The 1st Annual North MS Hope Outdoors Turkey Hunt was deemed a success with six hunters from all over Mississippi participating. The event provides outdoor opportunities to disabled children. Among those taking part in the event held in the Parker Community was Emily Hickman of Saucier. Photo by Steve Gulledge


Cub Scouts Pack 40 of Calhoun City held their first annual Blue & Gold Banquet since re-forming in September 2013. Cub Scouts received several awards and put on skits. Guest speaker was Kevin Stone of Calhoun City. Pictured, from left, are Webelos Jordan Lucius, Koby McGee, Conner Brown, leader Tim Hardaway; Keegan Alexander, James Hardaway and LeBron James.


The newly formed MHV Create Club met Monday night and decoupaged plastic Easter Eggs. This was their third meeting. Pictured, from left, are Gerry Hood, Sheila Freely and Laura Baker applying tissue paper to theirs. At back are Rose Diamond, Tink Massey, Martha Cannon and Jackie Corder. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

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Alison’s Club, a newly formed club for young girls, visited Bruce Community Living Center last Wednesday as part of their spring break activities. Club member Amierah Tillman assists resident Mildred Gamble in a game of Bingo. The club, which has 21 members ages 7-13, was started by Alison Armstrong of Bruce to give her daughter and friends some activities for spring break. The group went to Sardis Lake, the mall, had a cooking class, visited the nursing home and ended the week with a day at the zoo in Memphis. Armstrong said they plan to extend their activities to the summer months, too. Photo by Lisa McNeece


Dancers with Studio on the Square in Calhoun City recently earned high honors in West Memphis at Star Systems National Dance Competition and Nashville last weekend at Show Stoppers National Dance Competition. Pictured, from left, back, Alana James, Addison Hollis, Sarah Kate Watkins, and Kayleigh Hill; front, Greer Blaylock, Claire Henderson, and Darby Claire Caviness.

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Bruce High School Beauty Review winners are, from left, Haylon Hamilton, Summer Mulkey, Emily Morris, Elizabeth Whitten, Shelby Leachman, Mary Beth Collums and Dolan Hollings. Photo by Kim Ray

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Bruce High School Senior Beauty Review was held recently at BHS?Auditorium. Elizabeth Whitten and Dolan Hollings were selected Most Beautiful and Most Handsome. Photo by Kim Ray

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Dr. Jim Aron was honored with a reception before speaking to the Loosa Schoona DAR Monday at Bruce Museum. With Aron are cousins Jeanine Ferguson Davis, Janae Ferguson Hagan, and his mother, Mitzi Aron. A graduate of Bruce High School, he began his practice in 1997, and has been an emergency room doctor at St. Dominic’s in Jackson since 2001. Photo by Celia Hillhouse­­­

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Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church recently hosted a “Hunting For Christ” event. Pictured, from left, front, Eli Higginbotham, Abby Galloway, Donavan Blackwelder, Matthew Blackwelder, Brandon Brown, Will Howell, Nathan Hollings, Jake Blount; middle, BJ Higginbotham, Stone Lindley, River Lindley, Joshua Warren, Jarrett Bennett, Bro Will Turner; back, Christopher Roberts, Mikeal Hollings, Tim Quarels, Dustin Carr, Skylar Lindley, JR Hillhouse, Bradley Howell and Eric Parker.


1st grade winners in the BES Dental Health Coloring Contest were, from left,  Jasmin Tutor-Dunn, Lilly Howell-Bollinger, Jack Schmitz-Shelton, and Thaddeus Gutierrez-Blackwelder.