CCES students explore space

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cces73 1Second grade students at Calhoun City Elementary recently studied a unit on Exploring Space. They were given an option to complete a project to present to their second grade classmates and parents. Pictured, from left, Zack Harris, Devon Clark, Joseph Powell, Audrey McNease, and Venya Young.

BHS Color War

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color warColor War Spirit Day was held recently at Bruce High School. Among the seniors participating were, front, Angelina Noguez, Ariell Zinn, Cora Coleman, Courteney Coleman; back, Robin Benefield, Brandon Bowling, Ashton Griffin, Lakerria Holland, Jennifer Buenrostro, and Bryant King.

Troop 40 in Calhoun City

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city scouts hittCalhoun City Scout Troop 40 recently received a donation from Billie Hitt. From left, are Hunter Ellett, Koby McGee, Kaison Parker, Conner Caviness, Levi Gosa, Tristan Griffin, Billy Hitt, Cole Baker and Cooper Caviness. Not pictured are Jordan Lucius, James Hardaway and Cody Voyles. Troop 40 was resurrected a year ago after years of dormancy.
They meet on Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. at the VFW in Calhoun City.

Bruce Junior Cheerleaders

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jr cheer12Bruce Junior Cheerleaders performed Friday night prior to the Trojans' win over Coffeeville. See more pictures of their performance in our photo gallery. Also watch a video in our video gallery. Photo by Joel McNeece

North and South Calhoun High Schools remembered

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south calhoun bigDedications were held for monuments at the former campuses of North and South Calhoun High Schools Saturday morning. More than 100 attended the ceremonies where separate monuments were unveiled and remembrances shared from alumns of each of the schools. Photos by Joel McNeece

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Bruce junior cheerleaders

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jr cheerBruce junior cheerleaders gave a preview of tonight's performance Thursday in the BHS auditorium. Pictured are Elizabeth Ledbetter and Joley Clark performing with the kindergarten group. More than 150 girls participated in the week-long cheer camp. They will all perform tonight beginning at 6:15 p.m. prior to the Bruce-Coffeeville football game at Trojan Field. Better get there early to get a good seat. Photo by Joel McNeece

Firemen salute Lafayette

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lafayette funeralCalhoun City, Derma and Sabougla firemen line the drive entering Pinecrest Memorial Gardens as a Calhoun City fire truck leads the funeral procession for former fireman Tanner Lafayette Wednesday afternoon. Lafayette, 21, was killed in a car accident Monday morning. Photo by Joel McNeece

Sweet Potato Tour

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sweet potato tourDamon Nelson with N&W Farms speaks to agriculture students from Mississippi State University who were touring sweet potato facilities in the Vardaman area on Tuesday. The students visited a couple of fields where digging was getting underway and two packing facilities to learn about the latest technology. Photo by Joel McNeece

Logan honored with certificate, medal

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Calhoun AvengersCalhoun Avengers Camp #1969 Sons of Confederate Veterans was honored to present to World War II veteran Gordon Logan the War Service Certificate and Medal at the August meeting. Accepting the award are Betty Logan and Gordon from Awards Chairman Billie Hitt.

Pope takes oath


rudyRudy Pope, of Bruce, was sworn in as the district three representative on the Calhoun County School Board Monday night by board attorney Paul Moore Jr. Pope will serve the remainder of the year on the board. The newly elected representative will take office in January. Pictured in the background is Pope's wife Sandra looking on. Photo by Joel McNeece