Racing runs in the Dishman family


Clint Dishman loves everything about racing, particularly drag racing. Dishman, who owns Clint’s Pit Stop convenience store on the corner of Hwys. 9-32 in Bruce, has been racing for 16 years.

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Can’t miss Carrie Garvin’s house in Calhoun City


Carrie Garvin’s house stands out on South Madison Street in Calhoun City, but then it would stand out on any street.

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Demand growing for Emily Rennie’s homemade magnets


Emily Rennie looks through dozens of magazines at a time, but not necessarily because she’s fascinated by the stories. She’s on a scavenger hunt for interesting images she can turn into her increasingly popular magnets.

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Alford wins “Senior Meat Goat Princess” in only second year of competition

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Vardaman senior Alyssa Alford is still a relative newcomer to competing in goat shows, but she has quickly risen to among the best in her class.

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Dr. George McNamee proud of his Bruce beginnings


Bruce native Dr. George McNamee knew what he wanted to do early on with his love for science.

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Winfer Turner has led Lighthouse Church in Bruce from its beginning in a cow pasture

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Bishop Winfer Turner will never forget his first sermons in Bruce. He preached in the school gymnasium, several homes, and a cow pasture.

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John Gillespie is the new Voice of the Rams

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If you’ve been to a home sporting event at Vardaman High School this year, then you’ve heard 16-year-old John Macon Gillespie, although you may not have realized it.

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Boland family has gathered for Thanksgiving stew cooking for almost 30 years


Most people think of Thanksgiving as a family gathered around the dinner table covered with a big, baked turkey and a deep dish of dressing. That’s not the case for the descendants of the late U.L. “Coot” and Mattie Boland.

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A.M. Zeidman loves politics, religion, football and the South

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Sitting at his desk in the front corner office of the Lackey Building on Main Street in Calhoun City, A.M. Zeidman spends his time assisting families with financial planning, preparing a lesson for his students at Northwest Community College and studying modern day politics.

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Robert Gosa served his country and now serves fellow veterans


Robert Gosa has spent virtually his entire life in service to his country and fellow veterans.

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