Bruce native Mindy Byrd working her dream job as a nurse practitioner


Mindy Byrd always dreamed of becoming a nurse while growing up in Bruce and today she works her dream job as a nurse practitioner in Jackson.

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Major water break in Bruce

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The boil water notice for the city of Bruce has now been lifted, according to officials at Bruce City Hall Friday at 11 a.m.


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Jeffery, Denley, PEPA honored by Bruce Chamber

Chamber Member of the Year Jo Ann Denley, Bruce Chamber President Becky Wright and Citizen of the Year honoree Paula Jeffery at Monday’s Bruce Chamber Banquet in the Bruce Museum. Photo by Joel McNeece

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce honored Paula Jeffery, Jo Ann Denley and Pontotoc Electric Power Association (PEPA) with their highest honors at Monday’s chamber banquet.

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McLean Mentors have significant impact on Excel

Jaylin Cruthirds and McLean Mentor  Brittany Fields working at Excel.

During spring break, Sr. Judy Sinnwell represented Excel as a member of a panel at the McLean Institute (University of Mississippi)  held at the Gulf South Summit in Little Rock, AR.

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Bruce’s Kim Gregory named Teacher of the Year in Lafayette


Despite retiring in May, Kim Gregory, of Bruce, has never stopped working to better herself as a teacher. This commitment, coupled with her dedication to her students, earned her the title of Lafayette County School District’s Teacher of the Year.
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Calhoun City Chamber to host annual “Spring Fling” Thursday evening

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Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce will host its sixth annual “Spring Fling” Thursday, March 19 from 5-7 p.m. at the Methodist Corner on the Calhoun City Square.

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Supervisor, sheriff, chancery clerk all hire employees

Carlton Baker

Hiring of new personnel dominated Friday’s meeting of the board of supervisors in Pittsboro.

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Southern trilogy author to speak at Brown Bag Luncheon

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Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce on Tuesday, Mar. 17 at Noon for a Brown Bag Luncheon with guest author, Merle Temple.

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Bruce Chamber sets banquet for Monday, March 16

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After twice being forced to postpone due to snow and ice, the Bruce Chamber of Commerce will try once more to hold their annual banquet at the Bruce Forestry Museum on Monday, March 16 starting at 6:30 p.m.

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Calhoun approved for Emergency Food and Shelter grant


Calhoun County has been awarded $7,291 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

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