Vardaman High School will celebrate homecoming this Friday when the Rams host Thrasher. The homecoming pep rally will be held Friday at 2:15 p.m. Pregame festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Carter Field. Senior Homecoming maids are, from left, Alyssa Alford, Laken Lucius; football maid Jade Ruth; and senior maid Shylysses Rimmer. Not pictured is senior maid Madison Halvorson. Photo by Joel McNeece
Bruce High School senior homecoming maids are, from left, McKenzie Morris (Paul and Melissa Morris), Tamera Talford (Byron and Rita Talford), Cara May (Greg and Jennifer May), and Torie Patton, (Tommy and Paula Patton). The homecoming pep rally will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on the Bruce Square. Homecoming festivities are set for 6:30 p.m. before the 7 p.m. game vs. Amory. The 2014 homecoming theme is “How Sweet It Is.” Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse
Janice Vaughn, seated, Calhoun City Public Library branch manager, shares her personal yearbooks with Emily Sutherland, Jesse Yancy Memorial Library branch manager. The three county public libraries are uniting in a drive to get the county’s school yearbooks digitized and would appreciate the help of the public. Still needed are Bruce 1944, 1947, 1948, 1951, 1953, and CC: ’52, ’53, ’73, ’74 ,75, ’79, ’81, ’88, ’89, ’90, ’97, ’98, ’04, ’05, ’08, ’14. See the related story in the “news” section.
Vardaman schools named its new drive in honor of the late George Thomas, a longtime teacher, coach and principal. The new drive, built with school, town and county help, is used as the pickup/dropoff point for Vardaman Elementary students. Participating in the dedication were, from left, Lisa Pettit, VES Principal Dedee Lee, Robert Doolittle, Supervisor Tony Morgan, George Thomas’ widow Becky Thomas, Mayor James Casey, VHS Principal Porter Casey and school board member Whit Casey. Photo by Joel McNeece