Hubbard joins board

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hubbardoathJimmy Hubbard, fresh off his special election victory, was sworn in as Bruce's newest alderman Tuesday night by City Clerk Rita Talford.

Gary Roberson is new FBC pastor

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robersonsBro. Gary Roberson is the new pastor at  Bruce First Baptist Church. Roberson, of Blue Mountain, comes to Bruce from Morgan Baptist Church in Sturgis. With him is his wife, Gina, and their twin daughters, Ashlee and Amy, age 12. The Robersons also have an 18-year old son, Kenny, a freshman at Blue Mountain, who has been licensed to the ministry. Bro. Gary has been in the ministry for over 20 years and Gina is an education major. “I am excited to be the new pastor at Bruce First Baptist Church, and my family and I are so happy to be in Bruce,” he said. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

No thanks Santa

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tate-stegallIt wasn't all smiles and good times at the 20th Century Clubs annual Pancakes with Santa breakfast at the Bruce Museum. Tate Stegall wanted no part of Santa Claus. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Calhoun City Elementary Magic

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bebo02Bebo the Magician visited Calhoun City Elementary this week. Pictured helping him with a trick are fourth graders A’Kirea Moore and Allen Sockwell. Photo by Menisha Gates

Moore joins board

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homer_0468Homer Moore was sworn in today as district two's new supervisor by Judge Jim Vance. Moore joined other supervisors at the board table for the first of the month meeting in Pittsboro.

Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman Christmas Parades postponed

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santa-rain-umbrellaDue to the forecast calling for 100% chance of rain, the Bruce Christmas parade scheduled for Saturday at 4:30 p.m. has been postponed until Dec. 17. Calhoun City's parade has been postponed until Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. Vardaman has also postponed its parade from Monday night to Thursday, Dec. 8.

2A State Champs!

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state-champsCalhoun City High School won the 2-A state championship in a dominating performance over Bay Springs. The Wildcats won the game 22-8. From left, Tyrese Quinn, Jo Gray, Clay Wade, Jessie Nabors, Coach Perry Liles, Brandon Clanton and Lee Peden of Farm Bureau.

Bruce Rotary Auction

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rotary-acution16Charles Chrestman takes bids on a spinning reel Randy Baker displays during the Bruce Rotary Club's annual Christmas Auction Thursday night in the Bruce Museum. All proceeds from the event will be reinvested in the community through various charitable efforts. Photo by Joel McNeece

Fire at Moore home in Vardaman

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vard-fire04Vardaman Fire Department responded to a fire at the Jimmy Moore home on Hwy. 341 north of Vardaman Thursday morning. Linda Moore said she heard an explosion and stepped outside and saw their shed on fire. The shed and all the equipment inside was a total loss.

vard-fire63Vardaman Fire Chief Michael Whitten extinguishes fire that consumed the back end of a pickup truck parked next to the shed.

Calhoun City send off

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cats-ccesThe Calhoun City Wildcat football team, cheerleaders and band were sent off to Starkville for today's state championship game in style with a walk through at CCEs on their way out of town.