fisher td

Fisher Ray scored one of the Bruce Trojans’ six touchdowns Friday night on this pass play in their 41-7 win over Potts Camp. Calhoun City also earned a win this week while Vardaman and Calhoun Academy both suffered losses. See the recaps below in sports.

wildcats front

The Calhoun City Wildcats remained unbeaten on the season with a 40-0 whipping of Houston Friday night. In other county action, Bruce defeated Potts Camp 41-7, while Calhoun Academy and Vardaman both suffered losses. Photo by Lisa McNeece

active shooter

Jenna Beth Hamilton is escorted out of Calhoun City High School by EMRs during the “Active Shooter Drill” held Friday morning. Hamilton was one of several students who was used as actors, complete with make-up to give officers and paramedics responding a realistic scene for the training exercise. Photo by Joel McNeece


Bruce Rotarian Billy McCord, who also serves as president of the Calhoun County School Board, delivered dictionaries to all third graders at Bruce Upper Elementary School last week. The books were provided by the Bruce Rotary Club. Photo by Joel McNeece

srr staff

The 2014 staff of the Skuna River Review includes, from left, back, Jerry Killough, Amber Moore, Mikala Turner; Editor Lasherica Thornton, Sponsor Carrington Harrelson, Mikayla Shellton, Lexi Harmon, and front, Cheyenne Bryant. Not pictured are Madison May, Brandon Metzger, Kaitlin Kincade and Cartez Welch.

alum soft

Vardaman hosted an alumni/mom softball game last weekend. Among those participating were, from left, back, Veronica Maldonado, Stacy Haimes, Anna Beth Lucius, Johnna Landreth, Nora Blake Parker, Mica Stroup, Candy Huffman, Tammy Havens, Sandra Lucius, Crystal Hood Tutor, Amy White, Carmen Williams, Cindy Landreth; front, Jackie Pina, Abby Casey, Laci Jo Fugett, Jaquita Hatchett, Meagan Havens, Gail Haire, Caroline Casey, Deana Davis, Genna Grace Edmondson, Jeanann Casey, Casey High, Jenna Campbell.  Photo by Kelsey Nelson Floyd

williams dig

The sweet potato harvest began in Calhoun County Monday with three local farms getting diggers in the fields. Craig Williams’ farm in Vardaman, pictured above, was among the first to begin harvesting this year’s crop. Others who started Monday included James Chrestman and Tony Morgan. Most all sweet potato operations will be in the midst of harvesting their crop by next week. Photo by Joel McNeece

color run

Among the Calhoun Countians participating in the Houston Color Run last weekend were, from left, Christa Davis and her son Dawson, Whitney White with her sons Aaden and Aaron, and Kellie Atkinson with sons Walter and Truett.

jay johnson

Jay Johnson and the Bruce Trojans came up short Friday night, despite his two touchdowns. The Trojans will look to earn their first win this Friday when they host Potts Camp. See recaps from all of Friday night’s action below in sports. Photo by Joel McNeece

city front

The high school football season kicked off Friday night with Calhoun County teams going .500. Calhoun City defeated Coffeeville 30-20 and Calhoun Academy earn a 33-0 win at Humphreys. Bruce fell at North Pontotoc 28-20 and Vardaman suffered a 64-14 beating at the hands of East Webster. See recaps of all the games below in the sports section. Photo by Lisa McNeece