Sheriff warns of phone scam in the area

Sheriff Pollan

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department is warning citizens of a phone scam discovered in the area.

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Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman, Derma all finish fiscal year with increase in sales tax returns

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Calhoun County’s four largest municipalities all finished the 2013-14 fiscal year showing growth in sales tax returns, according to the Mississippi Department of Revenue.

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Calhoun 4-Hers win at District Horse Show

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Calhoun County 4-H Youth recently competed at the Northeast District 4-H Horse Show.

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Back to School open houses set for Aug. 5; “Blessings” event will be Aug. 3

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Calhoun County Schools will host its annual “Back to School” night Tuesday, Aug. 5 at all nine campuses in Bruce, Vardaman and Calhoun City, including the Career and Technical Center.

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New BES Principal Jeff Patton excited for start of school

Jeff Patton Feature

The first day of school is only two weeks away, but that’s two weeks too long for new Bruce Elementary Principal Jeff Patton.

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Pig Scramble returns to County Fair Thursday night

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The pig scramble will return to the Calhoun County Fair after a year’s hiatus. The event, which always attracts a large crowd, is scheduled for Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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Gray fired from water dept.; mayor says Liles will be promoted to the position

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce Water Department Director Roderick Gray was fired last week on a 3-2 vote during a special called Bruce board of aldermen meeting.

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Sawmill Festival expected to break record for financial success

Becky Wright

Bruce Chamber officials reported Monday the 2014 Bruce Sawmill Festival is expected to be record-breaking.

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Schools Supply Lists

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Following are school supply lists for Calhoun County Public Schools.

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Deputy follows blood trail to make burglary arrest

Jason Mims

A Vardaman man was arrested last Wednesday for burglary of a store and home.

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