4-H Archery


Seth Scott was among those practicing his grip and stance with his bow for upcoming 4-H archery competitions when the group gathered for a prartice this week in Pittsboro.

Wintry weather slows sewer project


The installation of new pipe for the near $1 million sewer project in Bruce has slowed to a near halt due to the recent stretch of bad weather. The project is scheduled to be completed by late spring. See the related story in the news section.

Giving to Excel

Cannon Motor

David Hill of Cannon Motors delivered this $1,000 donation to Excel recently as part of the dealdership’s 5-year commitment. Large donations were also received from the New Century Club and Tri-Community Homemakers. See the related story in the news section.

St. Patrick’s Day


The 4-H Handy Helpers recently learned about St. Patrick’s Day and made painted shamrocks, a 3-D shamrock and a shamrock mobile. Pictured, from left, are Ramie Lopez, Jordyn Scott, Warner Hawkins, Hagen Russell, Jess Russell, Hayden Barnett, Jude Hawkins, Seth Scott, Jordan Dorrough, Zach Dorrough.

Lady Wildcats fall

lady cats huddle

Basketball season ended for the Calhoun City Lady Wildcats ended Friday night with a 77-61 loss to Amite County in the state quarterfinals. See the game story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Wildcats fall in state quarterfinal


It was a tough day for the Calhoun City Wildcats as their season ended with a 77-66 loss to Bay Springs in the Class 2A State Quarterfinals at Jackson State. Tyius Jennings, pictured, led the Wildcats with 16 points. Jarvis Heard scored 13. Ladavius Draine and Brieton Sykes each had 11. Photo by Joel McNeece

Icy roads cause problems


The icy roads are causing a lot of problems in the county. Law enforcement is urging people not to get out.

Derma House Fire

Derma House Fire

Derma and Calhoun City Fire Department are on the scene of this house fire on Hamilton Street in Derma.

Andy Stepp shovels snow

Andy Shovels Snow

Andy Stepp, of Bruce, shovels ice off his parking lot at Stepp Saver Pharmacy.

Hwy 341 Icy Road

Hwy 341

Hwy 341 south in Vardaman on this cold, icy morning.