Robotics team wins state, advances to nationals; hosting Spring Break camp this week


The lead robotics team from the Calhoun Career and Technical Center wasted little time in reaching their goal earning first place in the Mississippi VEX Competition to advance to nationals next month.

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Calhoun City woman, two children killed in wreck

Catina McBride

A Calhoun City woman and two of her children are dead after a wreck in Pontotoc county yesterday morning.

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Welch earns honor from Bruce Arts Council

leo bud welch

Leo “Bud” Welch Sr. is the latest honoree of the Bruce Arts Council.

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Jesse Yancy Library to host games, movie days during Spring Break

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Join us at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce for some Spring Break fun. The fun starts on Monday, Mar. 9 from 2-3:30 p.m. with a Spring Break Game Day.We’ll have a variety of board games and the Nintendo Wii to play.

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Sleet leaves ice covered roads, dangerous conditions

Icy Roads

Calhoun county and surrounding area are paralyzed with sleet that fell during the night leaving roads covered with a glazing of ice.
Calhoun County School District and Calhoun Academy are closed today as is the Calhoun County Courthouse.

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Bruce Trojan Color Guard tryouts are held

Marbella Vargas practices her flag-twirling skills before BHS Color Guard tryouts.

Color guard tryouts came about a month earlier this year. Instead of being closer to spring break, the tryouts were February 17-19. Twelve girls made it.

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Happy Homemakers earn top honor at annual awards

Perfect Attendance awards went to, from left, Teresa Patterson, Tink Massey, Stephanie Hitt, Katie Gaskin, Laura Baker, Rose Diamond, Martha Cannon, Millie Goforth and Daphne Warren.

MHV Awards Luncheon Program was held at the Calhoun County Multi-Purpose Building recently with the Happy Homemakers taking home top honors.
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Calhoun County shaken by deadly accident

Caylee Leachman

Silent, solemn, uncertain – those were the words used by school leaders all around Calhoun County describing their students upon returning to school Monday, mourning the loss of two well-known students and the several others injured in a violent car accident Saturday night.

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Bruce board agrees to have engineer to look at washed out areas on Newberger

Danny Rodgers

The Bruce board agreed Tuesday night to have an engineer look at some washout places on North Newberger and Johnson streets to see how they can be repaired.

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Robertson joins ‘City police; mayor gives update on streets

J.R. Denton

Juston Robertson was approved as a full-time police officer at Calhoun City by the board of aldermen at their meeting Tuesday. Robertson’s employment will be effective March 4. He is replacing Josh Hughes, who resigned.

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