen at Vardaman


Laken Lucius was crowned Homecoming Queen at Vardaman Friday night. Pictured, from left, are Tae Armstrong, Maid of Honor Shylysses Rimmer, Queen Laken Lucius and Chad Lucius. Photo by Stephanie Lucius

Talford crowned Homecoming Queen at Bruce


Tamera Talford was crowned Homecoming Queen at Bruce Friday night. Pictured from left are 2013 Queen Linesha Miller, Byron Talford, Queen Tamera Talford and BHS Principal Michael Gillespie. Photo by Joel McNeece

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