May earns Bruce Rotary honor

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The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for April is Cara May.

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Regis returns to roots of making handcrafted items

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Although Rose Harmon Turner Regis is not a native of Calhoun County, she has lived and worked here since 1979.

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Digital Media class is excelling at Career Center

Technology Team

The Digital Media Program at the Career and Technical Center teaches students all from Calhoun City, Bruce and Vardaman.
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Sawmill Queen Tea set April 12


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

The queen position is open to all junior and seniors girls from Bruce High School or Calhoun Academy who live in Bruce or the outskirts of Bruce.
Girls should wear Sunday attire. Candidates will be interviewed by out of town judges, and part of the interview will be questions about the town of Bruce.
There is no fee to enter. The queen will receive a scholarship. Applications are available at BHS and CA>

This year, a Sawmill Court will presented at the Festival for all girls who participate in the tea.

BHS student Chase Braddock loves working on cars

Chase Braddock

There are many students who have a talent, but not many can say they work on cars.

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Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman hosting Easter activities for kids

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Bruce, Vardaman and Calhoun City will all provide opportunities to hunt Easter Eggs and meet the Easter Bunny during events over the next few days.

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Calhoun native Joe Young is a successful dentist, history buff

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Dr. Joe Young is truly a native of all of Calhoun County. He was born in Bruce, attended school in Calhoun City, but the bulk of his county roots are in Vardaman, more specifically, Ellzey.

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Vardaman, Bruce high schools ranked among the best in the state

Porter Casey

Vardaman and Bruce High Schools rank among the best in Mississippi, according to the 2015 Niche Rankings.

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Amanda Gulledge is Calhoun’s Teacher of the Year

Teachers of the year, from left, front, Shadda Dunn, BES; Amanda Gulledge, CTC; Chelsey Fouche, CCHS; Sonya Switzer, CCMS; back, Heather Nix, BHS; Jennifer Duncan, VES; Amanda Taylor, VHS; Pam Odom, BUES. Not pictured is Mary Miller of CCES.

The Calhoun County School Board honored the district’s teachers of the year, district reading fair winners and discussed how the snow days would be made up at their regular monthly meeting Monday night.

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Bruce First Baptist sponsoring literacy program for community

James Hall

First Baptist Church of Bruce is announcing a free literacy program (ARW: Adult Reading and Writing) to help adults learn to read or improve their reading skills.

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