Calhoun City Elementary 1st graders 9-11 project.


Olivia Vance, Lydia West and Kenley Parker were among the junior cheerleaders cheering the Calhoun City Wildcats on to victory last Friday night. Calhoun City visits Pontotoc this Friday. Photo by Lisa McNeece

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A house trailer on McAlpine Street in Bruce last occupied by the late Ruby Evans was destroyed by fire around 1:30 a.m. this morning. Bruce and Chickenbone fire departments responded to the call. The trailer, now owned by Bruce Police Chief Stan Evans (Ruby’s brother), had been vacant for more than a year. Photo by Joel McNeece


Junior cheerleaders entertained at Calhoun City Friday night. Photo by Lisa McNeece

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Jaalen Thomas and the Calhoun City Wildcats had plenty to celebrate Friday night as they remained perfect on the season with a 28-7 home win over Water Valley. Photo by Lisa McNeece


Vardaman Ram cheerleaders for 2014 are, from left, back, Jade Ruth, Sydney Huffman, Johnna Landreth, Kristen Russell, Madison Bullard, Kayla Gaskin, Alaysia Madkins; front, Abby Haire, Jessica Rodgers, Shylysses Rimmer, Maegan Stroup, Audrey Moore, Anastasia Madkins. Not pictured is Cameron Douglas as Rowdy. Photo by Kelsey Nelson

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Lasherica Thornton was honored by the Bruce Rotary Club Wednesday. Among Lasherica’s many accomplishments is that she has a 4.0 GPA, was named to the National Society of High School Scholars, is currently the Skuna River Review editory, and has scored advance in Algebra I, English II, and U. S. History. She was accompanied by Laketia Stephens.

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Calhoun Academy cheerleaders for 2014 are, from left,  Lindsey Hubbard, Keely Wagner, Casey Moss, Darby Caviness, Taylor Weeks, and Jocie Ellett.  Photo by Celia Hillhouse


Chainsaw artist Glenn Smith, of Derma, was back in Bruce last week to present the bear he started at the Sawmill Festival and recently completed. The bear was placed on the southwest corner of the square. Pictured, from left, are Smith, Chamber President Becky Wright, Mayor Rudy Pope, Alderwoman Ellen Shaw, and Chamber Secretary Carol Shoemaker. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

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The Bruce Trojans recognized the contributions from Cannon Motor Company Friday night who paid for the new scoreboard installed this summer at Trojan Field. Pictured in the pregame ceremony, from left, are Cannon of Oxford General Manager David Huckaby, Cannon Salesman Dan Fulton, Cannon Sales Consultant Melody Campbell, Bruce Coach James Ray, Cannon Sales Manager Johnny Kakales, and Bruce Principal Michael Gillespie.