Calhoun Academy Science Fair

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ca science49Senior Group Winners – Aubrey Schmitz, Michael Jones, Haley Tedder, Caleb Hill, Becka Ledbetter, Remington Crutchfield, Claire Carter and John Riley Wilbanks. See winners in all categories in the CCJ. Photo by Joel McNeece

Calhoun 2nd for Trash Pickup

Trash Pickup

Trash PickupCalhoun County Sheriff’s Office placed second in the district in the MDOT Inmate Litter Removal Partnership program picking up more than 5,940 bags of trash off the county roadways in 2016. At left is Sheriff Greg Pollan with Mickey Rodgers, inmate litter control director.

Bruce Beauty Review

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srr senior BR COLORBHS Senior Beauty Review Beauties, Photogenic, and Most Beautiful winners are, l to r,  Brooke Logan, beauty; Bailey Massey, Most Beautiful; Karman Starks, beauty; Kelsey Hubbard, beauty; Mikayla Shelton, Most Photogenic, and Madison Rogers, beauty.

Arbor Day


trees1148Carl Bryant, Wade Kimbrell, Bailey Gordon and Tommy Gordon picking up trees from the Soil and Conservation Service in Calhoun City on Arbor Day.

Wildlife Tasting Dinner

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wildlife winnersWinners in the wildlife cooking contest at the annual tasting dinner Monday night were, from left, Don Stafford (deer), Steve Gulledge (overall), Denice Erwin (fin) and Billie Hitt (wild hog and fur). Photo by Joel McNeece

District Reading Fair Winners

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Reading Fair 1st districtFirst place District Reading Fair winners are  front, l to r, Jackson Hillhouse, BES 2nd grade, ind.; Joley Clark, BES kindergarten, ind.; Linzi Juarez, VES K-4th, group;  Madison Easley and Lang Hood, VES 3rd-5th grade, group; back, Lillian Baker, BUES 6th-8th, ind.; Rayna Ragon and Reed Davis (with Juarez), VES K-2nd grade, group; Tucker Graham and Caleb Graham, VES 6th-8th grade, group. First place winners will represent Calhoun County in the Regional competition this Saturday in Oxford. First place winners who automatically qualified for Regional because of none others in their category are, not pictured, Emory Gulledge, BES 1st grade, ind.; Maci Weeks, BES 3rd grade, ind.; Gabi Gonzalez, VES 4th-5th grade, ind., and Aiden Howell, BES 3rd-5th grade, non-fiction.

Armstrong wins for perfect attendance

CTC Perfect Attendance

CTC Perfect AttendanceBHS Senior Anthony Armstrong, center, won a $50 gift card when his name was drawn for perfect attendance at the Calhoun Career & Technical Center for the 2nd nine weeks. The card was donated by the 20th Century Club of Bruce and presented by club member Rebecca King. At right is CTC director Kyle Clark. Anthony is in the automotive program at CTC.

R.A. Car Race

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RA raceThe Calhoun County Baptist Associational RA car race was held January 30 at Bruce First Baptist Church. Among those participating were, standing, l to r, Hunter Collums, Seth Brasher, Luke Stewart, Andrew Stephens, Tyler Turner, Lane Stewart, Preston White, Addison Comeaux, Austin Plunk, and front, winners, Kennon Parker, 2nd, race; Dawson McCollum, 1st, race; Samuel Stephens, 2nd, show; Jackson Hillhouse, 1st, show; Cole Sullivan, 3rd, race, and not pictured, Jaxson Stacy, 3rd, show. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Trailer fire

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trailer fireNo one was injured in this fire that engulfed a mobile home on Lincoln Street in Bruce Sunday night. Bruce firemen received the call around 11 p.m. Photo by Joel McNeece

Board of Supervisors

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supervisor chodieCalhoun County Supervisors discussed a number of road projects and moved forward with the creation of county fire districts in the hopes of lowering insurance rates for citizens. Read about it in the news section.