Log truck fire

truck fire

truck fireSabougla Fire Department joined firemen from Walthall and Bellefontaine in responding to this log truck on fire along Hwy. 9 early Monday morning. The driver escaped the fire with no injuries.

Ellard Class of 1955 Reunion

Ellard 1955 Reunion

Ellard 1955 ReunionEllard High School Class of 1955 met recently for a reunion. Attending were, back, Ray McClarty, Cecil Stark, James Coleman, Bobby Stribling, Dewey Bollinger, Max Dorris, Douglas Edwards, Leotis Prestage, Tommy Anglin; front Estha Coleman Parker, Janice Stribling Jarrett, Lynda Peeples Ratliff and Nancy Jenkins Ferguson. Photo by Rommel Stribling

Tri-Community donates to Fire Department

Slate Springs Fire Dept

Slate Springs Fire DeptTri-Community Homemaker made a donation to the Slate Springs substation of the Sabougla Volunteer Fire Department in recognition of MS Homemaker Volunteers week recently. From left are: John Jasper Bingham; Scottie Wofford; Andy Cannon; T.J. Wofford; Lonnie Gregg; Chris Macon; Eddie Helms and Rebecca Grier holding the check; Richard Easley; R.M. England; Julia Bingham holding Emileigh Claire; Tri-Community president Daphne Warren; Betty Edwards; Jordyn Scott in front; Jean Kelley; Fire Chief Russell Denton and Stephanie Hitt.

National Day of Prayer


prayerNida Pittman leads a prayer for Calhoun County elected officials during Thursday's National Day of Prayer program at noon on the Calhoun City square. Photo by Joel McNeece

Creative Learning Center Graduation

Day Care Graduation feat

Day Care GraduationBruce Creative Learning Center Graduation will be Sunday, May 8 at 6 p.m. Graduates are, front from left, Ellie Kathryn Bailey, Isabella Ann Daughdrill, Livy James Wade, Bentley Darren Ledbetter; back, Cash Michael Wade, Enoch Warren Griffin, Jonah Cayson Fleming and Joshua Grayer Long. At left is teacher Lisa Hill. Photo by Anding Photography

Sawmill Festival Queen

Sawmill contestants

Sawmill contestantsMikayla Shelton, center,  was crowned Bruce Sawmill Festival Queen Sunday afternoon at the Jesse Yancy Library with Bruce Twentieth Century Club hostessing the event. Contestants included, l to r, Anna Carol Corder, Taylor Haire, alternate; Shelton, who was crowned by last year’s queen Marley Hood, and Julianna Cain. Shelton is the daughter of Chris and Sandi Shelton. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse

Mr. and Miss Calhoun Academy


MM CADanner Tedder and Casey Moss are Mr. and Miss Calhoun Academy. Danner is the son of Chris and Mary Joy Tedder, and Casey is the daughter of Mike and Kim Moss. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Calhoun Academy’s “At The Bandstand”

CA elem musical

CA elem musicalCalhoun Academy elementary students will present “At The Bandstand” Thursday, MAy 5 at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Admission is $2. It is a 50’s style musical that features hit songs from the 1950’s and is a musical spinoff from the popular “Bandstand” TV show. Front, Abby James, Bella Norwood, Layla Bramlitt, Alyssa Thweatt, Braden Faddock, Lynsey Leachman, Charli Denton, Kaylee Tallent; center, Erica Brasher, Georgia Ellard, Meredith Stribling, Lexie McCostlin, Addi Hollis, Sara Jane Parker, Madison Eubanks, Bella Nichols, Lexie Kirby, Allie Brooke Heavens, Jensyn Cain, Lily Clark; back, Bo Howell, John Michael Hood, Addison Comeaux, Bailey Parker, Carson Spraltin, Creed Stafford, Hayden Todd, George Tedder, John Grayson Leachman and Seth Walker. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse

Mr. and Miss Bruce High School

BHS feature

BHSJulianna Cain and Wesley Ross have been selected Mr. and Miss Bruce High School. Julianna is the daughter of Jason and Jennifer Cain, and Wesley’s parents are David and Monica Ross. Photo by Jennifer Cain

Fire on North Newberger

newberger fire

newberger fireBruce and Chickenbone firemen were on scene Saturday morning at a fire on North Newberger in Bruce. No one lives in the home that caught fire around 8:30 a.m. It was quickly contained.