The 20th Century Club of Bruce joined with students, teachers and administrators at Bruce Upper Elementary School recently to break ground on a new memorial butterfly garden. The large area will provide a natural habitat for endangered butterflies while also serving as a place of study for BUES science classes and a memorial garden honoring too many students lost in recent years.
Calhoun Academy Drama Department will present Shrek The Musical this Friday, Apr. 29 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Morning performance admission is $2 for students/teachers and $5 for any other adults. Admission for the night performance is $8. Reserved seats ordered in advance will be $12. Characters are, front, Hunter Stone, Tate Porter, C.J. Bowling, Hillary Stacy, Hunter Robertson, Riley Dotson, Todd Harrell, Darby Caviness, Forest Shoemaker, Faith Clark, Lexie Bollinger, Scott Shankle, Payten Chrestman; back, Dalton Poynor, Anna Claire Watkins, Jacey Lucius, Caleb Hill, Hanna Tedder, Beau Walker, Danner Tedder, Preston Blue, Noah Clark, Ellen Harrell, Sara Faye Washington and Remington Crutchfield.
Calhoun Academy students Layla Bramlitt, Bella Nichols, Lynsey Leachman, Megan Stribling and Katelyn Eubanks (not pictured) participated in District Spelling Bee at Columbus Christian Academy. Leachman placed second and will advance to the State Spelling Bee in Jackson April 28. Photo by Celia Hillhouse
A Lafayette County man was killed and four others injured in a two vehicle, head-on crash on Hwy. 9 in Bruce this afternoon. Witnesses said a truck headed north veered into the lane of the southbound vehicle. The driver of the northbound truck was airlifted from the scene. Another was transported by ambulance to the hospital. Authorities are not releasing the names of the victims at this time.
Jody's Dancers will have their annual recital Saturday, April 24 at the BHS gym. Among the performers will be cheernastics– front, Jordan Ferguson and Kirah Shaw; 2nd row: Riley Hastings, Olivia Snellings, Hensley Hutchins, Hailey Hogan; 3rd row, Railey Doss, Aubrey Lee, Jacie McGinnis, Alyssa Griffin; back, Abby Daughdrill, Molly Ann Perkins, Katie Mata, Joci Dye and Maggie Brooke Long. Not pictured, Dallas Campbell