Bruce Police conduct crisis drill at school

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srr drug dogBruce Police officers Thomas Tedder, Terry Griffin, Tony  Sockwell, and front, Corey Alexander with new K9 officer Ero, conducted a crisis drill for Bruce High School faculty. Photo by SRR

Bruce Band

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band1025Kamai Freelon and Anna Grace Pullen on tuba for the Bruce Trojan Marching Band that had 111 members dressed out for their season-opening performance at New Albany last Friday night.

Supervisors approve tax hike

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supervisors40Calhoun County supervisors voted Monday to increase taxes for next fiscal year by one mil. That will equate to an approximate $10 increase on a $100,000 house. Pictured, clockwise, from bottom, are Tony Morgan, Ernest Fox, Sonny Clanton, Jennifer Rogers, Barney Wade, Romona Tillman, Jenny Hill and Gwin Longest. Photo by Joel McNeece

G’s Place opens in Vardaman

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gs placeA ribbon cutting ceremony was held last Saturday for the grand opening of G’s Place, the newest restaurant in Vardaman located in the former Sweet Potato Specialites building. Partaking in the ceremony were, from left, Mayor James Casey and Lillie, John Macon, Michael and Rodney Gillespie. Photo by Joel McNeece

Mini-Cheer at Calhoun Academy

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ca mini cheer14Calhoun Academy cheerleaders hosted mini-cheerleaders last Friday for the season opening game. Pictured above, from left, are Sara Faye Washington, Skylie Collins, Ellen Harrell, Cailey McGreger and Anna Claire Watkins performing at halftime. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Cheering on the Trojans

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bruce cheerBruce cheerleaders did their part to keep the Trojan fans excited for the season opener at New Albany. See the game story in the sports section.

Marijuana

MarijuanaCalhoun Sheriff's Dept. found one of the largest loads of marijuana in Calhoun County today. More than 185 plants were found at the home of William Taylor, CR 165, who was arrested late this afternoon. From left, Sheriff Greg Pollan, Deputy Dean Poynor and Deputy Kenneth White.

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Slow Pitch Softball

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bruce softballSlow pitch softball season is underway. Thursday night, Bruce defeated Houlka 9-8 thanks to a home run by Bailey Massey. Calhoun City won in Vardaman 19-7 last night. Conley Langford and Raven Arrington each hit home runs. Pictured are Jersey Ferguson and Riley Newman in the Bruce dugout. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Stepp Saver

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andy stepp24Read about local pharmacist Andy Stepp, of Bruce, and what brought him to Calhoun County more than 25 years ago in our features section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Fired up for the Cougars

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cougar cherCalhoun Academy opened the football season Friday night with a home loss to Humphreys. See the story in the sports section. Photo by Celia Hillhouse