Career Center expanding robotics program to 8th-9th grades

From left, Rep. Jim Beckett, CEDA Director Sheila Freely, Bruce Gifted Teacher Jody Clark, Calhoun City Gifted Teacher Laurie Denley, Vardaman Gifted Teacher Jill Caples, Bruce Gifted Teacher Denise Hall, Vardaman Gifted Teacher Amy Edmondson, Engineering & Robotics Instructor Jennifer Bennett, Career Center Director Kyle Clark, and Mike Walker of AT&T.

The Calhoun County Career and Technical Center’s award winning robotics program will now be expanded to include 8th and 9th grade students, the result of a $5,000 gift from the Mississippi Chapter of the AT&T Pioneers.

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Bruce, Vardaman, Calhoun City graduations this Friday, Saturday


More than 150 Calhoun County students are scheduled to receive their high school diplomas this weekend in commencement exercises at Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman.
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Final totals released from May 12 special election; Zinn, Kelly prepare for June 2 runoff

Walter Zinn, Trent Kelly

The official recapitulation of Calhoun County votes were released today from the May 12 special election in which Trent Kelly and Walter Zinn, Jr. advanced to the June 2 runoff.

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Kelley speaks to gathering in Bruce on Rails to Trails possibilities

Randy Kelley

Three Rivers Planning and Development Director Randy Kelley told a group of citizens attending a Rails To Trails meeting in Bruce last week that the Tanglefoot Trail from Houston to New Albany has been a tremendous project for this area.

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Yoda Creek Golf Club has a new owner, new name


Yoda Creek Golf Club has a new owner and name. Kimmy Murphree, owner of Murphree Frame Supply in Bruce, purchased the golf course a week ago and has renamed it “Creekside.”

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Personnel matters fill school board agenda for Thursday night

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A long list of personnel moves dominate the agenda for Thursday’s school board meeting in Pittsboro.

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Weyerhaeuser turn lane project still months away

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It will likely be this fall before construction on the turn lane for Weyerhaeuser on Hwy. 9 in Bruce begins.

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Historic Countiss House burns in Bruce

Countiss House Fire

The historic Countiss Home off Hwy. 32 at the western city limits of Bruce was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon.

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Bruce board authorizes appraisals as they explore new land for rubbish site

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The Bruce Board of Aldermen agreed to have three appraisals done on some property the town is considering buying for a rubbish landfill.

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Chamber prioritizes effort to improve appearance, business recruitment in Bruce

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The Bruce Chamber of Commerce began developing a plan Monday to raise more funds to allow for a number of projects including improving the appearance around town, expanding offerings at the Bruce Museum and a reinvigorated retail recruitment and town marketing effort.

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