Honors student from Calhoun City earns Joey Embry Scholarship

Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

Kajah Coleman, a freshman from Calhoun City, Miss., was named the recipient of the Joey Embry Memorial Scholarship at the University of Mississippi.

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Economic Development efforts heralded at CEDA Banquet

Rose Wells, Mayor Rudy Pope

More than 150 people filled the Bruce Museum Thursday night to honor local economic development efforts, salute volunteerism, hear an informative speech and experience the Blues at the annual CEDA Banquet.

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Bruce eighth graders study different kinds of stress


There are several different types of stress in the world, including physical stress, mental stress, time stress, situational stress, nutritional stress, thermal stress, and many more, but in the week of January 12th, Coach Angie Owen’s eighth grade science class did a project on another type of stress far different from other types. This stress is known as land stress.

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Calhoun Academy science fair set for Jan. 28


The Calhoun Academy Science Fair for fourth through twelfth grades will be held Jan. 28.

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Success of Tanglefoot Trail sparks new interest in Skuna Valley Trail

The now empty rail line extends 22 miles from Bruce to Coffeeville.

The Tanglefoot Trail – the 43.6 mile railroad line from Houston to New Albany that was transformed into a path for bicycles, walkers and joggers – is now one year old and is being hailed as an overwhelming success not by just those in Chickasaw, Pontotoc and Union counties, but Calhoun as well.

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Candidate qualifying slows greatly in Calhoun County


Candidate qualifying for Calhoun County races has virtually ground to a halt since the initial rush after qualifying opened Jan. 5.

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CEDA Banquet Jan. 22 at Bruce Museum

Randy Kelley

Three Rivers PDD director Randy Kelley and local Bluesman Leo “Bud” Welch will highlight the annual Calhoun County Economic Development Association Banquet Thursday, Jan. 22  at the Bruce Museum.

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Dr. King’s legacy honored at annual Loggins Scholarship banquet in Pittsboro


Kegan Coleman spoke on the importance of “intelligence and character,” eight honorees were recognized, and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was remembered in prayer and song during the annual banquet benefiting the Coach Curtis Loggins Scholarship.

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Supervisors explore options to improve multi-purpose building, drainage issues

Earnest Fox, Sonny Clanton, JB Rogers

Improvements to the multi-purpose center in Pittsboro were the primary topic of conversation at Thursday morning’s board of supervisors meeting.

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Ivy earns award from Bruce Rotary

Drake Ivy rotary

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for January is Drake Ivy.

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