Determination – Myra Bryant has been a cancer survivor for more than 50 years

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Determined – that sums up Myra Bryant of Pittsboro and how she has won numerous battles with cancer spanning more than 50 years.

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Beckett: Education funding was key to session

Jim Beckett

Funding education, teacher pay raises and state employee raises were the key legislative accomplishments of the 2014 session, Rep. Jim Beckett of Bruce said.

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“Dog Lovers League” in Bruce aims to save dogs, find them homes

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The newly formed “Dog Lovers League” in Bruce is growing by leaps and bounds and is already having a life-saving impact on dogs captured by the City of Bruce.

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MDOC escapee searched for in Calhoun, now believed to be in Jackson area

Kristopher Box

A man who escaped from an MDOC work detail last November remains on the loose after leading authorities on a chase through the New Liberty area last week.

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Pollan tells chamber about “active shooter” drill

Sheriff Pollan

Sheriff Greg Pollan told the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce Tuesday that the recent “active shooter training” conducted by his department  at Vardaman Elementary was a great learning experience, and similar training events are being planned for the near future.

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Relay For Life set for tonight in Bruce

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Calhoun County’s 10th Annual Relay For Life will kickoff at 6 p.m. Friday, April 11 at the Bruce football field and chairwoman Sandra Pope is anticipating a memorable evening.

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Sheriff’s Department to host “Take Back Drugs Day” April 26

Kenneth White

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

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Supervisors agree to disperse fire rebate money


Calhoun County supervisors distributed fire rebate money and agreed to have a water line moved for a bridge project during a brief meeting Friday morning.

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Whitten earns Bruce Rotary honor

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Elizabeth  Whitten was recently honored as the Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for April.

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Early morning storm blows over trees, few power lines


The bulk of damage from last night’s severe weather appears to be downed trees.

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