If you can’t find it at the Methodist Women’s Rummage Sale, you don’t need it

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For nearly 70 years, people have been finding treasures at the rummage sale hosted by the Methodist Women from Bruce United Methodist Church.

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Still no qualifier for District Five School Board race as Sept. 5 deadline approaches

Whit Casey

There are no qualifiers yet for the district five school board race with just over two weeks remaining before the deadline.

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Enrollment is up in Bruce and Calhoun City; slight decreases at Vardaman, Calhoun Academy

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Enrollment in the Calhoun County School District is up for the third consecutive year with the biggest gains in the lower grades in Bruce and Calhoun City.

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Supervisors proposing 1.2 mil tax increase

Barney Wade

The board of supervisors is proposing a 1.2 mil tax increase for the county, citing an increase in operating cost as the primary reason.

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Bruce Board approves $262,644 deficit budget; grants themselves pay increase

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

The Bruce Board of Aldermen voted for a $262,644 deficit budget that includes a 5% pay raise for city employees and a 60% pay increase for themselves.

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Clark talks to Bruce Chamber about new engineering program at Career Center

Kyle Clark

Kyle Clark, Director of the Career and Technological Center in the county, told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce at their meeting Monday, that engineering is the newest program to be offered there.

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Bruce board proposing deficit budget that includes raises for city employees, aldermen

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The Bruce Board of Aldermen voted for a $262,644 deficit budget that includes a 5% pay raise for city employees and a 60% pay increase for themselves.

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Supervisors approve life insurance policy for firemen

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Calhoun County supervisors approved a new life insurance policy for all county firemen and agreed in principle to opt out of the new law passed by the legislature establishing building codes.

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Bruce’s Vance earns Southern Grace Scholarship at MUW

Dustin Vance

Dustin Vance, a Mississippi University for Women senior culinary arts and photography student from Bruce, is the 2014 Southern Grace Scholarship recipient.

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Benny Graves loves to promote the sweet potato industry

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If it involves sweet potatoes, Benny Graves is probably nearby. The long time secretary of the Mississippi Sweet Potato Council lives and breathes the crop.

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