Bruce’s Bowling chosen for Stanford summer program

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Bruce High School student Rebecca Bowling has been offered the opportunity of a lifetime by Stanford Law School and Envision Program.

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Smith, Hardin named STAR Student, Teacher at Bruce High

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Savannah Smith has been named as a STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2014-15 school year by the MS Economic Council (MEC) M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the STAR Program.

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Neely-Dorsey to speak at Yancy Library’s Brown Bag luncheon

Patricia Neely Dorsey

Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library as we celebrate “Unlimited Possibilities at Your Library” National Library Week 2015 with a Brown Bag Luncheon featuring Mississippi poet, Patricia Neely-Dorsey.

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Sawmill Queen Tea is Sunday at Gore home


Sawmill Queen Tea will be Sunday, Apr. 12 at 2 p.m. at the home of Ginger Gore, 39 CR 151, Bruce.

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Ace Cannon inducted into North America Country Music Hall of Fame

Ace Cannon

Ace Cannon, of Calhoun City, was inducted into the North America Country Music Associations, Int’l. Hall of Fame at their 18th annual event on March 14, in Pigeon Forge, TN.

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Calhoun City native and former military man Vencie Varnado enjoying work as Leo “Bud” Welch’s right-hand-man


It’s late Saturday night in Oxford, and up on stage in the dimly lit bar is Bruce Bluesman Leo “Bud” Welch” wailing away on his hot pink guitar to the roar of the crowd.

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Bruce’s Lakyn Burt has lung transplant

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As many know, a dear student at BHS, Lakyn Burt, was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis early on.

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Dill taken into custody, facing three charges of ‘inappropriate contact’ with a Vardaman student

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Former Vardaman softball coach Billy Dill waived his “probable cause hearing” Wednesday morning at the Calhoun County Courthouse and was immediately taken into custody facing three charges related to allegations of  “inappropriate contact with a student.”

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Bruce board sets May as cleanup month; gives Water Dept. Director Liles a raise

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

The Bruce board of aldermen set cleanup month for May where citizens will be able to dispose of items typically not picked up by the garbage truck.

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Mayor prioritizes where he’d like to see chip seal applied first

J.R. Denton

“From the square to Keenum Road,” is one of the first areas Calhoun City Mayor J.R. Denton told the board of aldermen last night he would like to see done when they begin putting down chip seal again.

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