Christmas Book

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Sissy GroupBruce Elementary students recently published a Christmas book. Authors and artists of the book include, from left, front, Takeria Bobo, Layla Smithson, Caitlyn Tutor, Mary Alex Kakales, Emma Logan, Joni Barnett, JaKyra Thompson, Anesia Jackson; back, Bret Byars, Ryan Benson, Doug Williams, Aidyn Collins, Billy Harrison, Cayden Jones, William Eacholes, Joshua Long, Trakeveon Buchanan. Not Pictured - Jayden Grist. Read more about it in the School News section.

Sup. Moore recognized

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NWBOTMooreRecogAt the December meeting, Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, recognized Northwest Board of Trustees Chairman Mike Moore of Calhoun County for his service on the board. Moore is retiring after 37 years of service in education. He has served on the Board of Trustees for 10 years. Photo by Julie Bauer

Christmas display

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Front 13Janice Vaughn, Jesse Yancy Memorial Library librarian, looks over Christmas tree pins as part of Nellie Pratt’s collection at the library this month. More than 100 pieces of Christmas jewelry are included in the collection. Photo by Joel McNeece

Turner earns Rotary honor

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janna turner0The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for December is  Janna Turner, daughter of Kristi Shelton. Her activities are: ranks second in her class; has  28  ACT score; principal’s honor roll, 4 yrs.; Beta Club 4 yrs.; senior class president; student council president; band, 7 yrs.; color guard, 5 yrs.; color guard captain, 2 yrs.; annual staff, 3 yrs., editor, 1 yr.; 4-H, 10 yrs.; Juniorettes, treasurer, 2 yrs.; member of First Baptist Church. Photo by Joel McNeece

Apartment fire in Vardaman

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vardaman fireFire destroyed some apartments behind Mounce Supermarket in Vardaman Thursday night. Everyone got out safely. Derma, Calhoun City and Chickenbone fire departments all provided support to Vardaman FD.

Baptist Calhoun

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baptist open houseBeth Dean and Calhoun City Mayor Amye Hill check out the new outpatient rehabilitation service at Baptist Calhoun Hospital in Calhoun City during Thursday night's open house. Photo by Joel McNeece

Pancakes with Santa

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Pancakes FrontKasi Howell, of Bruce, lets Santa know of her Christmas wishes during the Pancakes with Santa event at the Bruce Museum last Saturday morning. See pictures from all the Christmas activities around the county in this week's CCJ. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Tour of Homes

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Tour TunnellThe Fine Arts Club of Bruce hosted the annual Christmas Tour of Homes last weekend. Jock and Noel Tunnell, at their home on CR 210 toward Pittsboro with their children Haven and Hudson.

Tour Michael HerrodMichael Herrod, who lives on Clay St. in Bruce, was another home on the Christmas tour.

Tour GoresDallas and Ginger Gore’s home, CR 151, Bruce, was one of four on the Christmas Tour of Homes Sunday afternoon. In front are their children– Sutton and Jackson.

Tour LoganThe home of Brad and Melissa Logan in the Yancy Easley subdivision was also on the tour.

Calhoun City Parade

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lewis memLewis Memorial's float in the Calhoun City Christmas Parade Saturday night.

Bruce Christmas Parade

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ca floatCalhoun Academy's float took top honors in the Bruce Christmas Parade Saturday evening.