Bruce vs Vardaman

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bruce vard109Bruce and Vardaman renewed their county rivalry Friday night at Carter Field with the Trojans earning a 38-13 win. Read the game story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

PEPA moving line


pepa71Pontotoc Electric Power is in the midst of a major project along Hwy. 9 in Bruce where they are moving a major line up and away from the highway toward Weyerhaeuser. The area should see a lot of work over the coming months as the new turn lane for the mill is installed. Photo by Joel McNeece

Water leak on Countiss Street

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city of bruce waterJust another day at the office for City of Bruce workers as they've spent the day on Countiss Street working on a water leak. Photo by Joel McNeece

Beautiful Weather


flowerAugust is closing out in Calhoun County with some beautiful weather. Sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s are projected throughout the weekend and early next week. Photo by Joel McNeece

Derma House Fire

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derma fire 8-26An unoccupied house on West Enochs Avenue in Derma burned to the ground this morning. Derma Fire Chief Shane Childs confirmed no one was living in the house that was fully engulfed by flames shortly before 4 a.m. this morning. The cause of the fire was not known. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce Cheerleaders

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bruce cheerBruce Trojan cheerleaders for 2015-16 are, from left, front, Briana Pulliam, Logan Collins, Bailey Massey, Keyziah Armstrong; middle, Lakyn Burt, Brooke Bennett, Marley Hood, Taylor Haire, Julianna Cain; back, Ashton Griffin, Jalynn Aron, Anna Carol Corder, Chassidy May. Photo by Addy Photography

Ray recognized for 10th anniversary

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james rayBruce Trojans Head Football Coach James Ray was recognized by the booster club prior to Friday night's game for his 10th anniversary at BHS. Ray was joined on the field by former players of his for the pregame ceremony during which he was awarded a gift card and certificate.

Wildcats win with ease

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cats frontCalhoun City showed they're still among the teams to beat in 2015 opening with a dominating 49-8 win at Coffeeville Friday night. Read the recaps from all four county games in the sports section. Photo by Lisa McNeece

Brieton Sykes


brieton10Read about Brieton Sykes' motivation for the 2015 season in our sports section. The Wildcats all-state running back recorded more than 2,000 all purpose yards last year and aims for bigger success in his senior campaign. Photo by Joel McNeece

Country Basket

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country basket06Cindy Smith and Calhoun City Chamber President Laura Edwards look at some of the many baked items at The Country Basket, Smith's new store that opened today on Academy Road. Photo by Joel McNeece