Calhoun City Elementary hosted a Christmas can food drive for the local food pantry. They raised over 1,500 items for local families. Mrs. McFarland’s 3rd grade class, pictured, brought in the most items. Standing in the back: Mariah Whaley and Serenity Pass; back: Cheyenne Lamar, Jayden Brand, Olivia Gardner, Ah’miracle Johnson, Korde Moore, Breanne Emard, Preston Gardner, Deshun Jones, Cheyenne Sansing, Myles Mays, Joseph Powell, and Kah’damien Jones; sitting: Catherine Crawford, Naima Flowers, Lathan Willams, Hannah Green, Nadiya McNamee, Zack Harris, and Sameria Cook; front: Kemauri Salley and Faith Edwards.
The Calhoun Community Choir performed a trio of Christmas concerts last weekend in Bruce and Calhoun City. Saturday night’s performance at Bruce United Methodist Church, pictured above, was before a full house. The choir, which features members from all over the county, is under the direction of Kim Gregory of Bruce. Photo by Joel McNeece
Calhoun Academy students entertained residents of the local nursing homes recently with Christmas carols. The lower elementary (K5-3rd grades) went to the Bruce Nursing Home and sang. They also took the residents cards and fruit. The 4th-7th and 9th grades went to the Calhoun City Nursing Home and sang. John Grayson Leachman played the piano. They also took the residents personal care items.