Calhoun 4-Hers win at District Horse Show


Calhoun County 4-H Youth recently competed at the Northeast District 4-H Horse Show.

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Back to School open houses set for Aug. 5; “Blessings” event will be Aug. 3


Calhoun County Schools will host its annual “Back to School” night Tuesday, Aug. 5 at all nine campuses in Bruce, Vardaman and Calhoun City, including the Career and Technical Center.

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New BES Principal Jeff Patton excited for start of school

Jeff Patton Feature

The first day of school is only two weeks away, but that’s two weeks too long for new Bruce Elementary Principal Jeff Patton.

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Pig Scramble returns to County Fair Thursday night

county fair LOGO

The pig scramble will return to the Calhoun County Fair after a year’s hiatus. The event, which always attracts a large crowd, is scheduled for Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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Gray fired from water dept.; mayor says Liles will be promoted to the position

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce Water Department Director Roderick Gray was fired last week on a 3-2 vote during a special called Bruce board of aldermen meeting.

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Sawmill Festival expected to break record for financial success

Becky Wright

Bruce Chamber officials reported Monday the 2014 Bruce Sawmill Festival is expected to be record-breaking.

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Schools Supply Lists


Following are school supply lists for Calhoun County Public Schools.

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Deputy follows blood trail to make burglary arrest

Jason Mims

A Vardaman man was arrested last Wednesday for burglary of a store and home.

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Career Center to offer CNA class this fall; registration underway


The Career and Technical Center will be offering CNA classes again this fall for adults at night.

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Judge Lackey takes the barbs, delivers his own while raising money for Excel at annual roast

A.M. and Patsy Zeidman

Thousands of dollars was raised for the Excel after-school tutoring program in Calhoun City Saturday  night as a panel of roasters took turns slinging barbs at Judge Henry Lackey, but it was the Judge himself that won in the end with his unique brand of storytelling.

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