Leslie Wayne Collins, known as “Chick” to his family and friends, passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the age of 89. He was born in Calhoun County, January 4, 1924 to the late Jesse Leland and Jettie Valeria Kimsey Collins. He is the beloved father of Ava Jo Collins of New Orleans, LA and Dr. Steven Wayne Collins of Slidell, LA. He was preceded in death by his wife of more than 40 years, Geraldine Collins and all of his brothers and sisters. [Read more...]
Calhoun City will play Bassfield Friday, Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. in Mississippi Veterans’ Memorial Stadium in Jackson for the Class 2A State Championship after defeating Baldwyn 31-0 last Friday night in the North Half Title game.
Syble Massey Brasher, 89, of Bruce, died August 18, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North MS in Oxford. She was born July 6, 1924 in Merigold, the daughter of Truman Zack and Alpha Card Massey. She was a homemaker, member of Bruce First Baptist Church, and was a 1938 graduate of Bruce High School. She attended Jackson Commercial College.
Calhoun County supervisors began work on the budget for next fiscal year by hearing requests from each of the county departments last Friday.
The Bruce Farmers’ Market will look slightly different this week.
To put it mildly, this SEC Tournament was unlike any I had ever experienced before, primarily due to the brash, cocky, hated, beloved, animated, taunting, usually booed but always entertaining Marshall Henderson and his Ole Miss teammates.
Second grade students at Calhoun City Elementary were taught about dental health care by Mrs. Avery Hamilton, who is currently a student teacher at CCES. She invited Dr. Michael Abraham to visit and show students how to properly care for their teeth. Dr. Abraham demonstrated proper brushing techniques, told students how to prevent cavities, and provided dental care products for all students. Pictured, from left, front, Lacy Lee, Chloe Wright, Madison Armstrong, & Raivyn Willis; back, Mrs. Hamilton, Omarion Gaston, Kenji Williams, & Dr. Abraham. Photo by Menisha Gates