Thanksgiving at First Baptist in Bruce

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Children at the Creative Learning Center at First Baptist Church in Bruce celebrated Thanksgiving with their studies and by dressing up as Indians and enjoying a big feast. Among the many Indians were, from left, Jaxson Stacy, McCayla Prince and Cole Sullivan. Photo by Joel McNeece

BES Thanksgiving Play

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Bruce Elementary students put on a Thanksgiving play last week. Summer Corbitt is pictured speaking with Terry Hall, Kentrell Patterson and Alyssa Griffin. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Brassfields performing in Nashville


Bradley and Chadley Brassfield, formerly of Vardaman and Houston, have been singing in Nashville the last five years. They, along with songwriter Aly Cutter, of Florida, make up the band Brassfield Aly. They performed Friday and Saturday nights at the Opry Backstage Grill restaurant located at The Inn at Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse

Egg Bowl Run 2014

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Ole Miss’ Chase Pinson, of Crystal Springs, and Mississippi State’s Zack Holder, of Long Beach, exchange the game ball on the Calhoun City Square in the middle of the 2014 Egg Bowl Run. ROTC cadets from MSU ran the ball from Starkville to Calhoun City and the Ole Miss cadets will run it up Hwy. 9W to Oxford for this week’s game. Photo by Lisa McNeece

Egg Bowl Run 2014


Ole Miss’ “Rebel” was making friends on the Calhoun City Square. Photo by Joel McNeece

Egg Bowl Run

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Mississippi State University ROTC Cadets enter the Calhoun City Square carrying the game ball for this week’s Egg Bowl. They handed the ball off to members of the Ole Miss ROTC to roars from a large crowd gathered on the square. The Rebel cadets are now making their way through northern Calhoun County toward Oxford. Photo by Joel McNeece

Calhoun City advances to North Half Championship

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Chakel Gates, above, and Brieton Sykes led the Wildcats to the Class 2A North Half Championship against East Webster by beating Bruce 28-14 Friday night. See the game story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Wildcats defeat Trojans 28-14

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Jamar Brown, above, and QB Wesley Ross led a power running game for the Bruce Trojans in their rematch with Calhoun City, but in the end it was the Wildcats earning another victory, their ninth straight in the rivalry. See the game story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

‘City tops Bruce


Calhoun City defeated Bruce 28-14 Friday night in the Class 2A North Half Semifinal. See the game story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Dog Lovers League

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Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Thursday for the new Dog Lovers’ League headquarters in west Bruce behind Haworth. City officials and supporters of the no-kill animal shelter gathered to put the ceremonial shovel in the ground for the project. Dog Lovers’ League Director Rose Wells said they hope to have new kennels up and operating within the next few weeks. Photo by Joel McNeece