Bruce Rotary gives dictionaries to students


DictionariesBruce Rotary Club recently gave dictionaries to the third graders at Bruce Elementary School. Participating were, l to r, Elementary Principal Jeff Patton, Tylan Eacholes, Kolbie Collums, Sam Gunter, teacher Ashley Clements and Bruce Rotary Club President Romona Tillman.  Photo by Jo Ann Denley

Sweet Potato Secretary


Potato_6Tim Edmondson of Edmondson Farms and SMP Marketing in Vardaman visits with Kay Rentzal, U.S. Sweet Potato Council, and Trent Barnett, MSU Extension Agent during the secretary's tour of area growers last weekend.

Car crashes into building

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derma store wreckBadr Alqutani inspects the damage at his store in Derma Sunday afternoon after a car crashed through the front of the building. Read the related story in the news section.

Warren leads Grace Fellowship

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john warren fr3ontJohn Warren has served as pastor of Grace Fellowship in Calhoun City since its founding five years ago. The church, which is very active in the community, will celebrate its anniversary Nov. 12. Read the related story in our Calhoun Pastors section.

Music Room

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music room frontEddie Bollinger, Jeff Harmon and J.D. Long playing in the Music Room on Main Street in Vardaman. Read the related story in our features section.

Pick’em and Win!

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cooper caviness2Cooper Caviness, a sophomore at Calhoun Academy, is our guest picker this week in the Pick'em and Win football contest. Fill out your ballot in this week's CCJ and follow the submission instructions and you could win $25 and a t-shirt.

Rattlesnake kill

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reasie snakeReasie Kilgore of Big Creek killed this rattle snake today. He said it had 10 rattles and a button.

Wildcat Band

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city band95Calhoun City Band performing at halftime of Friday night's game.

Vardaman beats Bruce

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rams bruceVardaman was the big winner this Friday night, knocking off Bruce 41-13 at Carter Field thanks in large part to the play of Patrick Pratt, shown here making an interception. In other county action, Calhoun City fell to Houston and Calhoun Academy defeated Rebul. See more in the sports section.

Miniature Horses

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lovorn horses09Donna Lovorn began with just a couple of miniature horses. Twenty years later her herd has grown to near 60. Read about her hobby of raising and caring for the little horses in our feature section.